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A blessed Easter ahead to you all!
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - April 6, 2023 - 12:00am
Today is Holy Thursday. So much lessons to remember about this special evening.
Earth Hour 2023 - March 25 from 8:30-9:30 p.m.
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - March 25, 2023 - 12:00am
Come and join the rest of the world celebrate Earth Hour 2023 tonight, on this last Saturday of March!
Urgent help needed by Pier 1 passengers
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - February 4, 2023 - 12:00am
How many of you have experienced this in Pier 1, specifically at a corner near a convenience store and across a Cebu City Police Station?
How are our Filipino people now?
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - January 26, 2023 - 12:00am
Many streets have less or no jeepneys /tricycles since the pandemic till now.
Prayers to Señor Santo Niño, 2023
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - January 14, 2023 - 12:00am
Despite the continuing rains, thousands have been joining the early morning activities scheduled for this year’s fiesta for our dear Santo Niño!
State of the Philippine economy 2022
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - November 12, 2022 - 12:00am
University of the Philippines Professor Rene Ofreneo shared the following select data from the Department of Finance and NEDA that all Filipinos should know.
November 1 and 2, 2022
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - October 29, 2022 - 12:00am
Just when Filipinos looked forward to finally being allowed to visit their dead in the cemeteries, Typhoon Paeng comes with its intermittent strong rains.
Protecting Barangay Binaliw residents
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - October 22, 2022 - 12:00am
This was written before the public scoping of the ARN Central Materials Recovery Facility and Sanitary Landfill Project in Barangay Binaliw scheduled at 9 a.m., Friday, October 21.
Waste not!
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - October 1, 2022 - 12:00am
This couple does not need anyone to defend them as they can, on their own, fight, have fought, and continue to fight battles since their days as our students then at the University of the Philippines Cebu College,...
Agriculture and issues
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - August 20, 2022 - 12:00am
Last July, a shortage of chicken and eggs was reported. This August, lack of sugar supply is now in the news.
Sell or donate clean and dry plastics!
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - August 6, 2022 - 12:00am
Direct evidence of global warming is now being experienced by people all over the world --heat waves, stronger typhoons, forest fires, famine, and drought among others.
With a heavy heart, Lord, your will be done!
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - July 2, 2022 - 12:00am
Dear Lord, last June 30, many of us prayed/lifted our heavy hearts to you. Before us were your words in Matthew 11:28-30.
Councilor Alvin Dizon: Committed, consistent, transparent, hardworking  
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - April 30, 2022 - 12:00am
The first time we met in the early 1990s, Councilor Alvin Dizon, then a young university student leader, spoke at a rally defending the urban poor trisikad drivers from being marginalized by the ongoing Cebu Port...
Unforgettable Good Friday recollections    
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - April 14, 2022 - 12:00am
Thank God, April 13, 1984 was Good Friday.
Best to prepare for soonest
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - January 22, 2022 - 12:00am
There are a number of concerns that we need to best prepare for, earliest we can.
Pit Señor 2022: Soar like eagles
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - January 15, 2022 - 12:00am
Nothing can stop devotees from celebrating this year's Feast of the Sto. Niño in their own way, in their hearts.
The feast of our Mama Mary’s Assumption
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - August 14, 2021 - 12:00am
This Sunday, August 15, the Catholic Church will celebrate the important Feast of the Assumption of Mama Mary.
Daghang salamat, President Noynoy!
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - June 26, 2021 - 12:00am
There were family and friends who knew PNoy was not well. With PNoy, they all believed that, in time, his health problems could be treated.
Raid of social and health coffers?
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - May 20, 2021 - 12:00am
We learned this week Tuesday that the post below, dated April 24, 2021, was earlier reposted by a very reliable Filipino economist and has become viral.
St. Joseph’s faith and obedience
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - March 20, 2021 - 12:00am
Do you remember when Pope Francis publicly shared that he has a picture of a sleeping St. Joseph on his desk?
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