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‘Localism’
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - November 24, 2020 - 12:00am
Patronize the city’s own delicacies whenever you serve snacks during official activities.
Raul Del Mar, a gem of a public servant
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - November 21, 2020 - 12:00am
I had always looked up to my late father as a good judge of character.
Business as usual
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - November 17, 2020 - 12:00am
The oft-repeated reason people give in lambasting stricter restrictions on their movements during this pandemic is because the economy will suffer.
Keeping our guards up
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - November 14, 2020 - 12:00am
The announcement this week from pharmaceutical company Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech heightens hopes for an end to the COVID-19 pandemic, maybe sooner than many of us expected.
Discordant engagement
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - November 7, 2020 - 12:00am
Surprisingly coming out of the US elections are the heated discussions among pro-Trump Fil-Ams and anti-Trump Pinoys.
Memories of Ruping
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - November 3, 2020 - 12:00am
November is still remembered by many among older generations of Cebuanos as the month super typhoon Ruping hit the island, specifically on November 13, 1990.
New humanism is what we need today
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - October 31, 2020 - 12:00am
The University of the Philippines Cebu held an online Valediction for Graduates of Batch 2020 last October 27 in lieu of the graduation ceremony whose date in June was moved to sometime in the future when circumstances...
Bail reforms
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - October 24, 2020 - 12:00am
The 1987 Constitution under Article III, Section 13 states: “All persons, except those charged with offenses punishable by reclusion perpetua when evidence of guilt is strong, shall, before conviction, be bailable...
Presumption of innocence
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - October 20, 2020 - 12:00am
The media and some cause-oriented groups have played their part in highlighting the issue surrounding the case of Reina Mae Nasino, the detained mother of a three-month old baby named River, who died on October 9...
What ‘herd immunity’?
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - October 17, 2020 - 12:00am
Department of Health Region 7 Director Dr. Jaime Bernadas was quoted in the papers the other day stating his observation that Cebu City is developing ‘herd immunity’ from COVID-19 as the region has flattened...
The Bubble
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - October 13, 2020 - 12:00am
I don’t particularly follow basketball but the 2020 NBA Season made a compelling case for me to do so.
Compassion and commitment
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - October 6, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Education formally opened the school year 2020-2021 yesterday after the opening was postponed twice since its regular June schedule.
Mental health of seniors
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - October 3, 2020 - 12:00am
We look after our mental health in different ways. One of mine is to avoid listening to toxic people on TV.
Ombudsman 101
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - September 29, 2020 - 12:00am
The idea is simple. The people form themselves a government and pool their resources to run it.
Inauthentic
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - September 26, 2020 - 12:00am
Finally this week, the social media giant Facebook has started to get rid of pages targeting audiences in the Philippines which it deemed were engaged in coordinated inauthentic behavior.
Virtual celebrations
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - September 19, 2020 - 12:00am
It was a year ago this month when I wrote about wearing masks in the context of that haze from Indonesia which then enveloped Metro Cebu. Back then I wrote:
A cautious mindset that nurtures kindness
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - September 15, 2020 - 12:00am
In the last couple of weeks, I have not touched on topics related to the pandemic. It is probably because we have succeeded in flattening the curve.
Social dilemma
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - September 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Netflix premiered this week the documentary “The Social Dilemma”, and I invite you to watch it if you are subscribed to the on-demand streaming service.
Learning, well-being and community
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - September 8, 2020 - 12:00am
Some schools have already started their remote classes in the elementary, high school and college levels over two weeks ago.
Making Google and Facebook pay for news
by Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon - September 5, 2020 - 12:00am
Australia has now a proposed law to require Facebook and Google to pay for news shared on their sites to help fund public interest journalism.
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