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A historic Zoom interview with Taiwan’s VP
by Valeriano Avila - June 1, 2020 - 12:00am
For our special presentation on our talk show “Straight from the Sky”, we again bring you Dr. Rene Bullecer to discuss the effects of COVID-19 and the nearly three-month closure of all our churches.
Today is Pentecost Sunday
by Valeriano Avila - May 31, 2020 - 12:00am
Today is the last day of May and the Solemnity of the Pentecost.
Looking forward to reopening the economy
by Valeriano Avila - May 29, 2020 - 12:00am
The big breaking news yesterday was that 17 mayors of the National Capital Region, members of the policy-making Metro Manila Council, will formally recommend shifting to a General Community Quarantine from June...
No bureaucracy in reopening businesses, please
by Valeriano Avila - May 27, 2020 - 12:00am
At least the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez and National Task Force against COVID-19 chief implementer Carlito Galvez are set to recommend the special guidelines...
Now it can be told, lockdowns were a waste
by Valeriano Avila - May 25, 2020 - 12:00am
For our special presentation on our talk show “Straight from the Sky”, for the first time on our show we bring to you a millennial political leader who was a two-term congressman of Cebu’s 1st District...
The middle class sector is badly hit
by Valeriano Avila - May 22, 2020 - 12:00am
First off, allow me to greet a very pleasant happy birthday to Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella.
Do you still belong to the middle class?
by Valeriano Avila - May 21, 2020 - 12:00am
When I got my senior citizen cash gift, I was very thankful that the gift did not make any distinction whether senior citizens are high, middle or low class.
When do we reopen our churches?
by Valeriano Avila - May 20, 2020 - 12:00am
Today is a rare day as it is 5/20/2020. I really can’t tell you what is going to happen today, but I checked our Internet sources whether or not the stars in the heavens would align.
Restarting the economy won’t be easy
by Valeriano Avila - May 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Like what I pointed out yesterday, Cebu City and Mandaue City have insisted on being under an enhanced community quarantine rather than shifting into a modified ECQ.
Let’s be prepared for the end of the month
by Valeriano Avila - May 18, 2020 - 12:00am
For our special presentation on our talk show “Straight from the Sky” we finally got to interview Cebu’s most powerful couple; 5th District Congressman Rep. Duke and Liloan Mayor Christina Garcia...
The advocate
by Valeriano Avila - May 17, 2020 - 12:00am
It is already the sixth Sunday after Easter that means we are already on our second month of fasting in the Holy Eucharist.
ECQ or GCQ it really doesn’t matter
by Valeriano Avila - May 15, 2020 - 12:00am
It seems that in May we might be getting an unexpected storm or typhoon named Vongfong (Ambo) which is considered a dangerous Cat 2 (175kph winds) typhoon! Those in Samar and Bicol should prepare. Landfall was expected...
DOH, what is Cebu City’s fatality rate?
by Valeriano Avila - May 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Exactly 53 years ago was Cebu Soap Box Derby Week, a race of a boxcar without an engine along the steep Gorordo Avenue that started at the Lahug Elementary School and ended at the end of the University of the Philippines...
Cebu province on GCQ but not Cebu City
by Valeriano Avila - May 13, 2020 - 12:00am
First off, allow me to greet my mother, Ascension Segura Avila, on her 100th birthday in heaven.
Time to focus on restarting the economy
by Valeriano Avila - May 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Wow. How a year just zipped by! Just a year ago, I left for my trip to London and eventually for my Scandinavian cruise.
A response from the Barili Mayor
by Valeriano Avila - May 11, 2020 - 12:00am
For our talk show “Straight from the Sky”, we bring you the newly-elected President of the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and industry, Inc. Felix Taguiam.
I am the Way, the Truth and the Life
by Valeriano Avila - May 10, 2020 - 12:00am
It’s the fifth Sunday of Easter and today’s gospel reading comes from John 14:1-12.
We should follow the example of Taiwan
by Valeriano Avila - May 8, 2020 - 12:00am
I salute The FREEMAN editorial last Tuesday May 6th when it said, “A video of the distribution of the Social Amelioration Program to beneficiaries in one of the barangays in Lapu-Lapu City has made rounds in...
ABS-CBN: A charter franchise issue
by Valeriano Avila - May 7, 2020 - 12:00am
At this point everyone already knows the big breaking news in the country that the National Telecommunications Commission ordered ABS-CBN shut down some of its TV and radio operations, after its legislative franchise...
We have to fight the war against the unseen enemy
by Valeriano Avila - May 6, 2020 - 12:00am
At this time, I know for a fact that our newspapers have gone very thin simply because there are no companies advertising their products because of the present ECQ we are having.
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