OFF TANGENT
Stealing the “inasal” market from Carcar
by Aven Piramide - November 10, 2019 - 12:00am
I used to read the thrillers of Robert Ludlum and Frederick Forsyth.
The sanctuary concept again
by Aven Piramide - November 7, 2019 - 12:00am
We are told that in the Second World War residents of London hid in their underground bunkers when German V-1 and later V-2, rockets rained.
The czarina who has not become
by Aven Piramide - October 31, 2019 - 12:00am
The music tele-radio show I happened to switch to somehow soothed my kind of angst. Perry Como and Jerry Vale calmed my nerves.
3 is not just a number
by Aven Piramide - October 24, 2019 - 12:00am
Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella, who must concede that the endorsement, push and support of President Duterte were a huge factor in his victory in the 2019 polls, is not like his benefactor. To me, they are two contrasting...
A Rama clarification
by Aven Piramide - October 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Recently, Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama delivered a privilege speech in our Sanggunian Panlungsod on social justice in relation to the directive of President Rodrigo Duterte to clear the roads of obstructions....
Encore on traffic
by Aven Piramide - October 13, 2019 - 12:00am
The immediate surroundings of the Angkor Wat in Cambodia and Taj Mahal in India are incredible examples of near perfect planning.
If leaders want to solve traffic woes
by Aven Piramide - October 10, 2019 - 12:00am
My high school science teacher said in order to solve a problem, the first step is to know what the problem is. Her instruction has served as my guide in approaching challenging situations up to now.
Can we deceive the president?
by Aven Piramide - October 6, 2019 - 12:00am
One of the most ambitious programs President Rodrigo Duterte announced in his July 2019 State of the Nation Address was unprecedented.
VM Rama on the clearing of roads
by Aven Piramide - October 3, 2019 - 12:00am
I will yield this space to the privilege speech delivered by Vice Mayor in the Sanggunian session last Tuesday:
Three million trees – wow!
by Aven Piramide - September 26, 2019 - 12:00am
I should be amongst the happy persons to read the news report about the program of Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella to plant three million trees.
Land swap? For whose benefit?
by Aven Piramide - September 22, 2019 - 12:00am
There are times when public issues are so thrust upon us that we have to take sides and as a result, tear our hearts. In some instances, such issues appear to be innocuous and without controversy.
Thinking Boholano public servants
by Aven Piramide - September 19, 2019 - 12:00am
“Nothing is that never was a dream”. So goes a saying that found a dramatic realization recently among a group of public servants who wanted to put their sincere desire to serve their constituencies in...
Systems loss
by Aven Piramide - September 15, 2019 - 12:00am
I was waiting for the Sanggunian Panlungsod of Cebu City to start its session last Tuesday when a gentleman, wearing a friendly smile, walked in my direction after getting inside the session hall.
Faeldon and Duterte
by Aven Piramide - September 12, 2019 - 12:00am
There are certain advantages old age brings to a person that far outweigh apparent disadvantages.
A bonus from my tree planting
by Aven Piramide - September 8, 2019 - 12:00am
That is a crude attempt at poetry, a form of expression I have no talent in. I wanted to write a poem, not an article, on the first time I saw a pair of Alimukon in my small property in Barangay Paril until I realized...
Can the mayor clear C. Mina Street?
by Aven Piramide - September 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Among the items that warmed our hearts when President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his State of the Nation address last July, was his directive to local government units to clear our roads of impediments.
A brilliant lawmaker
by Aven Piramide - September 1, 2019 - 12:00am
I do not know the person who first used the phrase “only in da Philippines”.
Some questions on Sinulog board
by Aven Piramide - August 29, 2019 - 12:00am
A senior citizen friend called to ask if I have been made a part of the city’s new thrust of controlling the Sinulog.
More than the demolitions
by Aven Piramide - August 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella and Vice Mayor Michael Rama showed last Saturday what may be done to rehabilitate the city’s rivers and other waterways although a mischievous friend of mine, one who makes it...
The prey is now the predator
by Aven Piramide - August 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Few days ago, Senator Leila de Lima, obtained a reported 48-hour leave from the court to visit her ailing mother in Iriga City.
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