Shift to asynchronous learning: a quick fix
by Ian Manticajon - April 16, 2024 - 12:00am
Shifting to asynchronous learning mode during crises does a disservice to our youth.
Three road nuisances
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - April 13, 2024 - 12:00am
There are three road irritants I often encounter on our roads these days: “kamote riders”, “Ingat sa byahe” posters, and the use of sirens and blinkers of VIPs or those feeling like VIPs...
Public officials and social media
by Ian Manticajon - April 9, 2024 - 12:00am
The FREEMAN carried a story the other day about a Department of Tourism undersecretary, who is also a lawyer, drawing criticism for her social media post.
Of political seasons and dilemmas
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - April 2, 2024 - 12:00am
It’s the start of the summer season, and the April heat coincides with the beginning of the political season.
A test of justice in our transactional politics
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - March 26, 2024 - 12:00am
It took quite a long time before the long arm of the law caught up with expelled Negros Oriental lawmaker Arnulfo Teves Jr. in Timor Leste. His arrest last week is further proof that if there's a will, the law can...
From educational to sensational
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - March 23, 2024 - 12:00am
In a report by The Philippine STAR yesterday, Vice President Sara Duterte, who is also the concurrent Education secretary, said her department will not penalize the teacher who went live on the popular social media...
Chocolate Hills controversy: The lost culture of stewardship
by Ian Manticajon - March 16, 2024 - 12:00am
In tackling this controversy on the construction and operation of a resort within the Chocolate Hills in Bohol, it’s quite puzzling that the local government in Bohol, particularly the provincial government,...
Opposition to the CBRT: A curious case (Part 2)
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - March 12, 2024 - 12:00am
There are two reasons I can think of why a number of politicians in Cebu are now opposing the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (CBRT) project as it is taking shape and nearing realization.
Opposition to the CBRT: A curious case
by Ian Manticajon - March 9, 2024 - 12:00am
There is something odd about the seemingly coordinated opposition of local politicians against the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit.
Teacher shortages and AI advancements: a paradox
by Ian Manticajon - March 5, 2024 - 12:00am
The news published yesterday by The Philippine STAR states that the United Nations has issued a global alert over a shortage of teachers, especially at the secondary level.
NMP's mandate and the need to redefine museum engagement
by Ian Manticajon - March 2, 2024 - 12:00am
The current controversy surrounding the pulpit panels from the Archdiocesan Shrine of the Patrocinio de Maria Santisima in Boljoon, now in the possession of the National Museum of the Philippinesighlights the NMP’s...
‘Dynamic ownership’ and the moral and legal controversy over Boljoon's heritage panels
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - February 24, 2024 - 12:00am
The fate of the four Boljoon church pulpit panels, now in the possession of the National Museum of the Philippines, can be considered by heritage experts as a 'historical injustice that has not been undone.'
On cultural accountability: The stolen panels of Boljoon
by Ian Manticajon - February 20, 2024 - 12:00am
Rappler, through Cebu-based journalist and tech publisher Max Limpag, first broke the news about the resurfacing at the National Museum of the Philippines (NMP) of the religious panels stolen from the church in Boljoon,...
Cha-cha’s perilous steps
by Atty Josephus B Jimenez - February 17, 2024 - 12:00am
A new coalition, the Koalisyon Laban sa Cha-Cha, has been formed to oppose proposals to amend the 1987 Constitution
Catmon fiesta: personal notes and synodal greetings
by Ian Manticajon - February 10, 2024 - 12:00am
Allow me to extend my happy fiesta greetings to my hometown, Catmon, Cebu. Today, February 10, the town celebrates its 189th Annual Fiesta under the theme “Ang sinodohanong Pagpanaw sa atong Simbahan uban sa...
Tackling urban housing insecurity in Cebu
by Ian Manticajon - February 6, 2024 - 12:00am
The headline in yesterday's paper featured news about a directive from Cebu Governor Gwen Garcia to members of homeowner associations occupying lots owned by the Cebu Provincial Government in Cebu City.
‘Snakes and leaders’
by Ian Manticajon - February 3, 2024 - 12:00am
Bear with me for the play on words in the title, obviously a reference to the popular childhood game of 'Snakes and Ladders.’
Catching up on the Starbucks controversy
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - January 30, 2024 - 12:00am
Although the controversy involving a branch of the giant coffee chain Starbucks has largely concluded, I wish to share my insights on the issue of senior citizen and PWD discounts that have embroiled the compan...
Weathering the festivities
by Ian Manticajon - January 23, 2024 - 12:00am
There's a reason why large outdoor religious and cultural events in the country are held in January.
The PCSO photo edit: On AI, trust, and media literacy
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - January 20, 2024 - 12:00am
The controversy surrounding a Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office photo, which was edited to conceal the identity of a lotto winner receiving a check from an agency official, underscores our vulnerability to disinformation...
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