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Transit Service Contracting (for laymen) Part 5 - The institutional dilemma
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - May 10, 2022 - 12:00am
Last week, we ended up saying, “Service contracting requires a specific institutional reality to execute, something which DOTr and LTFRB do not have.”
Transit Service Contracting (for laymen) Part 4 – Where are we now?
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - May 3, 2022 - 12:00am
This is a late addition to a three-part series I wrote in August 2020.
Local mobility and accessibility
by Nigel Paul Villarete - April 26, 2022 - 12:00am
The recent dysfunction of provincial buses going into and out of Metro Manila last week is a perfect example of how the government oftentimes mismanages public service by sheer absence of coordination.
God in the coming elections
by Nigel Paul Villarete - April 12, 2022 - 12:00am
What are the traits or qualities that we look for in a presidential candidate during elections?
Citom to CCTO
by Nigel Paul Villarete - April 5, 2022 - 12:00am
Over 10 years ago, two “reorganizational” ordinances were passed in Cebu City.
The ambiguity of sustainability
by Nigel Paul Villarete - March 29, 2022 - 12:00am
It’s one of those words that people keep bantering about --sustainability.
Proof of parking space
by Nigel Paul Villarete - March 22, 2022 - 12:00am
Proposals like this crop up every once in a while. This time coming from a Cebu City barangay (Labangon), in the form of a resolution, submitted to the City Council for review.
Jeepney fare increase (again)
by Nigel Paul Villarete - March 15, 2022 - 12:00am
“P14 minimum PUJ fare pushed.” This came up in many of the news reports in Cebu a few days ago, both in print and digital media.
Ukraine and Russia
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - March 8, 2022 - 12:00am
If there’s anything that I feel about the current state of Ukraine being invaded by Russia, it’s pure sadness and pity.
Still no BRT
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - February 22, 2022 - 12:00am
Or so declared in a news item last Sunday.
God and the coming elections
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - February 15, 2022 - 12:00am
It seems an odd topic to talk about --God and the elections. We seldom relate such human activities as elections of our government leaders to the workings of God, especially in this day and age.
Bicycles not allowed!
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - February 8, 2022 - 12:00am
As is often said, for whatever good things that happen, there are always hitches that follow.
Believing Jesus or not …
by Nigel Paul Villarete - February 1, 2022 - 12:00am
If you ask the first person you meet on the street, “do you believe in Jesus, or not?” chances are you may get an angry stare.
The mathematics of variants
by Nigel Paul Villarete - January 25, 2022 - 12:00am
I’ll just try to examine the math about these COVID-19 variants.
Inclusive mobility should prevail
by Nigel Paul Villarete - January 18, 2022 - 12:00am
This is probably a reprise of a few things I’ve written during the last two years in a pandemic but there is a need to review on this issue amidst the continuing saga of management (or mismanagement) as COVID-19...
The righteousness of God
by Nigel Paul C. Villarete - January 12, 2022 - 12:00am
The new year has started, and many have already vowed their new year’s resolutions, some of which most of us know will be broken soon.
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear
by Nigel Paul Villarete - December 14, 2021 - 12:00am
Most of us know this Christmas carol; we have memorized it since childhood.
Life after death (Part 4 of 4)
by Nigel Paul Villarete - November 30, 2021 - 12:00am
In our previous three articles, we wrote that: 1.) Physical life is extremely short and fleeting; 2.) There is life after death, but only for those who God regenerated spiritually; and 3.) Man has two final destinations...
Life after death (Part 3 of 4)
by Nigel Paul Villarete - November 23, 2021 - 12:00am
Man has a body, soul, and spirit. The Bible tells us in 1 Thessalonians 5:23: “Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you entirely; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved complete…”...
Ruping and Sanko Elegance (Part 2 of 2)
by Nigel Paul Villarete - November 16, 2021 - 12:00am
The Mactan-Mandaue Bridge is under the Department of Public Works and Highways, so after I saw the dangerous situation it was in, with the huge Sanko Elegance ship stuck under it, two bottom chords severed already,...
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