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The Parable of the Dishonest Steward
by Valeriano Avila - September 22, 2019 - 12:00am
It is now the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time and today’s gospel is a bit confusing in the sense that our Lord Jesus Christ presents to us the issue of a dishonest steward.
Will the “Beep” become a game changer?
by Valeriano Avila - September 19, 2019 - 12:00am
As headlined in SunStar Daily, 15 modern bus-jeeps (Beeps) were blessed as part of the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program of the Duterte Administration at the Plaza Independencia last Monday, the first...
Will we really get new parks and playgrounds
by Valeriano Avila - September 18, 2019 - 12:00am
I read in the news that Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has included his wife and the wives of the city councilors in the recently-convened Parks and Play-ground Commission to help in the beautification of Cebu City....
Time for us to conserve our fuel supply
by Valeriano Avila - September 17, 2019 - 12:00am
It seems that the national newspapers headlined with anxiety the unexpected attack on half of the oil fields of Saudi Arabia, which would surely result in the increase of pump prices in gasoline and oil product...
Former governor Rene Espina: 1929-2019
by Valeriano Avila - September 16, 2019 - 12:00am
This year, we have been very active in writing articles about cleaning up our esteros and rivers.
The parable of the lost son
by Valeriano Avila - September 15, 2019 - 12:00am
We are now on the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time and today’s gospel reading is a parable that is perhaps the most recognized by Christian believers worldwide.
SOGIE bill doesn’t promote equality
by Valeriano Avila - September 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Our nation has so many problems simply because we are not alone in this Earth and we do need to compete, even with our ASEAN neighbors.
I fully agree, DPWH should be investigated
by Valeriano Avila - September 12, 2019 - 12:00am
My son, PAL pilot JV Avila just toured Samar reaching as far away as Borongan, Guiuan, and he took photos of the famous returned bells of Balangiga.
Remembering 9/11 18 years ago
by Valeriano Avila - September 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Today is one of the most unforgettable days of the year as 18 years ago, on what is now known as 9/11, two commercial airliners were hijacked by Middle Eastern terrorists who then crashed them into the twin towers...
Wanted: A new Philippine Constitution
by Valeriano Avila - September 10, 2019 - 12:00am
While I still support what Pres. Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte for the so many positive things he has done for our country, however he seems to have lost his appetite for Charter Change, especially when I...
Remembering Don Sergio Osmeña Sr.
by Valeriano Avila - September 9, 2019 - 12:00am
For our special presentation on our talk show “Straight from the Sky” we again proudly bring you Cebu’s Philippine Accessible Disability Services, Inc. dragon boat racing team, which won four gold...
The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
by Valeriano Avila - September 8, 2019 - 12:00am
It is the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. However, today is also the birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary whom we know was born to St. Anne and St. Joachim as written by the protoegevangelium of James, an apocryphal...
Finally, Duterte removes Faeldon!
by Valeriano Avila - September 6, 2019 - 12:00am
I was watching the ANC news last Wednesday evening with no other than Pres. Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte talking to the media who demanded the resignation of Bureau of Correction (BuCor) director Nicanor...
It is time for the president to fire Faeldon
by Valeriano Avila - September 4, 2019 - 12:00am
It is the 90th birthday in heaven of my mentor and boss, the late Maximo V. Soliven, who took me in as his “alikabok” 30 years ago and turned me into the journalist that I am today.
Many accidents happening over the weekend
by Valeriano Avila - September 3, 2019 - 12:00am
It was a rainy weekend for us and a huge surprise that we just had too many accidents last weekend when I read in the front page of The Philippine STAR that a Beechcraft King Air 350 on a medical evacuation with...
Cebu City and Cebu Province have become one
by Valeriano Avila - September 2, 2019 - 12:00am
It is already September and one of the monthly celebrations is done by the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas a media organization that I have never interviewed on my TV show “Straight from the Sky”...
The conduct of guests and hosts
by Valeriano Avila - September 1, 2019 - 12:00am
It is the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time and today’s gospel teaches us about the conduct of invited guests and hosts, which you can find in your Bible in Luke 14:1, 7-14.
COA should give us an honest BRT assessment
by Valeriano Avila - August 29, 2019 - 12:00am
The FREEMAN’s banner story Tuesday was the delay in the implementation of the Bus Rapid Transit, which, according to the Commission on Audit, has cost the City of Cebu P23 million.
What is important to us? Water or politics?
by Valeriano Avila - August 27, 2019 - 12:00am
If you people already forgot, Cebu City had a problem with saltwater intrusion 30 years ago when it already reached Mango Avenue.
PADS dragon boat team are now world champions!
by Valeriano Avila - August 26, 2019 - 12:00am
For our special presentation on “Straight from the Sky” I’m proud to bring you Police Colonel Gemma C. Vinluan, Cebu City Police Office chief, who took over from her classmate, Police General Royina...
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