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PUBLIO J. BRIONES III
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Briones: Change of heart
TOMAS Osmeña has had a makeover. And I don’t mean the Cebu City mayor is sporting a semi-shaved haircut or wearing ripped jeans and a T-shirt that’s way too big for him. No, I’m referring to how he has been dealing with ...
From 643 days ago
Briones: Living in the third world
THERE are times when the temptation to wallow in self-pity is very strong, especially when faced with problems that are beyond your control. You start to believe that you’ve been dealt a bad hand. Until, that is, reality bitch-slaps you ...
From 647 days ago
IT’S summer already. According to the state weather bureau Pagasa, it officially started last Tuesday. In a statement released by Pagasa Administrator Vicente Malano, its recent observations “showed gradual increase in daily temperature recorded in most parts of the country.” Their analysis, he ...
From 650 days ago
Briones: Election season
I WALK to my grandmother’s house on Urgello St. from the office on P. del Rosario St. after work almost every night. You see, I like to have a night cap before I head home to Banilad. To clear the head, ...
From 651 days ago
Briones: Boracay’s loss, Cebu’s gain?
THE news that President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the closure of Boracay for six months caught many by surprise. Thousands of holidaymakers who have already booked their trip to the island are scrambling to secure an alternative itinerary, not to mention a ...
From 654 days ago
I AGREE with Cebu City Councilor Joy Pesquera. The DPWH should be held accountable if the underpass that it insisted on implementing on N. Bacalso Ave. will not improve traffic in the area. If I remember correctly, the previous administration of Michael ...
From 657 days ago
Briones: Sinulog 2021
I THOUGHT Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña may have jumped the gun when he announced that the king of Spain and the pope are expected to grace the 500th anniversary of Ferdinand Magellan’s arrival in the archipelago. That Sinulog 2021 will ...
From 659 days ago
Briones: Roughing it up in Bug-ot, Argao
I SPENT Maundy Thursday and Good Friday in the mountain barangay of Bug-ot in Argao. Bug-ot is my paternal grandmother’s birthplace, just a mere four kilometers away from the national highway. It’s not that far, and the road is quite ...
From 661 days ago
Briones: Tomas’s turn
THE plot thickens in this story we call the local political setting under the Duterte administration. In a twist worthy of The Probinsyano script, Department of Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II named Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña a protector of drug ...
From 666 days ago
Briones: Getting into the Holy Week mode
TOMORROW marks the start of Holy Week. I don’t have to go into the religious significance it holds for the majority of Filipino Catholics. First of all, I’m not qualified to discuss the subject. Second, a low-pressure area has been spotted ...
From 668 days ago