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Publio J. Briones III
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Briones: Tragic flight
ANYONE watching local TV Sunday night, March 29, 2020, must have seen it.Regular programming was suddenly interrupted by breaking news: a plane about to take off from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in the capital suddenly caught fire, killing all ...
From 99 days ago
Briones: Uncertain times
WHO would have thought a month ago that Cebu City would be isolated from the rest of Cebu Province, starting Monday, March 30, 2020?And yet that’s exactly what will happen after Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia announced on Friday, March 27, that ...
From 101 days ago
Briones: It’s serious, stupid!
THESE are extenuating circumstances.On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) a pandemic.By the way, before you start conjuring up doomsday scenarios, this novel coronavirus causes upper respiratory symptoms such as cough or ...
From 104 days ago
Briones: Collective effort
TO MANY, it may seem harsh, requiring persons aged 65 and above and all students, even those who have graduated from college but are still unemployed, not to leave their homes while the whole of Cebu is threatened by the ...
From 106 days ago
Briones: Waterless in the time of Covid-19
THE Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) has announced that it will give a five percent discount on the actual monthly water consumption of up to 20 cubic meters.Aside from that, it will allow payment extension of up to 60 days.MCWD ...
From 108 days ago
I JUST read about the three foreigners and a Filipina on their way to the southern town of Oslob in Cebu who were intercepted by the Philippine Coast Guard and the Philippine National Police. The four had rented a motorized ...
From 111 days ago
Briones: The new normal
WHAT can the public expect now that Cebu City has been placed under a general community quarantine?Well, they shouldn’t be surprised if they see police officers and members of the military manning “health checkpoints.”They’re supposed to stop you and ask ...
From 113 days ago
Briones: United against a pandemic
LET'S be realistic about this, okay?The whole of Cebu has basically suspended classes starting Monday, March 16, 2020, in relation to measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).Local chief executives don’t want all those children to be ...
From 115 days ago
Briones: In the dark
HOW much is known about the coronavirus disease (Covid-19)?Not much really.Figures released by the World Health Organization (WHO) can be alarming. Although these may actually be conservative and the true number of Covid-19 cases is probably higher, especially in China, ...
From 118 days ago
I KNOW I should move on. But I still can’t get the whole thing out of my mind.It has been four days since police barged inside Maj. Ildefonso Miranda Jr.’s quarters at the Argao Police Station and found him in ...
From 120 days ago