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How come? (Only in the Philippines)

How come? (Only in the Philippines)

Max Sangil

It is useful and important to examine the enormous wrongs of what we see and experience everyday. As commonly said, if ain’t broke don’t fix it. But if it is, by all means let’s

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Palimos ng Pasko

Palimos ng Pasko

Max Sangil

Sa kalakhang Maynila, sa malalaking lungsod at maging dito sa atin, partikular sa atin, pag malapit ng sumapit ang kapaskuhan mapapansin na natin ang maraming mga batang namamalimos sa kakarsadaan. Kumakatok sa bintana ng

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‘Pasko na naman, kay tulin ng araw’

‘Pasko na naman, kay tulin ng araw’

Max Sangil

Mabilis ang panahon. ‘Time flies so swiftly’, ika nga sa inglis. Pasko na naman. At parating na ang susunod na taong 2019. Hindi mo namamalayan lumipas ang mga taon. Sasabihin mo sa sarili mo,

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The sixties are the new fourties

The sixties are the new fourties

Max Sangil

The biblical age is seventy, and according to some doctors if you are a strong seventy you will reach eighty. And each year added to eighty is bonus. Imelda Marcos is 89 years old

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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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