Stet forum: challenges and lessons for the community press (1)
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - September 26, 2023 - 12:00am
Following last week's Cebu Press Freedom Week celebration, I'd like to spotlight the key insights shared by Rappler's executive editor, Glenda Gloria, at a forum organized by Stet (Women in Cebu Media) on September...
Truth, technology, and transparency: lessons from press freedom week
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - September 23, 2023 - 12:00am
This week has been particularly active for community engagement, with the media community celebrating Cebu Press Freedom Week 2023.
Navigating the age of AI: reflections on press freedom week
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - September 19, 2023 - 12:00am
It’s that time of the year again when journalists from various outlets in Cebu gather for a series of activities spanning a week called Cebu Press Freedom Week.
Cebu’s fair weather infrastructure
by Ian Manticajon - September 16, 2023 - 12:00am
For three consecutive days earlier this week, Metro Cebu was struck by a heavy downpour, leading to intense flooding and subsequent traffic congestion.
Confidential funds in the spotlight
by Ian Manticajon - September 12, 2023 - 12:00am
What distinguishes confidential funds from intelligence funds?
Gearing up for the BSKE
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - September 5, 2023 - 12:00am
The last day for the filing of certificates of candidacy for the Synchronized Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections passed without any remarkable incidents last Saturday, September 2.
Head over heart, data over drama
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - September 2, 2023 - 12:00am
Two recent debacles demonstrate a common trait among us Filipinos, a trait that is also prevalent among our leaders.
Are we helpless against corruption?
by Ian Manticajon - August 26, 2023 - 12:00am
Over 100 Philippine mayors pledged their commitment to good governance last Thursday, August 24.
Lush landscapes and harsh realities
by Ian Manticajon - August 22, 2023 - 12:00am
One thing I love about traveling to new and far-flung places is the many insights I gain from the locals.
Roots, remembrance, and respects
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - August 19, 2023 - 12:00am
I am writing this piece from a beach house in Silago, Southern Leyte.
Beyond testimony: Solving the Tocmo case
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - August 15, 2023 - 12:00am
The murder of Rhea Mae Tocmo, whose body was found inside a cardboard box dumped in Barangay Tisa, Cebu City, last July 16, is a harrowing tragedy.
Brazen confidential funds
by Ian Manticajon - August 8, 2023 - 12:00am
The news that more money will go to the Confidential and Intelligence Funds (CIFs) in the 2024 National Budget, ?10.14 billion allocation to be exact, has sparked questions again as to how this type of spending is...
Pope Francis: A healing presence amidst an unjust world
by Ian Manticajon - August 5, 2023 - 12:00am
On Tuesday, August 1, the 37th World Youth Day started in Lisbon, Portugal with a Mass led by the city's cardinal patriarch.
SIM card registration: A double-edged sword?
by Ian Manticajon - August 1, 2023 - 12:00am
On July 25, the country marked the culmination of a nationwide drive to register SIM cards.
Finding common ground: Lessons from Paco
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - July 30, 2023 - 12:00am
Last Tuesday’s column was about our high school reunion, touching on the memories, the fun, and the passage of time.
UPHS Cebu ‘93: A reunion of enduring bonds and giving back
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - July 25, 2023 - 12:00am
On July 22, the UP Cebu High School Batch of 1993 reunited to mark our 30th anniversary.
Dual reality for graduates
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - July 18, 2023 - 12:00am
On the afternoon of July 21, Friday, Edsel Suhayon Codoy will lead the Class of 2023 of the University of the Philippines Cebu during its 84th Commencement Exercises.
User-centered,  privately-managed  air travel experience
by Ian Manticajon - July 15, 2023 - 12:00am
In my last column piece, I underscored that tourism in a country isn't essentially about catchy slogans and ad campaigns.
More than catchy slogans
by Ian Manticajon - July 11, 2023 - 12:00am
I agree, "It's More Fun in the Philippines" is still a better slogan for our tourism campaign than its replacement, "Love the Philippines".
Old and the new
by Ian Manticajon - July 4, 2023 - 12:00am
For today's column, I want to talk about something that's related to showbiz but also resonates with my generation and the ones before it. I'm referring to the big event on TV last Saturday, July 1, when Filipino...
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