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Publio J. Briones III
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Briones: Putting politics before the people
I’m quite aware the general election is right around the corner — okay, so it’s 15 months away, give and take — so the streamer hanging on a skywalk at the entrance of Gen. Maxilom Ave. in Cebu City egging ...
From 18 hours ago
Briones: Context and common sense
Let me make one thing clear. I did not make up these figures. In fact, I lifted them from a CNN Philippines report. Verbatim. That’s why they’re in quotes.“In its latest monitoring report, (the independent research group) OCTA said the ...
From 2 days ago
Briones: Setting priorities
Let’s get one thing clear, and I have said this many times before, if we want to see an end to this nightmare we call the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, we all have to work together.And by “we,” I ...
From 4 days ago
I’m still overwhelmed by recent events. So much so that I don’t know where to begin.First of all, it’s hard to believe that the SVD-owned retreat house at the University of San Carlos-Talamban campus had been harboring 26 Lumads or ...
From 7 days ago
Briones: No lockdown
OH I get it.Lahug is only worried for its residents. The continuing rise in the number of coronavirus cases in the Cebu City barangay has prompted local officials to strictly enforce existing executive orders issued by Mayor Edgardo Labella to ...
From 9 days ago
Briones: Something’s brewing at Cebu City Hall
I don’t know where I was when the news broke.I probably was still too busy trying to figure out Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama’s cryptic message to Mayor Edgardo Labella.But yes, I woke up one day to discover that ...
From 11 days ago
Briones: Pork inflation
I haven’t been to a grocery for five days.It’s not because I’m afraid to get infected with the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Although, come to think of it, management should be stricter in implementing proper hygiene among employees, considering that ...
From 14 days ago
Briones: The denouement
Was Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella aware of what his friend and “brother” Vice Mayor Michael Rama was planning to do, or was he caught flat-footed by the latter’s question during a press conference on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021?No doubt ...
From 16 days ago
Briones: Waiting for an answer
WHEN will Cebuanos get vaccinated against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19)?The answer varies, depending on which local government unit (LGU) you ask.Last month, Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia said the Provincial Government would wait for the National Government to issue guidelines. After ...
From 18 days ago
Briones: Liquor ban?
I WAS going to write about what Hong Kong residents fleeing from Beijing’s “draconian” policies could expect once they got to their place of sanctuary.I mean, I still find it hard to believe that they would rather be in a ...
From 21 days ago