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Reaction to Abalos column
by Rosalinda L. Orosa - May 14, 2014 - 12:00am
Good day. I read the article of Mr. Fidel Abalos in today's issue of your newspaper entitled "Medical Tourism: Are health practitioners for it?"
Looking forward to a reinvigorated Cebu Popular Music Festival
by Rosalinda L. Orosa - February 14, 2014 - 12:00am
There is no doubt that the Cebu Popular Music Festival has achieved its purpose in serving as an encouragement and venue for songwriters to demonstrate their talents.
Statement against corruption
by Rosalinda L. Orosa - February 4, 2014 - 12:00am
We, members of the Cebu Coalition Against the Pork Barrel System, guided by our respective beliefs and by our love for the Philippines, reiterate our call to abolish the pork barrel system in all its forms.
That Ray Allen shot
by Bernard Inocentes S. Garcia - August 10, 2013 - 12:00am
More than 50 days after it had broken the hearts of the San Antonio Spurs on June 19, 2013, that Ray Allen shot in Game 6 of this year's National Basketball Association (NBA) Finals has remained stuck in my hea...
Water seeks its own level
by Engr. Pablo B. Oaminal - August 6, 2013 - 12:00am
Water seeks its own level. This is the very basic scientific principle that will guide us, especially the government, in solving the perennial flooding in most of the parts of our country today.
Cheating firms deny workers of SSS benefits
by Rene F. Antiga - July 16, 2013 - 12:00am
Private sector workers are deprived of social security protection when their employers do not report them for coverage and fail to remit the employee-employer contributions to the Social Security System (SSS). ...
Karapatan reiterates call to dismantle paramilitary groups, revoke EO546
by Rosalinda L. Orosa - July 11, 2013 - 12:00am
The inordinate delay in the delivery of justice for the victims of the Ampatuan massacre and the recent accounts of the backhoe driver exemplify how impunity runs through from one administration to the next; in this...
After Tatay, more were killed in Aquino's three years
by Ernan Baldomero - July 7, 2013 - 12:00am
The three years of the Aquino government mark the three years of injustice to my father, and to the hundreds more who fell victims of extrajudicial killings under the current administration.
Elections in the Philippines
by Marlon Gador Magdadaro - June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
The most common cynicism we usually hear when protests are filed right after the election is that in the Philippines there really are no loser candidates, only cheated ones. This notion has somewhat turned itself...
Postscript on Tommy's losses: Sore campaigns do not pay
by Abbey B. Canturias - May 26, 2013 - 12:00am
When the smoke of political battle cleared, re-election-bound Michael Rama has had 6,376 votes more than Rep. Tomas Osmeña, in a surprising upset painted on odds most people thought were largely on the challenger's...
Bible as a shield against 'Inferno'
by Vencimini Layon - May 25, 2013 - 12:00am
As a Filipino, I can't help but feel slighted by Dan Brown's description of Manila in his latest novel “Inferno”, calling it a 'gate of hell'. Whatever his basis are in saying so, it is nothing but a...
2016
by Marlon G. Magdadaro - May 18, 2013 - 12:00am
LP's dominant showing in the elections cannot be credited to the electorate but through the efforts made by Mar Roxas.
Life's little reminder
by Henry L. Yu, M.D. - May 16, 2013 - 12:00am
How often do we hear or see people change their ways of life once they have become the rich and the famous?
Off to a wrong start We should be humble in victory and gracious in defeat. I hope that Senator-elect Nancy Binay should be reminded of that maxim that is essential to everyday life.
The national labor situation
by Rene F. Antiga - May 5, 2013 - 12:00am
Despite the country's robust economic growth under the Aquino administration, poverty incidence has remained unchanged since 2006.
On unchanged poverty incidence
by Rosalinda L. Orosa - May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
The Freedom from Debt Coalition asserts that the unchanging poverty incidence is a result of persistently high inequality in the country. It should not come as a surprise.
Double whammy for Veco customers
by Bernardo V. Peralta - April 27, 2013 - 12:00am
The summer heat plus the 19.38 centavos per kwh additional Universal Charge to be imposed for Veco customers beginning March 2013 is truly a double whammy. Incidentally, the additional 19.38 centavos Universal Charge...
Sanctuary for Mali
by Joella Marie J. Regalado - April 24, 2013 - 12:00am
Imagine yourself locked up in a small space for 36 years. Isolated and lonely, you have nowhere to go other than the four corners of your room.
A dad's letter to a graduating child
by Henry L. Yu, M.D. - April 20, 2013 - 12:00am
My dear child... I thank God Almighty for the grace and blessing He has given you on your graduation day.
Of politics and entertainment
by Joesel Minoza - April 12, 2013 - 12:00am
Cebu City, in its history of elections, had witnessed the upsurge of entertainers from the movie industry in the Team Rama proclamation rally for the May polls at the Plaza Independencia last Sunday when the group...
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