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Please don’t throw trash during the Sinulog
by Valeriano Avila - January 15, 2019 - 12:00am
This week is Sinulog week and so many things have been changed purportedly to make the Sinulog, livelier, less of a hassle, and safer for the devotees.
Kudos to the University of the Visayas
by Valeriano Avila - January 14, 2019 - 12:00am
For our Sinulog Presentation on Straight from the Sky, we bring you once again our very own Archbishop Jose Palma who was installed in the Archdiocese of Cebu on January 13, 2011 and has since become a worthy successor...
The baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ
by Valeriano Avila - January 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Today is the Feast of the Baptism of our Lord Jesus and for you who have been reading the Bible, you would understand that earlier conversation between our Lord Jesus Christ and John the Baptist who told Jesus that...
Freedom of expression is paramount
by Valeriano Avila - January 11, 2019 - 12:00am
We all saw what happened during the annual Black Nazarene procession done in the City of Manila.
How much did the Road Board collect?
by Valeriano Avila - January 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Last Sunday, my biker friends from the Road Brothers took our first bike ride for 2019.
Time for Duterte to give us a clean election
by Valeriano Avila - January 7, 2019 - 12:00am
For our special presentation today, we bring you a very beautiful discussion of life, yesterday, today, and tomorrow here in our beloved Cebu.
Happy New Year to everyone!
by Valeriano Avila - January 1, 2019 - 12:00am
For our first ever special presentation on our talkshow Straight from the Sky we bring you Mr. Andrew Harrison, Chief Executive Officer of the GMR-Megawide consortium that gave us Terminal 2 that we inaugurated last...
The year 2018 that was for us Cebuanos
by Valeriano Avila - December 31, 2018 - 12:00am
Today is the last column for the month of December and for 2018.
Political motivation at its highest
by Valeriano Avila - December 27, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s been a rainy Christmas week and the reason is that Tropical Depression Usman might intensify into a tropical storm before its possible landfall over Eastern Samar this Friday.
Merry Christmas to all our readers!
by Valeriano Avila - December 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Since today is the Eve of Christmas and a Monday I have decided that my Christmas presentation with Fr. Jonas Mejares, the famous singing priest, will be shown tomorrow exactly on Christmas Day even if it’s...
Mary visits Elizabeth
by Valeriano Avila - December 23, 2018 - 12:00am
It is now the 4th Sunday of Advent and Christmas is just a few days away. Today’s gospel reading comes from Luke 1:39-45, it is about our Blessed Virgin Mary visiting her cousin Elizabeth because the Angel...
Suffering bad traffic in A.S. Fortuna… help!
by Valeriano Avila - December 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Last Wednesday morning I interviewed Andrew Harrison, Chief Executive Officer of GMR-Megawide that operates the Mactan-Cebu International Airport, as the first guest on my special presentation on my talkshow on Straight...
Many millennials are into drugs
by Valeriano Avila - December 20, 2018 - 12:00am
I spent my Monday evening tuned in to the replay of the Miss Universe pageant that was done in Bangkok, Thailand.
All traffic violators must be apprehended
by Valeriano Avila - December 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Land Transportation Office-7 Director Victor Emmanuel Caindec vowed that this week the LTO, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board, and the Highway Patrol Group of the Philippine National Police...
Balangiga: A great moment in our history
by Valeriano Avila - December 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Our special presentation on our talkshow tonight is a talk about the future of Cebu City with people who care about their surroundings and the problems that we continue to suffer in Cebu City.
A historic meeting in The FREEMAN
by Valeriano Avila - December 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Yesterday was a historic occasion for The FREEMAN as our top bosses, Sir Dodong Gullas and Sir Miguel Belmonte asked all columnists to visit Sir Dodong in his office at the University of the Visayas.
Finally, the DENR got its mandate right
by Valeriano Avila - December 11, 2018 - 12:00am
It seems that the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas has introduced the “pilot river systems” ordering all regional directors to conduct a cleanup on river systems within...
How they fix roads in Fukuoka and Nagasaki
by Valeriano Avila - December 4, 2018 - 12:00am
I just came from a five-day trip to the cities of Fukuoka and Nagasaki and let me tell you that the major difference between Cebu City and these Japanese cities is the serious lack of traffic.
Aviation Security Group needs to be rechecked
by Valeriano Avila - December 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Last week, Straight from the Sky brought you a special episode with footage of the 18th Grand Wine Event at the Grand Ballroom of the Marriott Resort Hotel. While that event was recorded by many, we were the only...
The coming of the Son of Man!
by Valeriano Avila - December 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Today is the First Sunday of Advent and a new liturgy has started with violet as the official color which brings us hope.
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