SHOOTING STRAIGHT
We should ask what Jesus really means to us
by Bobit S. Avila - September 24, 2019 - 12:00am
Last Thursday I was in Mt. Makiling to attend a three-day retreat organized by Jess Estanislao of Opus Dei, which ended last Sunday when I got the news from the Facebook pages of Sara Soliven and Wilson Lee Flores...
Haze can make you sick
by Valeriano Avila - September 24, 2019 - 12:00am
I left Cebu for Manila Thursday afternoon and saw from the plane that the haze supposedly from Indonesia forest fires has truly engulfed a great area of the Visayas.
The old MCIA terminal
by Valeriano Avila - September 23, 2019 - 12:00am
I was in a three-day invitational retreat with Opus Dei in Mt. Makiling last weekend, so I wasn’t able to attend the funeral and the tribute of the Cebu Provincial Capitol of the late Cebu governor and senator...
The Parable of the Dishonest Steward
by Valeriano Avila - September 22, 2019 - 12:00am
It is now the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time and today’s gospel is a bit confusing in the sense that our Lord Jesus Christ presents to us the issue of a dishonest steward.
A no nonsense talk about a divorce bill
by Bobit S. Avila - September 19, 2019 - 12:00am
I was watching the TV news of the first Senate hearing on the proposed Divorce Bill and I couldn’t help but recall that this type of Senate hearing was discussing something medieval in character.
Will the “Beep” become a game changer?
by Valeriano Avila - September 19, 2019 - 12:00am
As headlined in SunStar Daily, 15 modern bus-jeeps (Beeps) were blessed as part of the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program of the Duterte Administration at the Plaza Independencia last Monday, the first...
Will we really get new parks and playgrounds
by Valeriano Avila - September 18, 2019 - 12:00am
I read in the news that Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has included his wife and the wives of the city councilors in the recently-convened Parks and Play-ground Commission to help in the beautification of Cebu City....
Time for us to conserve our fuel supply
by Valeriano Avila - September 17, 2019 - 12:00am
It seems that the national newspapers headlined with anxiety the unexpected attack on half of the oil fields of Saudi Arabia, which would surely result in the increase of pump prices in gasoline and oil product...
Cebu celebrates 27th Press Freedom Week
by Bobit S. Avila - September 17, 2019 - 12:00am
This week is the 27th Cebu Press Freedom Week, something that our counterparts in Manila never commemorated.
Former governor Rene Espina: 1929-2019
by Valeriano Avila - September 16, 2019 - 12:00am
This year, we have been very active in writing articles about cleaning up our esteros and rivers.
The parable of the lost son
by Valeriano Avila - September 15, 2019 - 12:00am
We are now on the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time and today’s gospel reading is a parable that is perhaps the most recognized by Christian believers worldwide.
SOGIE bill doesn’t promote equality
by Valeriano Avila - September 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Our nation has so many problems simply because we are not alone in this Earth and we do need to compete, even with our ASEAN neighbors.
We should demand from the EU to stop Joma
by Bobit S. Avila - September 12, 2019 - 12:00am
We read the Philippine STAR news report that the Philippine National Police (PNP) has sought out the Interpol to help arrest self-exiled Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria Sison in Utrecht,...
I fully agree, DPWH should be investigated
by Valeriano Avila - September 12, 2019 - 12:00am
My son, PAL pilot JV Avila just toured Samar reaching as far away as Borongan, Guiuan, and he took photos of the famous returned bells of Balangiga.
Remembering 9/11 18 years ago
by Valeriano Avila - September 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Today is one of the most unforgettable days of the year as 18 years ago, on what is now known as 9/11, two commercial airliners were hijacked by Middle Eastern terrorists who then crashed them into the twin towers...
Buying new guns for ex-MILF a serious mistake
by Bobit S. Avila - September 10, 2019 - 12:00am
The people living in Luzon most probably did not feel anything about what happened last week when Muslim rebels in Mindanao began handing over their guns to independent foreign monitors last Saturday, as part of...
Wanted: A new Philippine Constitution
by Valeriano Avila - September 10, 2019 - 12:00am
While I still support what Pres. Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte for the so many positive things he has done for our country, however he seems to have lost his appetite for Charter Change, especially when I...
Remembering Don Sergio Osmeña Sr.
by Valeriano Avila - September 9, 2019 - 12:00am
For our special presentation on our talk show “Straight from the Sky” we again proudly bring you Cebu’s Philippine Accessible Disability Services, Inc. dragon boat racing team, which won four gold...
The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
by Valeriano Avila - September 8, 2019 - 12:00am
It is the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. However, today is also the birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary whom we know was born to St. Anne and St. Joachim as written by the protoegevangelium of James, an apocryphal...
Finally, Duterte removes Faeldon!
by Valeriano Avila - September 6, 2019 - 12:00am
I was watching the ANC news last Wednesday evening with no other than Pres. Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte talking to the media who demanded the resignation of Bureau of Correction (BuCor) director Nicanor...
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