AUTHORS
Bobit S. Avila
Bobit S. Avila
  • Articles
  • Authors
Don’t make a political martyr out of VP Leni
by Bobit S. Avila - March 23, 2017 - 12:00am
A case of frustrated murder and illegal possession of firearms have been filed against road rage fugitive David Chua Lim, Jr., who shot nurse Ephraim Nuñal during a road altercation last Sunday in Cebu City...
A road rage incident goes viral in Cebu
by Bobit S. Avila - March 21, 2017 - 12:00am
Last Saturday evening, I was in Makati for the weekend and stayed on the 24th floor of the New World Hotel, when I noticed a fireworks display that was obviously expensive looking (at the direction of the Mall of...
Our thoughts on the mining industry
by Bobit S. Avila - March 16, 2017 - 12:00am
It seems that Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Gina Lopez has been “bypassed” by the Commission on Appointments (CA) simply because she has been perceived as an “anti-mining”...
Yes to impeachment! No to selective justice!
by Bobit S. Avila - March 14, 2017 - 12:00am
Pres. Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte spoke during the 35th anniversary of the PDP-Laban at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) and early in his speech he batted and pushed for a change in...
No more brownouts for Mindanao this summer?
by Bobit S. Avila - March 9, 2017 - 12:00am
Remember when the Muntinlupa Trial Court ordered the arrest of former Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary now Senator Leila De Lima?
VP Robredo: Waging a war against trolls
by Bobit S. Avila - March 7, 2017 - 12:27am
What’s wrong with today’s kind of politics in the world? In the United States, the political season hasn’t stopped yet even after Pres. Donald Trump has taken his oath as President of the United...
The 3rd Mactan bridge breaks ground in Cebu
by Bobit S. Avila - March 2, 2017 - 12:00am
I’m proud to tell our readers that when the cellular telephone made its debut in the early ’90s, I was one of the lucky ones who had a huge Panasonic 5-watt phone, which was as huge as the telephone in...
Let’s start the ball rolling for federalism
by Bobit S. Avila - February 28, 2017 - 10:28pm
As expected, only a few thousand yellow supporters (they were mostly wearing black, including former president Aquino III) showed up at the EDSA Shrine for the 31st anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolt and...
For the nth time we need to enact an NTSB
by Bobit S. Avila - February 23, 2017 - 12:00am
When will we Filipinos learn to fix our country?
Political motivation at its highest
by Bobit S. Avila - February 21, 2017 - 10:45pm
Human rights advocates from New York City tag the Philippine government’s case against former Justice secretary and now Senator Leila de Lima as “politically motivated.” What kind of comments can...
How the Catholic Church is helping Du30!
by Bobit S. Avila - February 16, 2017 - 12:00am
It was quite a relief to read that news report coming from Malacañang that Pres. Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte is open to having a working relationship with the Catholic Church despite their differences...
Amend the National Building Code ASAP!
by Bobit S. Avila - February 14, 2017 - 12:00am
Today is Valentine’s Day and the day for Lovers from all walks of life.
What’s up with the mining industry?
by Bobit S. Avila - February 9, 2017 - 12:00am
Allow me to remind our readers that today is the official start of the Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta, which is now on its 21st year!
AFP should focus on fighting insurgency
by Bobit S. Avila - February 7, 2017 - 12:00am
There was a shooting incident some three years ago in broad daylight between two Korean groups right in front of the Peace Convent in AS Fortuna, Mandaue City and while the news of this incident made the local headlines,...
NPAs: How to jeopardize the peace talks
by Bobit S. Avila - February 2, 2017 - 12:00am
I have always been a staunch anti-communist since I began my journalistic career 30 years ago… thanks to close friends and my mentor the late Sir Max Soliven who always reminded me of the days he was in the...
Cleansing PNP is vital to the war on drugs
by Bobit S. Avila - January 31, 2017 - 12:00am
Kudos to the organizers (with special mention to Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo of the Department of Tourism) of the 65th Miss Universe Pageant for the successful hosting of this world renowned international beauty...
Finally, a hope for justice for the fallen 44
by Bobit S. Avila - January 26, 2017 - 12:00am
I was watching the live TV coverage of Pres. Rodrigo Duterte’s speech when he met with the families of the 44 fallen Philippine National Police (PNP) Special Action Force (SAF) members and clearly, the President...
Remembering the Mamasapano massacre
by Bobit S. Avila - January 24, 2017 - 12:00am
Tomorrow is the second anniversary of the infamous Mamasapano massacre that shocked the entire nation when on a Sunday on Jan. 25, 2015 in Tukanalipao, Mamasapano, Maguindanao 44 members of the Special Action Force...
The legacy of President Obama
by Bobit S. Avila - January 19, 2017 - 12:00am
US President Barack Obama has two-more days in the White House and on Saturday, the world will see a peaceful transfer of power in the world’s most powerful nation, the United States of America (USA) from Barack...
A glimpse of the Sinulog Festival in Cebu
by Bobit S. Avila - January 17, 2017 - 12:50am
Over the weekend specifically last Saturday and Sunday because of the celebration of the Fiesta of Cebu, or the Sinulog Festival, Cebuanos and their local (estimated to have reached 1.5 million) visitors, especially...
1 | 2 | 3
Are you sure you want to log out?
X
Login

Philstar.com is one of the most vibrant, opinionated, discerning communities of readers on cyberspace. With your meaningful insights, help shape the stories that can shape the country. Sign up now!

SIGN IN
or sign in with
Read and share the latest news
whenever and wherever you are.
Top Stories
Features the most relevant stories,
exclusive content, analyses and special reports.
As It Happens
Get bite-sized highlights and up-to-date
information as the news breaks.
Latest
View the most recent
stories of the day.
Log-in
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet,
consectetur adipiscing elit.
Quisque justo est, auctor vel ullamcorper.
Log-in
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet,
consectetur adipiscing elit.
Quisque justo est, auctor vel ullamcorper.
How to follow As It Happens stories
STEP 1
Click the story in the As it Happens section.
How to follow As It Happens stories
STEP 2
Click "Follow Story" for updates on the news.
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Aliquam eu metus vitae felis tincidunt finibus ut id sapien. Integer volutpat dui eu malesuada dignissim. Sed varius justo nulla, fringilla convallis sem porta sed.
How to follow Author
STEP 1
Click on the author's name in the article.
How to follow Author
STEP 2
Once you click on the author's name, you will be
brought to the Authors page. Click "Follow Author"
to stay updated on the author's works
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Aliquam eu metus vitae felis tincidunt finibus ut id sapien. Integer volutpat dui eu malesuada dignissim. Sed varius justo nulla, fringilla convallis sem porta sed.
How to follow Tags
STEP 1
Click on a tag in the article.
How to follow Tags
STEP 2
When you click on a tag, it will take you to the
dedicated tag page where you'll see the article
viewed, along with other stories with that tag.

Click the "follow tag" button to stay updated on
the topic.
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Aliquam eu metus vitae felis tincidunt finibus ut id sapien. Integer volutpat dui eu malesuada dignissim. Sed varius justo nulla, fringilla convallis sem porta sed.