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Naga: An unexpected natural disaster
by Valeriano Avila - September 24, 2018 - 12:00am
For our special presentation on our talkshow Straight from the Sky, we bring you how the Lay organizations help in the fight against illegal drugs and it is not through guns or bullets, but through the recovery efforts...
The greatest in the kingdom of heaven
by Valeriano Avila - September 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Our gospel reading for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time is entitled “The greatest in the kingdom” in Mark 9:30-37.
Cebu celebrates its 26th Press Freedom Week
by Bobit S. Avila - September 20, 2018 - 12:00am
It is the 26th celebration of Cebu’s Press Freedom Week, which kicked off with a holy mass officiated by Auxiliary Bishop Dennis Villarojo of the Cebu Archdiocese who challenged the Cebu media in his homily...
Time for LTO-7 to have its own offices
by Bobit Avila - September 20, 2018 - 12:00am
If there is something that Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology Director Renato Solidum Jr. said, it is the realization that the Philippines remains unprepared for major catastrophes such as Typhoon...
Duterte vs Tomas: It’s deeper than we think
by Bobit Avila - September 19, 2018 - 12:00am
It was only three weeks ago when President Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte came to the Mandaue fiesta and literally lambasted Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña on something we already wrote about.
Kudos to our 26th Press Freedom Week!
by Bobit Avila - September 18, 2018 - 12:00am
I didn’t realize that this week was Press Freedom Week that the Cebu media has been celebrating for 26 years now, so in the end no one reminded me of this week’s event that happened at the Cebu Provincial...
Our Catholic church leaders in crisis
by Bobit S. Avila - September 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Toward the end of August, a former top-ranking Vatican official came up with an 11-page exposé with shocking allegations about Pope Francis, literally accusing him of covering up horrific abuses by disgraced...
A talk about the crisis within the Church
by Valeriano Avila - September 17, 2018 - 12:00am
For my special presentation on our talkshow Straight from the Sky, we bring you the issue that has become viral in the Catholic clergy when His Excellency Carlo Maria Vigano, Titular Archbishop of Ulpiana and Apostolic...
Peter’s confession about Jesus
by Valeriano Avila - September 16, 2018 - 12:00am
It is now the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time and today’s gospel; reading comes from Mark 8:27-35 as it is about St. Peter’s confession about our Lord Jesus.
Cebu City needs a roundabout to solve traffic
by Bobit Avila - September 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Perhaps the best news that I got about the problems of traffic in Cebu City was a report in The FREEMAN that the Cebu City government is now starting to look for new technology to upgrade its 30-year-old traffic...
Now the judiciary can return to normalcy
by Bobit S. Avila - September 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Last Aug. 28 we entitled our column “An impeachment impossible” because I personally believed that newly appointed Chief Justice Teresita de Castro and Justices Diosdado Peralta, Lucas Bersamin, Andres...
From Imperial Manila to Imperial Mindanao
by Bobit Avila - September 13, 2018 - 12:00am
My good friend, Infrastructure Development Committee (IDC) chairman Glenn Soco of the Regional Development Council (RDC-7) wants the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to explain why Central Visayas only...
Duterte ouster or assassination?
by Bobit Avila - September 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Most folks say that death often comes in threes, meaning when one friend passes away, two other friends follow his death.
We remember the 9/11 terror attack in New York
by Bobit S. Avila - September 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Tomorrow is a red-letter day for the Kaiser Health Group as it formally opens its 3rd medical center (the first one was years ago at the Mactan Export Processing Zone) and the next one was opened only this year at...
Remembering 9/11 and its impact here at home
by Bobit Avila - September 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Seventeen years ago, it was also a Tuesday and we were having our corporate worship at the Redemptorist Church with our charismatic organization Bukas Loob sa Diyos when my cellphone started blasting so many messages,...
Cebu City must look for another landfill
by Valeriano Avila - September 10, 2018 - 12:00am
For our special presentation on our talkshow on Straight from the Sky tonight we bring you the 29th anniversary of the Bukas Loob sa Diyos (Cebu) Catholic Charismatic Covenanted Community.
The healing of a deaf-mute man by Jesus
by Valeriano Avila - September 9, 2018 - 12:00am
We’ve moved from a whole month’s discussion on the teaching of the Evangelist John called the Bread of Life, which many Catholics understand as the major doctrine of the Catholic Church, but through the...
Expecting the arrest of Senator Trillanes
by Bobit Avila - September 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Another Cebu killing has happened, this time the victim was Mayor Mariano Blanco of the southwestern town of Ronda.
Can an amnesty be revoked?
by Valeriano Avila - September 6, 2018 - 12:00am
There is no question that the Duterte administration has used new ways of solving issues than the previous administration had.
Only in the Philippines is this happening
by Bobit S. Avila - September 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Finally, the Duterte administration has done something to keep that noisy Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV looking back at what he has done or should I say that he has undone for this country.
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