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Our having a water and traffic crisis
by Valeriano Avila - October 16, 2019 - 12:00am
During our 888 News Forum at the Marco Polo Plaza Hotel yesterday, we had with us Tony Tompar who talked about why Metro Cebu lacks a water supply.
Get ready for the 500th year of Christianity
by Valeriano Avila - October 15, 2019 - 12:00am
I just learned that Office of Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Secretary Michael Lloyd Dino has appointed Cebuano industrial designer Kenneth Cobonpue as the head of the Visayas Quincentennial Committee.
Amazing sceneries in Davao
by Valeriano Avila - October 14, 2019 - 12:00am
For our special presentation on our talkshow Straight from the Sky, we bring you a talk about getting statistics in the country through an agency called The Philippine Statistics Authority.
Cleansing to the ten lepers
by Valeriano Avila - October 13, 2019 - 12:00am
It is the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time and today’s gospel teaching is about the cleansing of ten lepers that you’ll read in Luke 17:11-19. If you read carefully this story, you’ll see how ungrateful...
Next week we’ll know who is truly our Veep
by Valeriano Avila - October 11, 2019 - 12:00am
The Supreme Court last Wednesday reminded the parties of Vice President Leni Robredo and former Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. about making public remarks on the pending electoral protest that they...
It is time for Charter Change to happen SHOOTING STRAIGHT
by Valeriano Avila - October 10, 2019 - 12:00am
If there is anything that many people would want to happen it is Charter Change because the 1987 Constitution is already 30 years old and many changes have happened since that constitution was enacted.
The 28th national CREBA convention in Cebu
by Valeriano Avila - October 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Today is the start of the Chamber of Real Estate and Builders Association’s 28th annual and national convention from October 9 to 12.
Finally, we’ll widen roads in the south
by Valeriano Avila - October 8, 2019 - 12:00am
First off, my heartfelt congratulations to the MyTV staff and crew for winning the Best TV Plug/Public Service Announcement with the show "My Cebu Heritage: Colon Street" during the 19th Cebu Archdiocesan Mass Media...
What are our priorities? Road safety, or trees?
by Valeriano Avila - October 7, 2019 - 12:00am
For our special presentation on our talk show “Straight from the Sky”, we bring you a major focus on the tourism development of our country. I’m talking about farm tourism.
The attitude of a servant
by Valeriano Avila - October 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Today is the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time and our refection today is on the attitude of a servant.
Who will be the next chief justice of the SC?
by Valeriano Avila - October 4, 2019 - 12:00am
It turns out that Supreme Court Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin is set to retire on October 18, and apparently four of his colleagues in the tribunal are vying for his seat.
Move jeepneys to unserved routes
by Valeriano Avila - October 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Leaders of jeepney drivers' groups seemed to have claimed that the transport strike last Monday was a success because they said that it paralyzed around 95 percent of the routes in Metro Manila.
More on our water issues
by Valeriano Avila - October 2, 2019 - 12:00am
While there is some good news regarding the cost of the pump prices of fuel products, which grew to nearly two pesos per liter after the drone attack on the oil fields of Saudi Arabia, the big news was that most...
The jeepney can be changed with a better idea
by Valeriano Avila - October 1, 2019 - 12:00am
First off, allow me to greet my second daughter Katrina “Inky” Avila on her nth birthday today. While my wife was pregnant with her, we almost lost her during a trip to Cagayan de Oro at the Caprice by...
Now is the proper time for charter change
by Valeriano Avila - September 30, 2019 - 12:00am
For tonight’s special presentation on our talk show “Straight from the Sky”, we will help promote the up and coming 28th annual and national convention of the Chamber of Real Estate and Builders...
The parable of the rich man and Lazarus
by Valeriano Avila - September 29, 2019 - 12:00am
It is the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time and today’s gospel is one of my favorite parables.
Who should we blame for our water crisis?
by Valeriano Avila - September 27, 2019 - 12:00am
There is no question that the Cebu Provincial Board, Mandaue City Council, and the Cebu City Council who compose Mega Cebu are dissatisfied with the performance of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) to the...
A serious talk about our water issues
by Valeriano Avila - September 26, 2019 - 12:00am
I recently wrote about the possible solution to our water crisis simply because this was presented to the Cebu media by the officers of the Aboitiz InfraCapital which is willing to invest in projects like the Mananga...
A solution to our water crisis is at hand
by Valeriano Avila - September 25, 2019 - 12:00am
It was only a week ago when the Cebu media was invited to a power lunch hosted by the Visayan Electric formerly called VECO where we also met the top officials of the newest and fifth member of the Aboitiz Group...
Haze can make you sick
by Valeriano Avila - September 24, 2019 - 12:00am
I left Cebu for Manila Thursday afternoon and saw from the plane that the haze supposedly from Indonesia forest fires has truly engulfed a great area of the Visayas.
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