by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - March 16, 2023 - 12:00am
With 301 "Yes," 7 “No” votes and no abstention, the House of Representatives last Tuesday, March 14, on third/final reading, approved House Bill 7352 seeking to form a constitutional convention...
Happy 2023 International Women’s Day!
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - March 9, 2023 - 12:00am
Yesterday, March 8, was International Women’s Day.
Padayon, Daanbantayan! (Part 2)
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - March 4, 2023 - 12:00am
Elizabeth Mongaya, Loreta Escala, Gemma Conel, and Milagros Mapula (the women ecobrick workers in the eco-warrior list of Daanbantayan’s Barangay Bakhawan, Sitio Pangadlawan) confirmed that this Menro ecobrick-rice/hollowblock...
Daanbantayan did not disappoint!
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - March 2, 2023 - 12:00am
With support from Toyo University CeSDeS (Center for Sustainable Development Studies), we proceeded to Daanbantayan to do a quick research from February 22-26 to learn about the waste management initiatives in various...
EDSA People Power Revolution
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - February 25, 2023 - 12:00am
With the son now in Malacañang 37 years after the February 25, 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution toppled his father, dictator Marcos Sr., it will be interesting to watch how this year’s anniversary will...
In opposite directions
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - February 23, 2023 - 12:00am
Have you observed how people are moving in opposite directions in our country?
CSOs revive Philippine Citizens Debt Audit
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - February 18, 2023 - 12:00am
Should Filipinos insist on an audit of the Philippine national debt?
No to ChaCha!
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - February 16, 2023 - 12:00am
Are you aware that over-eager politicians have been conducting recent ChaCha public consultations?
Our Lady of Lourdes and 31st World Day of the Sick
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - February 11, 2023 - 12:00am
Today is the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes.
Taxes, inflation, and Cebu City CLUP
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - February 9, 2023 - 12:00am
Pay your taxes.
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?
Prioritize creative, inclusive/inexpensive waste management instead
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - February 2, 2023 - 12:00am
Decades back, when our advocacy for alternative waste management campaign started in Cebu, we suggested creative, attractive public trash bins/ garbage receptacles to entice people to have fun, to enjoy disposing...
Reminders for January-February
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - January 28, 2023 - 12:00am
January of this new year 2023 is about to end in four days.
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.
Eigasai and Zero Waste Month, 2023
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - January 21, 2023 - 12:00am
Allow us to continue here with more information about the 2023 Japanese Film Festival that we wrote about last Thursday.
2023 Japanese Film Festival in Cebu: January 27-31
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - January 19, 2023 - 12:00am
With Sinulog and the Feast of Santo Niño over, it is back to normal routine here in Cebu.
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!
2023 Sinulog: The sacred and the secular
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - January 12, 2023 - 12:00am
Like Christmas, devotees are awaiting the Sacred Feast of the Child Jesus/the Fiesta of Santo Niño de Cebu.
The Three Kings, Epiphany, and Sinulog
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - January 7, 2023 - 12:00am
Many of us continue to celebrate January 6 as the Feast of the Three Kings (Melchor, Gaspar and Balthazar), guided by this account of Matthew, Chapter 2.
2023-What a start!
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - January 5, 2023 - 12:00am
Who would have imagined that air traffic would be completely stopped for the whole country last January 1, 2023?
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