Wenceslao: Homestretch

Candidates are apparently starting to get tense now. We are on the homestretch. In the presidential election, Team Leni Robredo is hoping its bet is closing the distance in popularity surveys, but I say those surveys no longer matter. They have not reflected the strength of the Robredo campaign on the ground for so long. […]

Wenceslao: The Bobby I knew

THE history of Cebu radio is marked not mainly by events but by the personalities that dominate certain eras. There was, for example, that period when personalities like Jess Vestil, Ma’am Ginnie Vamenta, SD Tecson and their contemporaries dominated. Then there was that period when commentators like Migs Enriquez, David Ompoc and Nenita “Inday Nita” […]

Mendoza: PBA’s home sweet home

SHARING the spotlight with San Miguel Beer’s weekend escape act is the news of PBA’s return to the Cubao Big Dome on Wednesday, December 15, 2021. The Beermen barely breezed past the NorthPort Batang Pier on Sunday, December 12, salvaging a scary 91-88 victory in the infant PBA Governors’ Cup ushering in the return of […]

Soriano: Founder’s dream: Preserving wealth, unity and legacy

THE world is changing; entrepreneurs must do two things simultaneously–brace themselves for the post Covid-19 recovery and embrace succession planning. The latter is key to achieving a long-term legacy in the enterprise. When planning is done early, it captures the whole gamut of any founder’s aspirations: Defines the entry of family members in the business, […]

How AI is hijacking art history

ART historians have long used traditional X-rays, X-ray fluorescence or infrared imaging to better understand artists’ techniques. — METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS PEOPLE tend to rejoice in the disclosure of a secret. Or, at the very least, media outlets have come to realize that news of “mysteries solved” and “hidden treasures revealed” generate traffic […]

Cabaero: Kids are out

Minors and persons above 65 years old are allowed to go out after quarantine restrictions were relaxed but safety measures, including some additional ones, stay in place. Many families took it as a welcome development that Cebu was placed under Alert Level 2 and Cebu City is now at a “very low risk” for the […]