Leonardia is the traffic problem

WRITING about Bacolod’s erratic and oftentimes chaotic traffic situation seems superfluous because it has become so prevalent and apparently beyond solution talking about it only raises blood pressure a notch higher. But this must be written for two reasons: perhaps the city officials think all is fine and dandy and we accept it; secondly to […]

Teddy’s Big Misadventure

By: Reyshimar Arguelles WHAT I really like about former journalist and now Foreign Secretary Teddy Boy Locsin Jr. is his skill at commentary. It’s as if the man grew up already roasting people with his penchant for hyperbole and analogy. In addition, this is one dude you really don’t want to mess with, considering his […]

Celebrating Sinulog Right

By: Lance Patrick Enad HOLY DAYS, have always been, at least on paper, sacred times. In these holy times, anything that could be a distraction from the worship of God is to be avoided –hence we abstain from work (although with exceptions) on Sundays so that we can spend the day for God, with our families, […]

Universal apostolate

LET us always keep in mind that mandate Christ gave to his apostles before he ascended into heaven. “Go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.” (Mt 28,19-20) It’s […]

Plundering Bacolod’s treasury-4

NOW that the Bacolod councilors who approved the authority for Mayor Evelio Leonardia to borrow P1.7 billion from the Development Bank of the Philippines have published their position on the matter, the issues are joined. Their cards are on the table and it is for us in the public arena to consider the validity, reliability […]

Education highlights in 2018 (Part III)

FOUR thousand three hundred twenty six (4,326) out of 9,873 examinees nationwide, or 43.82%, passed the Nurse Licensure Examination (NLE) given by the PRC Board of Nursing in June 2018. West Visayas State University (WVSU), with 100% passing percentage, ranked number 1 in the national level among schools with 50 or more examinees and with […]

Internet Challenges

By: Reyshimar Arguelles THE Internet has become a very weird place. Come to think of it, it gets even weirder as the years come along. One moment we’re dumping ice cubes over our heads, and the next we’re causing traffic mayhem courtesy of the “Kiki Do You Love Me” craze. It’s all good-natured fun until someone […]