PERSPECTIVE
No matter the Q, the V is always here
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - August 6, 2020 - 12:00am
Cebu City is now on general community quarantine or GCQ.
Personal experience inside isolation facility, Colon, Naga
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - August 1, 2020 - 12:00am
“First night of Isolation.
Still Fragile
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - July 30, 2020 - 12:00am
In a dialogue about Cebu City COVID-19 Data Tracking hosted by the Regional Center of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development (RCE-Cebu) last Tuesday afternoon, our resource speakers, independent data...
Real state of our nation/city
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - July 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Officials will soon be addressing their national or local constituents to report their State of the Nation Address or State of the City Address.
Promising news and trust
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - July 23, 2020 - 12:00am
RT or effective reproduction number is a way of measuring an infectious disease’s capacity to spread.
Stories from data
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - July 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Data about the total number of COVID cases, how many have recovered, how many have died, and where, are reported daily.
Keep moving forward
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - July 16, 2020 - 12:00am
“Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.” Psalm 27:14
Holistic approach for Cebu City
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - July 11, 2020 - 12:00am
In view of the increased deaths caused by COVID-19, problems about cremation (high costs and long queue) and burial are recent challenges for families.
A crisis within a crisis
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - July 9, 2020 - 12:00am
The Food and Agriculture Office of the United Nations raised the alert that “our hungriest, most vulnerable communities (now face) a crisis within a crisis.”
Iloilo City and Pasig mayors show the way
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - July 4, 2020 - 12:00am
These words of wisdom from Iloilo Mayor Jerry Treñas: “If there’s one thing I learned about governance and leadership, it is that alone I cannot do everything, but together with everyone in the...
What is Cebu City’s ‘fight COVID’ game plan?
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - July 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Hear this word, O children of Israel. Do two walk together unless they have agreed? (Amos 3:3)
To the IATF in Cebu
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - June 27, 2020 - 12:00am
We hope and pray that together, Cebu City residents and the IATF led by DENR Sec. Roy Cimatu will now move on, united and coordinated, to save more lives and contain the virus and its spread.
What’s happening?
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - June 25, 2020 - 12:00am
The increased military presence in Cebu City streets apparently had already been decided even prior to the IATF being sent to the city June 23.
Urgent: Unite and fight hunger
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - June 20, 2020 - 12:00am
Remembering Jose Rizal, whose birthday falls on the 19th of June, and his invaluable contribution to our people and our nation can inspire us to reflect and ask ourselves what we can do to make life better for our...
ECQ again!
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - June 18, 2020 - 12:00am
This is not what Cebu City wants. Neither does Cebu City want to be the present epicenter of and number 1 in COVID-19 cases nationwide
Philippine independence?
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - June 13, 2020 - 12:00am
June 12, 2020 was accompanied by Typhoon Butchoy.
Can we do better?
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - June 11, 2020 - 12:00am
With Cebu City residents, we are very much alarmed, concerned, and upset to know that the city had the most number of COVID-19 cases all throughout the country.
Promising signs of healing?
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - June 6, 2020 - 12:00am
While we are still confronted by this continuing pandemic, with no confirmed vaccine yet in sight, some signs of healing have appeared, giving way to hope and promise that a better tomorrow awaits us all.
Overwhelmed yet hopeful
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - June 4, 2020 - 12:00am
Do you have days when you wake up to so much hope and light, and feel all will be well, with God’s grace?
“Sarap ng buhay” vs. “Mahirap”, “Parang Basura”
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - May 30, 2020 - 12:00am
“Ang sarap ng buhay (life is good). Ganito na lang tayo palagi ah? (Let us keep it this way!)
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