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Publio J. Briones III
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Briones: Traffic and trad jeepneys
IT DOESN’T take a genius to realize that traffic in Cebu City is not caused by traditional jeepneys, considering that only 19 of them are currently running on the streets.That’s why I had that “Whatcha talkin’ ‘bout Willis?” moment when ...
Briones: Indulge me
I NORMALLY don’t write about myself because, frankly, I lead a rather boring life. Really. My family and friends can attest to that. Not that I’m complaining, mind you. It’s a matter of choice.You see, I’m a creature of habit.I ...
From 3 days ago
Briones: And now, the end is near
OF THE more than 5,000 public utility jeepneys, traditional or otherwise, that used to ply the streets of Cebu City before the coronavirus pandemic struck last March, only 19 can go back on the road.As of Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, ...
From 5 days ago
Briones: Inappropriate time
HERE’S the thing.I couldn’t stand Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III because I honestly thought he only became president of this country because his mother had died the year before the 2010 elections.So his father was assassinated as he stepped off the ...
From 8 days ago
Briones: Much ado about nothing
SO IS Cebu City on lockdown?That seemed to have been the question on everybody’s mind over the weekend. And by “everybody” I mean those people who would be affected if the city was indeed placed under a stricter quarantine yet ...
From 10 days ago
Briones: A common goal
CEBU CITY Mayor Edgardo Labella doesn’t have to be so touchy.Everybody knows he has final say when it comes to matters concerning the city, especially while it has been placed on community quarantine to contain the spread of the coronavirus ...
From 12 days ago
Briones: Give Piston a break
FOR once, I agree with Greg Perez, chairman of the Pinagkaisang Samahan ng Tsuper at Operators Nationwide (Piston) Cebu chapter.Perez has appealed to the Mandaue City Government not to require drivers of traditional public utility jeepneys to settle their fines ...
From 15 days ago
Briones: Hail to the chief
THE police official that the President once described as a “good and honest man” has just been appointed chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP).Maj. Gen. Debold Sinas will take over PNP Chief Camilo Cascolan, who will retire on Tuesday, ...
From 17 days ago
Briones: The case of the missing buses
SO where were they?A few nights ago, a friend at work ended up waiting almost four hours to get a ride home because there were hardly any public utility buses around. Thankfully, another colleague had her picked up and brought ...
From 19 days ago
Briones: Not my concern
DO I really care who will win the US presidential election?To be honest, I haven’t given it much thought.I live in Cebu City. I hold a Philippine passport.I worry about the recent spate of road accidents involving buses. I worry ...
From 22 days ago