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Bong O. Wenceslao
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Wenceslao: Evasco eased out
I DON’T think fans of Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco in Cebu like this development. President Rodrigo Duterte has eased out Evasco from the National Food Authority (NFA) Council. That means that in the power struggle between Evasco on one side ...
From 645 days ago
Wenceslao: Shutting down trolls
Among the good things conjured by the worldwide condemnation of Facebook’s data breach and its being prone to manipulation is its decision to partner with respected entities to fact check stories, photos and videos to ensure the integrity of the ...
From 646 days ago
Wenceslao: Peace talks terms
I LIKE what I am seeing so far with regards to government’s willingness to reopen peace negotiations with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP). The effort seems to be real, with the focus being on the coordinated unilateral ...
From 649 days ago
Wenceslao: Barangay polls a go
IT has been a while. When Rodrigo Duterte took over as president in 2016, among his initial moves was to work for the postponement of the barangay elections set for that year. Since then, the question that some of my ...
From 650 days ago
Wenceslao: Supreme Court test
ONE of the best Tagalog movie titles is, I think, “Tinimbang Ka Ngunit Kulang.” It’s a colorful way of saying one is being tested but sadly wasn’t up to the task. And it’s an apt description of the current Philippine ...
From 651 days ago
Wenceslao: That old ‘tuta’ joke
FERDINAND Marcos, the “real Macoy,” was a dictator and so ruled with an iron fist that all those in government, or all those in whatever branch of government—executive, judiciary, and later the token legislative—cowered while doing his every bidding. Thus ...
From 652 days ago
The peace talks
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is mellowing once more after scuttling the talks between the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP). In a recent speech, he opened himself up to the possibility of resuming the talks. This followed ...
From 654 days ago
Wenceslao: Change has come?
THE rumor spread last week that Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre would be fired has been proven true despite an earlier denial by Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque. Okay, President Rodrigo Duterte did not openly “fire” Aguirre. He was given a not-so-graceful ...
From 656 days ago
MINGLANILLA is a proud claimant of the tag “Sugat Capital of Cebu.” I think no one is objecting to that. The town’s “Sugat,” which depicts Christ’s Easter resurrection is the most popular hereabouts—and for decades already. People even from outside ...
From 658 days ago
Wenceslao: History telling
I HAVE written about Palm Grass, Cebu’s only heritage hotel, a number of times before. It’s because I believe in the concept: a hotel showcasing to guests a chunk of Cebu’s history. It hasn’t been done before here, or if ...
From 659 days ago