Rethinking garbage together
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescasc - June 16, 2018 - 12:00am
To cure any illness or pain, the cause has to be traced, right? To solve a problem, its definition and roots have to be understood, right?
Real independence worth celebrating
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - June 14, 2018 - 12:00am
How many of you celebrated Philippine Independence Day last June 12?
Ban plastics now!
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - June 8, 2018 - 10:40pm
Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s latest Facebook post asked readers their views about a plastic straw ban. To replace plastics, bamboo, steel or paper, for fast food establishments are suggested.
The kiss and Du30’s mouth
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - June 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Why focus on the kiss when the kisser said, “don’t take that seriously, it’s just to give people fun?”
June’s notable themes
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - June 2, 2018 - 12:00am
This sixth month of 2018 ushers highly noteworthy themes very important for our people and our country, in the past, at present, and for the future.
Entitlement, corruption, and public service
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescasc - May 31, 2018 - 12:00am
The Gospel reading yesterday taken from Mark 10:35-45 talked about the request of James and John for Jesus to grant that they sit, one at His right and the other at His left. As disciples of Jesus, they were emboldened...
Santissima Trinidad
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescasc - May 26, 2018 - 12:00am
This year's celebration of the Solemnity of the Holy Trinity will be tomorrow, Sunday, May 27.
Essential priorities
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - May 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Fires continue to afflict residents especially those in poor communities. Despite prior experiences and reminders, communities like Lorega have repeatedly been hit by fires.
Post QW
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - May 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Will the Supreme Court’s vote (8-6) to oust Chief Justice Sereno through Quo Warranto (QW) be retained or reversed? Like a teleserye, the whole nation is tuned in to watch how this SC drama will end.
The truly deserving
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - May 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Sincere congratulations to the genuinely deserving, authentic public servants who won in the last elections.
Lord, quo vadis, Philippines?
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - May 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Quo vadis means "whither goest thou?" or "where are you going?"
Quo Warranto?
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - May 10, 2018 - 12:00am
May 11 will be a very important day for us, Filipinos.
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - May 5, 2018 - 12:00am
We are now in the fifth month of this year! Many look forward to May for a number of reasons.
DU30's Team vs. OFWs in Kuwait
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - May 3, 2018 - 12:00am
A recent FB post noted: "Cayetano resignation necessary to resolve PH standoff with Kuwait. Decisive Mayor President agonizes in choosing between political career of Cayetano and welfare of 260,000 OFWs in Kuwait....
Rescue or publicity?
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - April 28, 2018 - 12:00am
"Matter of life and death."
Structures and linkages
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - April 26, 2018 - 12:00am
There is so much to be thankful for and to be proud about UP Cebu turning 100 this 3rd of May, 2018.
Taking precious water for granted
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - April 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Last Wednesday, we joined Water and Life, Tubig Pag-asa, and their local and global partners in Barangay Mantuyong, Mandaue City.
Philippine communities threatened
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - April 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Yesterday morning, fire again razed houses in another Cebu City community. Sadly, Tres de Abril residents are the new addition to the number of other fire victims elsewhere in the city.
"Reminisce, revive, reconnect"
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - April 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Continuing with the centennial celebration of the University of the Philippines Cebu, the UP Alumni Association-Cebu Chapter is inviting all to join a night of reminiscing, revival, and reconnection during the UP...
Experience Japan!
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - April 12, 2018 - 12:00am
This was one of the important messages from members of PHILAJAMES-Cebu (Philippine Association of former Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Scholars) to more than 30 graduating...
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