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How Filipinos vote their Senators

How Filipinos vote their Senators

Max Sangil

( The Lito Lapid Story) Manuel’ Lito’ Lapid’s life story can make a good movie. In the same manner the life story of his late uncle, Jess Lapid life story was made into a

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Peace is elusive

Peace is elusive

Max Sangil

United States President Donald Trump is expressing willingness to strike peace in the Korean Peninsula. Nice move. A second meeting between him and North Korean President Kim Jong Un. In the Philippines peace seems

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No level playing fields in Phl politics

No level playing fields in Phl politics

Max Sangil

In two weeks or so, the aspirants will make a beeline on offices of the Commission on Elections in the Philippines . I oftentimes used this line in my columns in this space: ‘

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Two Honest Men

Two Honest Men

Max Sangil

One of the most difficult jobs in this country is joining government . That’s if you are honest. The most difficult part is how to remain as one with so many thieves lurking around.

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Raiders of Public Funds

Raiders of Public Funds

Max Sangil

Any administration would always aim to control congress for obvious reasons. One of them is smooth passage of pet measures of the palace . And of course, shielding the man in Malacanang from possible

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The month of May in the Philippines

The month of May in the Philippines

Max Sangil

Senior citizens will remember the former Senator Raul Manglapus who in his stint in the senate proposed for the abolition of fiestas. Many Filipinos only shrugged their shoulders. Majority didn’t agree with the idea.

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Growth and more growth for CL

Growth and more growth for CL

Max Sangil

Even before the presidency of Noynoy Aquino and Rodrigo Duterte there was already a definite plan of the national government to make the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport (DMIA) aka Clark International Airport as the

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Central Luzon is the Future

Central Luzon is the Future

Max Sangil

My bragging right. I was a member of the board of the Bases Conversion And Development Authority (BCDA) when the concept of a metropolis should be built as an answer to decongest Metro Manila.

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The kind of politicians we have

The kind of politicians we have

Max Sangil

We are looking for some needless in a haystack, if we are looking for politicians in this country who are imbued with high ideals. Many politicians assume we are an ignorant public. This is

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CORY MAGIC AND THE 1988 POLLS

CORY MAGIC AND THE 1988 POLLS

Max Sangil

Last week, there was an almost muted celebration of the so-called EDSA revolution. Let’s look back not on the gathering of the people on that kilometer stretch of the highway but what happened when

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