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Revive the ROTC or face conscription?
by Bobit S. Avila - April 27, 2017 - 12:00am
Speaking at the opening ceremonies of the 2017 Palarong Pambansa in Antique, Pres. Rodrigo Duterte has once more touched on his plan to revive the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC), telling young athletes about...
The worst corruption: Cheating in elections
by Bobit S. Avila - April 25, 2017 - 12:00am
Pres. Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte has said that he would focus on corruption in the government. This is well and good, but does the President know that the worst corruption is when elective officials collude...
Correcting the injustice done against GMA
by Bobit S. Avila - April 20, 2017 - 12:00am
Call this an Easter gift of an answered prayer for our dear friend, former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (GMA) who just got the news that the Supreme Court voting 11-4 affirmed its earlier decision junking the...
Downgraded Crising still caused casualties
by Bobit S. Avila - April 17, 2017 - 6:47pm
Last April 13, Maundy Thursday, I received devastating news that a dear friend of ours, Mr. Roberto “Bobby” Aboitiz whom I consider a great Cebuano passed on to eternal life.
Travel advisories during Holy Week? Hmmm!
by Bobit S. Avila - April 11, 2017 - 12:00am
We are now in the midst of Holy Week where the Catholic faithful will troop to their respective provinces to reunite with their families and attend the Holy Week Catholic rites, which for many centuries have become...
Pres. Duterte we heard you loud and clear!
by Bobit S. Avila - April 6, 2017 - 12:00am
In the headline news of our national dailies, Pulse Asia reported that the trust and performance ratings for President Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte saw a drop from 83% in December 2016 to 78% in March 2017...
Those who wish to destroy the Church
by Bobit S. Avila - April 4, 2017 - 12:00am
Here’s one for the books. Sta. Fe Mayor Jose Esgana of Bantayan Island is looking at filing charges of child abuse against Catholic Priest Fr. Roy Bucag for allowing minors to join a dawn procession last ...
A very necessary impeachment!
by Bobit S. Avila - March 30, 2017 - 12:00am
When my good friend, Atty. Greco “Butch” Belgica filed a case of disbarment against Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales, I had a hunch that this was a long shot and last Tuesday, the Supreme Court (SC)...
Barangay, SK officials are not apolitical
by Bobit S. Avila - March 27, 2017 - 12:00am
First of all, we’d like to greet Pres. Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte on his 72nd birthday today.
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...
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