SHOOTING STRAIGHT
Why the change of leadership in the Senate?
by Bobit Avila - May 23, 2018 - 12:00am
There is so much speculation why Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III was elected last Monday as the new senate president thus wresting away the highest power from then senate president Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel...
Meeting with the top people of Pres. Duterte
by Bobit S. Avila - May 22, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s not everyday that we are able to meet with the top leaders of our government and that’s exactly what we did last weekend.
What did former CJ Davide do to oust Erap?
by Bobit Avila - May 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Yesterday, a group of Supreme Court employees wore red shirts to show their support for the magistrates who voted to oust Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.
Alegria oil: A great blessing for Cebu
by Bobit Avila - May 21, 2018 - 12:00am
On May 25, Friday, the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. (RAFI) will be holding the 12th edition of the iconic Gabii sa Kabilin (GSK) which has become an event that Cebuanos have learned to live and love because it...
It’s Pentecost Sunday
by Valeriano Avila - May 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Last Sunday was Ascension Sunday and with our Lord Jesus Christ now seated at the right hand of the Father, it is time to send the Advocate, a.k.a. the Holy Ghost or Holy Spirit, and thus introduce the heavenly reality...
Guns-for-hire are using our roads as killing fields
by Bobit S. Avila - May 18, 2018 - 12:00am
We put more closed circuit television cameras on our major intersections simply because the technology is already very affordable and it lets authorities see what is happening in these places.
Pres. Duterte had more votes than reported
by Bobit S. Avila - May 17, 2018 - 12:00am
By now, we ought to leave the issue of the ouster of Supreme Court Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno behind and move forward to focus on more important matters of the state.
DOT Secretary: Starting on the right foot
by Bobit Avila - May 17, 2018 - 12:00am
While the story of ousted Supreme Court Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno is quietly fading into history, however the last chapter in this historic quo warranto fiasco has yet to surface because in that historic SC...
Submit all poll winners to a drug test
by Bobit Avila - May 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections are over and let the winners bask in their victory, while the losers ought to rethink their strategies.
Democracy is aliveand well in this country
by Bobit Avila - May 15, 2018 - 12:00am
First the breaking news; former senate president (1993-1995) Edgardo Angara passed away last Sunday morning from a heart attack as confirmed by his son, Senator Juan Edgardo "Sonny" Angara.
CJ Corona vs CJ Sereno: A sharp contrast
by Bobit S. Avila - May 15, 2018 - 12:00am
It was a historic Friday when the Supreme Court (SC) ousted its own Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno in a quo warranto petition filed by Solicitor General Jose Calida.
Democracy dead? Then why the barangay polls?
by Bobit Avila - May 14, 2018 - 12:00am
For our special presentation on our talkshow Straight from the Sky, we are blessed with special guests who flew directly from the United States to be in our show to talk about a shift from a "culture of death to...
The solemnity of the ascension of Jesus
by Bobit S. Avila - May 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Today is day we have a lot to celebrate. First of all, it is the Solemnity of the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ and it is also World Communications Day and for families all over the world, it is also Mother's...
Why is Cebu City losing out to Iloilo City?
by Valeriano Avila - May 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Every time there is a barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan election, every Tom, Dick and pundit always reminds us that the barangay and SK elections are apolitical, meaning it should not be placed in the same level...
Haven't you heard? No man is an island
by Bobit S. Avila - May 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Finally, traffic managers from various local government units in Metro Cebu met at the social hall of the Cebu Provincial Capitol for the traffic management summit that aims to address the worsening traffic conditions...
Appreciating the work of the Concom
by Bobit S. Avila - May 10, 2018 - 12:00am
I have always been wary of reports coming from the surveys of Pulse Asia because as I have always said in more ways than one, the survey questions can be tailor-made to suit the group that has paid for the surv...
All eyes are on the Traffic Summit today!
by Bobit Avila - May 9, 2018 - 12:00am
I learned from our The Freeman reports that 14 traffic managers from different local government units (LGUs) in Metro Cebu will convene today for a Traffic Management Summit that aims to address the worsening traffic...
This is how you discipline our motorists
by Bobit Avila - May 8, 2018 - 12:00am
The FREEMAN yesterday reported that the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV) has outlined "soft" solutions to address the worsening traffic problem in Metro Cebu.
Mactan’s Terminal 2 to be opened next month
by Bobit S. Avila - May 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Last week, I had the golden opportunity to interview Andrew Harrison, chief executive advisor of the GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corp. in his office at the Mactan Cebu International Airport for my TV talk show Straight...
Duterte: A strongman who respects democracy
by Bobit Avila - May 7, 2018 - 12:00am
For our special presentation on our talkshow Straight from the Sky, once more we bring you a very important topic on the infrastructure development in Metro Cebu, but this time from the perspective of the Metro Cebu...
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