Harry Potter, Friends may fall victim to Hungary’s anti-LGBT law —  broadcaster

BUDAPEST — The largest broadcasters in Hungary criticized a new law banning the “display and promotion of homosexuality” among under-18s as a threat to freedom of expression, and one said it could impact showings of some Harry Potter films and classic TV shows. Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s nationalist government pushed the law through parliament on […]

Opposition coalition names nominees for president, VP

https://www.facebook.com/1SAMBAYANOfficial/ Opposition coalition 1Sambayan announced on Saturday its list of nominees for the two highest positions in the country, more than two months since the alliance of conservative, moderate, and progressive parties and individuals was launched. Vice President Maria Leonor G. Robredo, former senator Antonio F. Trillanes IV and human rights lawyer Jose Manuel I. […]

Quijano; A tale of two LA Teams (Part 2)

What a difference a week can make. Last week, the Los Angeles Clippers were teetering on the edge of disaster, down 0-2 after losing all their home games against the Dallas Mavericks. Their cross-town rivals the defending champions, the Lakers were 1-1 against the Phoenix Suns and looked poised to run over the Suns with […]

Central Global Bhd Signs MoU for JV to Build RM250M Kwasa Damansara Sewage Treatment Plant

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 9, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Main Market-listed Central Global Berhad’s (“CGB) construction arm, Proventus Bina Sdn Bhd (“PBSB”), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) to explore a proposed joint venture (“JV”) with Multi Scopes Sdn Bhd (“MSSB”) for a sewage treatment plant in Selangor. CGB executive chairman Dato’ […]

Limpag: Azkals statesmen

He’s like a taller and faster version of Phil Younghusband, that was how one writer who travelled with the Philippine national team to Myanmar for the 2012 AFC Challenge Cup qualifiers described Angel Guirado. That was in March 2011 and the Azkals was riding a wave of popularity, thanks to Hanoi 2010 and the win […]

Wenceslao: Make mine Leni, but…

WITH my slow and hopefully sure, recovery from my recent health scare, I am now looking forward to next year’s elections. One of the important questions regarding the political exercise has already been answered by the government’s vaccination effort. Some sectors have actually been preparing for the postponement of the elections or for an online […]

Wenceslao: The best vaccine

The tendency of some Filipinos to choose the vaccine they want the government to inoculate them reminds me of my own attitude during raffles. When the party host begins announcing the winners of the minor prizes, I always wish that my number won’t be called because it forfeits my chance of winning the major prize. […]

Marc Pingris announces retirement from PBA

The “Pinoy Sakuragi,” Marc Pingris announced his retirement from basketball on Tuesday night, ending a colorful 16-year career that saw him help the Purefoods franchise complete a historic “grandslam” during the 2014 PBA season. The 39-year old forward announced his decision to walk away from basketball on his social media pages. “16 years na din […]

Carvajal: Fatally flawed

My support of Sen. Manny Pacquiao’s candidacy is more of a protest to traditional politicians than an expression of trust in his capability to solve this country’s perennial social problems. I do hope he still surprises us with a game-changing performance even as I know the likelihood of that happening in the fatally flawed structure […]

Bzzzzz: Cebu City might no longer buy its own, if national government would supply all vaccines… Sanggunian to meet ERC chief, Veco separately on power rates issue.

It could save a lot of money CEBU City Vice Mayor Michael Rama, head of Vaccine Convenors and City Council presiding officer, was to deliver a privileged speech during the Sanggunian regular session Wednesday, May 19, to tell the councilors the “good news,” namely: the City Government may not have to buy anti-Covid vaccines of […]

Limpag: Greening Cebu

BACK in 1996, as a freshman newly arrived from Mindanao, me and a few friends found our way at the Cebu Business Park (CBP) with a football. A cousin of a friend lived near the place and since she had a ball, she suggested that we try kicking around at one of the many green […]

Editorial: Uncut little lizards

Summer is that time of year when, to quote a poem by the Cebuano poet Rene Estela Amper, the village hatchet Tasyo would “split the skin of our young lizards to make us a man many years ago.” The cutting is especially performed during this time when the little boys are not in school, and […]

Bzzzzz: VM Rama told Torni Frank he’d run as Labella’s running mate in 2022. Which might change Mike’s plan, repeatedly announced, not to run for same post.

No, no to same post, then yes? CEBU City Vice Mayor Mike Rama had repeatedly been saying in City Council sessions, which he regularly presides, he would not run for vice mayor in the 2022 election. Last January 12, Bzzzzz reported: Mike “might run for congressman or for mayor again… At least twice before, he […]