Jerome Estan and Singapore-like peace and order
by Atty. Ruphil Bañoc - August 12, 2022 - 12:00am
Jerome Estan, 16, was in the prime of his youth. He was a scholar and wanted to become an engineer. But his dream died with him on August 6, this year, at around 11 p.m. in the evening in Barangay Bulacao, Cebu City,...
A malicious depiction of Carmelite sisters
by Atty. Ruphil Bañoc - August 5, 2022 - 12:00am
“A lie repeated a hundred times will become true,” goes a popular quote.
Purging of the 4Ps’ list of beneficiaries
by Atty. Ruphil Bañoc - July 29, 2022 - 12:00am
This was what President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. said in part during his first State of the Nation Address:
Assault rifle versus a helpless fisherman
by Atty. Ruphil Bañoc - July 22, 2022 - 12:00am
Last May of this year, I interviewed a policeman who, with the use of a motorcycle chased a criminal in Tagbilaran City, Bohol.
Rama’s Singapore-like Cebu
by Atty. Ruphil Bañoc - July 15, 2022 - 12:00am
Singapore-like Cebu. This was what highlighted Mayor Mike Rama’s inaugural speech. This is how he envisioned Cebu to become.
Adios, Atty. Reuben Canoy!
by Atty. Ruphil Bañoc - July 8, 2022 - 12:00am
“Ang lungsod nga nasayod mao’y naghatag kusog sa demokrasya.
Power is fleeting
by Atty. Ruphil Bañoc - July 1, 2022 - 12:00am
Today is the first day of office for the newly-elected officials of the country. Today tells us once again how fleeting power is.
“Ping-it” (grimace)
by Atty. Ruphil Bañoc - June 24, 2022 - 12:00am
As of this writing, fuel prices continue to rise. And as usual, it is again the ordinary and helpless man who will ultimately bear the brunt of its consequences.
Wear face mask for our loved ones
by Atty. Ruphil Bañoc - June 20, 2022 - 12:00am
The recurring noise on the issue of wearing or non-wearing of face masks is understandable.
Justice for Stephen Corilla!
by Atty. Ruphil Bañoc - June 10, 2022 - 12:00am
Stephen Corilla died in his workplace while cleaning inside a pulverizing machine.
Can the Senate maintain its independence under BBM’s administration?
by Atty. Ruphil Bañoc - June 3, 2022 - 12:00am
Independence. That’s the long-held tradition of the Senate.
Quo vadis, BOPK?
by Atty. Ruphil Bañoc - May 27, 2022 - 12:00am
There is no doubt that what Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan experienced during the recently-held local election was a crushing defeat.
BBM’s administration and media
by Atty. Ruphil Bañoc - May 20, 2022 - 12:00am
Whoever sits in Malacañang, the role of media will never change.
Move on
by Atty. Ruphil Bañoc - May 13, 2022 - 12:00am
It was a campaign like no other in recent memory. But it’s over now. It’s time to move on.
BBM versus Leni: The rematch
by Atty. Ruphil Bañoc - May 6, 2022 - 12:00am
It has become clear that the presidential fight will be between Bongbong Marcos and Leni Robredo.
Duterte and continuity of good legacy  
by Atty. Ruphil Bañoc - April 29, 2022 - 12:00am
It was a historic day, and it was on April 27, 2022 --President Rody Roa Duterte led the inauguration of Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway, the longest bridge in the country.
Political rallies: Does crowd size matter?
by Atty. Ruphil Bañoc - April 22, 2022 - 12:00am
Why do many people quarrel a lot about the crowd estimates in political rallies?
BBM still leading; Leni increasing
by Atty. Ruphil Bañoc - April 8, 2022 - 12:00am
Whether we like it or not, there is science behind the surveys.
F2F classes, Arat concert, and rallies
by Atty. Ruphil Bañoc - April 1, 2022 - 12:00am
The common observation is that the push for face-to-face classes and face-to-face commencement exercises is not as strong as our tolerance for huge rallies and concerts.
Adios, Super Bob!
by Atty. Ruphil Bañoc - March 25, 2022 - 12:00am
Super Bob has left a void in the radio industry that is difficult to fill. His name will forever be etched in the hearts and minds of those whose lives he has touched, whether ordinary people or fellow broadcasters...
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