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Did the mayor just doom the Kawit Project?
by Bobit Avila - January 16, 2018 - 12:00am
It's out in the news that Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña has withheld 31 pending applications for the construction of medium- and high-rise buildings purportedly for another six months.
We need to revise the National Building Code
by Bobit Avila - January 15, 2018 - 12:00am
For our special presentation on our show in Straight from the Sky, we bring you a continuation of our travelogue from our family cruise vacation in the Mediterranean.
Jesus calls his first disciples
by Bobit Avila - January 14, 2018 - 12:00am
It is the second Sunday in Ordinary Time and this Sunday is the start of our Sinulog festivities, which culminates on January 20, Saturday, for the solemn procession and on Sunday for the Sinulog Grand Parade. ...
Fire equipment, not building height is the issue
by Bobit Avila - January 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Talk about being bright in hindsight, but the Facebook page came up with that news report that Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is suggesting that we should limit our building height because of the fire that gutted...
A CBCP assembly in the year of the clergy
by Bobit Avila - January 10, 2018 - 12:00am
By now, most Catholics already know that 2018 is the Year of the Clergy and Consecrated Life.
Debunking an old urban legend
by Bobit Avila - January 9, 2018 - 12:00am
I was in my hotel at the Bellevue in Alabang when I first got a report from my Facebook friends that the Metro Gaisano in the Ayala Center was on fire and thick smoke made it difficult for our firefighters to access...
Wanted: Better firefighting equipment
by Bobit Avila - January 8, 2018 - 12:00am
After I had Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Assistant Secretary Michael Lloyd Dino as my first guest for 2018, I'm following it up with my first interview for 2018 with no other than Land Transportation Office...
Visit of the Magi
by Bobit Avila - January 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Today is the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord.
Use Facebook to monitor prices of basic goods!
by Bobit Avila - January 4, 2018 - 12:00am
It is now the 4th day of the New Year 2018 and the intriguing news for the New Year is that the so-called Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN), which Pres. Rodrigo "Digong" Duterte signed into law three...
T'was the shortest New Year's Eve fireworks
by Bobit Avila - January 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Before we celebrated last Christmas, we wrote a column for our readers to expect a wet Christmas, but apparently that didn't happen. We had wonderful weather last Christmas.
A big day for devotees of Msgr. Camomot
by Bobit Avila - January 2, 2018 - 12:00am
This is to be my first story for 2018; that tomorrow will be a big day for my good friend, Fr. Mhar Balili, vice-postulator on the cause of Camomot's beatification and canonization, the man totally behind the paperwork...
A very happy New Year to all our readers!
by Bobit Avila - January 1, 2018 - 12:00am
It's the first day of 2018 and we all hope that this year will be a better one than 2017.
The presentation in the temple
by Bobit Avila - December 31, 2017 - 12:00am
This is our last column for 2017 and quite aptly it is the Feast of the Holy Family. Christmas is always celebrated with family and for me; it was a great Christmas because for the first time the Avila Family, including...
We can stop the carmageddon In Naga-Talisay!
by Bobit Avila - December 27, 2017 - 4:00pm
Last Christmas, the road from Naga to Talisay experienced what is called "Carmageddon" where many of our Facebook friends complained about the traffic mess.
Why so many deaths this Christmas season?
by Bobit Avila - December 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
A day after Christmas Day, I woke up to sad news of two close friends who passed on to eternal life.
Once more DEPW is on the go fixing our roads
by Bobit Avila - December 20, 2017 - 4:00pm
Will wonders ever cease?
Cementing our roads is a must these days
by Bobit Avila - December 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
Despite all the warnings given to the people living in the areas that would be affected by typhoon Urduja, this "not-so-strong" typhoon still caused unexpected damage and ended up killing at least 40 people mostly...
Potholes and bad traffic go together
by Bobit Avila - December 18, 2017 - 4:00pm
More than a week ago, the Department of Engineering and Public Works in Cebu City announced they will work overtime to fix all the potholed roads in Cebu City before the end of the year and we lauded them for making...
It's going to be a wet Christmas
by Bobit Avila - December 17, 2017 - 4:00pm
For our special presentation on our talkshow on Straight from the Sky, I have a one-on-one interview with a good friend and a proud Cebuano, Mr. Joe Soberano III, who wanted to become a politician even if he was...
The testimony of John the Baptist
by Bobit Avila - December 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
It is the third Sunday of Advent and it is also known in our Liturgical Calendar as "Gaudete Sunday" which is a Latin word, which means "Rejoice."
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