SHOOTING STRAIGHT
No one knows the Father except the Son
by Bobit Avila - July 5, 2020 - 12:00am
It is the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time and today we are still under Enhanced Community Quarantine, which means our churches are still closed and therefore we hear our Masses through live streaming over televisi...
Americans defacing Jesus Christ and Mama Mary
by Valeriano Avila - July 3, 2020 - 12:00am
It’s been 38 days since that ghastly incident last May 25 when George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, was killed by a police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota, during an arrest for allegedly using a counterfeit...
We endorse Erik Espina to IATF
by Valeriano Avila - July 2, 2020 - 12:00am
As it turns out, Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu is seeking the support of Cebuanos in the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) affairs.
Senate should stop P8.9 billion building construction
by Bobit Avila - July 2, 2020 - 12:00am
I have lived long enough in my 69 years to have seen the many political changes in the Philippines.
I believe Cebu City will stay on ECQ
by Valeriano Avila - July 1, 2020 - 12:00am
It is now the first day of July and we already learned that the Department of Health-7 would recommend to the Inter-Agency Task Force to place Cebu City under General Community Quarantine after June 30.
Cebu City world’s longest locked down city
by Bobit S. Avila - June 30, 2020 - 12:00am
How many times have we been told that during this global pandemic that now is not the right time to die because you cannot have a public wake, nor a big funeral.
Cebu City: World record for COVID lockdown
by Valeriano Avila - June 30, 2020 - 12:00am
Today is the end of June, which means that if we count the months of April, May and June, we have been on lockdown quarantine for three full months.
Look who is supporting Sec. Michael Dino
by Valeriano Avila - June 29, 2020 - 12:00am
Last week, for the first time on my talk show, I discussed about the problems we have been having with COVID-19 with our good friend and My Health talk show host and frontliner Dr. Steven Seno.
Conditions to discipleship
by Valeriano Avila - June 28, 2020 - 12:00am
It is now the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, and our gospel reading is a follow-up of last week’s gospel reading from Matt.10: 26-33 on the mission of the twelve.
No more disturbing the peace with COVID-19
by Valeriano Avila - June 26, 2020 - 12:00am
Today is the Feast of Opus Dei founder St. Josemaria Escriva.
Political trolls still selling fake news
by Valeriano Avila - June 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Just when Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu arrived and had a conference with our political, medical leaders, we got this piece of news that Cebu City recorded 30 cases, the lowest number since it reverted to ECQ...
Cebu welcomes Sec. Cimatu and his team
by Bobit S. Avila - June 25, 2020 - 12:00am
No less than Pres. Rodrigo Duterte expressed his disappointment over how the COVID-19 situation in Cebu has been handled and how Cebuanos in general responded to the crisis, more so when he said in Bisaya that we...
Let’s see what Cimatu can do for Cebu
by Valeriano Avila - June 24, 2020 - 12:00am
I watched President Duterte’s speech during a Cabinet or Inter-Agency Task Force of Emerging Infectious Diseases meeting last night where he ordered Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu, a former Armed Forces chief,...
Rise in COVID cases due to indiscipline
by Valeriano Avila - June 23, 2020 - 12:00am
We’ve got one more week to go to find out whether Cebu City should graduate back to a General Community Quarantine.
Morong 43 and the Anti-Terror bill
by Bobit S. Avila - June 23, 2020 - 12:00am
Last Friday my good friend Rep. Raul Del Mar of the North District of Cebu City sent me this very important statement:
The wrong time to be politicking
by Valeriano Avila - June 22, 2020 - 12:00am
For our special presentation on our talk show “Straight from the Sky”, we finally got a true-blue frontliner who has been fighting COVID-19 since we went into quarantine.
Do not be afraid!
by Valeriano Avila - June 21, 2020 - 12:00am
It is the twelfth Sunday in Ordinary ECQ Time when Catholics still have to hear the Mass over television, thanks to this pandemic which has affected the whole world.
We need to restart our ill-fated economy
by Bobit Avila - June 18, 2020 - 12:00am
This Sunday, June 21, is Father’s Day -- a day when men from all over the world observe when they finally had children of their own and a family.
IATF should listen to people’s complaints
by Bobit S. Avila - June 18, 2020 - 12:00am
I usually answer all my emails and sometimes reprint those that have great appeal and can also help other readers.
Why are hospitals in Cebu filled to capacity?
by Bobit S. Avila - June 16, 2020 - 12:00am
The situation in the Philippines today regarding people affected by COVID-19 is that we have 24,787 cases of infected people, 5,545 recoveries and 1,052 fatalities since the middle of March.
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