Christmas is finally over in Cebu
by Bobit S. Avila - January 22, 2019 - 12:00am
As the old folks used to say, now that the Sinulog Festival is finally over last Sunday, Christmas is also over in Cebu.
Postscript to the Sinulog Festival
by Valeriano Avila - January 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday evening when the Sinulog Parade was over and done, people who didn’t have any transportation walked the streets, which gives us an idea that the time has come for our city planners to install wider sidewalks...
My thoughts about the Patria
by Bobit Avila - January 21, 2019 - 12:00am
It is with great pleasure and honor that tonight we bring you in Straight from the Sky, a man whom I have known and share a lot of history with, my co-author of the book “War at Cebu” in the person of...
Pit Señor to all our readers!
by Valeriano Avila - January 20, 2019 - 12:00am
It’s the Feast of the Child Jesus or the Sto. Niño de Cebu and this is now the 39th year that we have been celebrating this festival.
Final plea: No signal only on parade route
by Bobit Avila - January 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Call this a final appeal to the PNP on the signal interruption they have arranged for Cebu City and other areas for 31 hours.
Reconsider signal shutoff
by Bobit Avila - January 17, 2019 - 12:00am
I would like to reiterate my plea to the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Region 7 to reconsider their proposal to the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to have parts of Cebu and Bohol put under a signal...
Manila Bay cleanup starts Jan. 27
by Bobit S. Avila - January 17, 2019 - 12:00am
As we literally restarted the talk about the cleaning up of Manila Bay when my good friend, Robert “Bobby” Joseph was given the title of Commodore of the Manila Yacht Club, Department of Environment and...
Please don’t throw trash during the Sinulog
by Valeriano Avila - January 15, 2019 - 12:00am
This week is Sinulog week and so many things have been changed purportedly to make the Sinulog, livelier, less of a hassle, and safer for the devotees.
Manila Bay cleanup ongoing
by Bobit S. Avila - January 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Over the weekend, I had fun watching the events posted on my Facebook page with no less than Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu visiting the Manila Yacht Club for a look and...
Kudos to the University of the Visayas
by Valeriano Avila - January 14, 2019 - 12:00am
For our Sinulog Presentation on Straight from the Sky, we bring you once again our very own Archbishop Jose Palma who was installed in the Archdiocese of Cebu on January 13, 2011 and has since become a worthy successor...
The baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ
by Valeriano Avila - January 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Today is the Feast of the Baptism of our Lord Jesus and for you who have been reading the Bible, you would understand that earlier conversation between our Lord Jesus Christ and John the Baptist who told Jesus that...
Freedom of expression is paramount
by Valeriano Avila - January 11, 2019 - 12:00am
We all saw what happened during the annual Black Nazarene procession done in the City of Manila.
Cleaning Manila Bay is now Duterte’s advocacy
by Bobit S. Avila - January 10, 2019 - 12:00am
I was taken by surprise that no less than President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to close establishments polluting one of the country’s natural harbors – the Manila Bay. So soon Mr. President?
No phone signal: A violation of human rights
by Bobit Avila - January 10, 2019 - 12:00am
First off, the University of the Visayas will have a Holy Mass at 5 p.m. this Saturday, January 12, at the Inday Pining Building for the Opening Salvo of the Centennial Celebration of The Freeman.
Time to remove jeepneys and transfer them
by Bobit Avila - January 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Yesterday was the first day of our 888 News Forum with Mega Cebu and Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Director Evelyn Nacario Castro (Nat-C) with National Telecommunications Commission Regional Director Jesus M. Laureno...
How much did the Road Board collect?
by Valeriano Avila - January 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Last Sunday, my biker friends from the Road Brothers took our first bike ride for 2019.
The cleaning up of Manila Bay starts now
by Bobit S. Avila - January 8, 2019 - 12:00am
The first week of the New Year 2019 has passed and things are happening fast like the text I got from my dear friend, Commodore Robert “Bobby” Joseph who text me last Friday this message “I am glad...
Time for Duterte to give us a clean election
by Valeriano Avila - January 7, 2019 - 12:00am
For our special presentation today, we bring you a very beautiful discussion of life, yesterday, today, and tomorrow here in our beloved Cebu.
The visit of the Magi or the Three Kings
by Bobit Avila - January 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Today is the Solemnity of the Epiphany of our Lord Jesus Christ and it is represented by the visit of the Magi or the Three Kings.
Let’s all fight corruption for the year 2019
by Bobit S. Avila - January 3, 2019 - 12:00am
The STAR headlines show that the Department of Health (DOH) recorded a 68 percent drop in firecracker injuries last New Year’s Eve revelry.
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