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Marcos, Duterte and Aquino (Second part)

Marcos, Duterte and Aquino (Second part)

Max Sangil

To many, Benigno ‘Ninoy’ Aquino Jr. was the best president Philippines never had. If only President Ferdinand Marcos didn’t proclaim martial law in September 1972 and retired from politics after his two terms in

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Marcos, Macapagal, Aquino and Duterte

Marcos, Macapagal, Aquino and Duterte

Max Sangil

I was and still am a basketball fan. I love the aggressiveness of Oklahoma Thunder hotshot Russel Westbrook, the perimeter shooting of the splash brothers of Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson.

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What makes a political system weak?

What makes a political system weak?

Max Sangil

In a way, if there will be a shift to Federalism ,some amendments are most welcome. Like for example, a longer term for local officials-from three years to five years with one re-reelection. And

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Ka Luis Taruc and Ninoy Aquino (Last Part)

Ka Luis Taruc and Ninoy Aquino (Last Part)

Max Sangil

Ramon Magsaysay deserves the title ‘Man of the Masses’. I remember this incident vividly about this well loved president. I was still in shorts and was playing with other kids at the town plaza

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Luis M. Taruc, The Huk Supremo

Luis M. Taruc, The Huk Supremo

Max Sangil

Ka Luis M. Taruc was a tailor before the Second World War. He was born in San Luis in Pampanga and spent his growing years there. In the thirties, people acknowledged it as the

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Duterte cannot stand criticism

Duterte cannot stand criticism

Max Sangil

Some news that are printed on national dailies are maybe unfounded, and not only on few occasions. Like the one buzz item buried in the inside page wherein it said some BPOs are planning

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Unsolicited Proposals

Unsolicited Proposals

Max Sangil

This article may not interest some readers, for they may find it too technical and too challenging as an item. But for businessmen and economic students it may add some informations. I’m no economist

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It Is Maytime in the Philippines

It Is Maytime in the Philippines

Max Sangil

I hurried last Monday coming from a trip to Pasig City inorder to catch up with the fiesta in a barangay in the City of San Fernando. My friends called me three times, and

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Only in the Philippines, Really

Only in the Philippines, Really

Max Sangil

It’s commonly said, ‘only in the Philippines’. Our country is so well known for changing the rules mid-stream. The forthcoming barangay elections was supposed to be held last year but was postponed to October

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Lapses of past Phil Presidents

Lapses of past Phil Presidents

Max Sangil

It will be useful and important to look back and maybe point the finger of blame to many past presidents of our country, particularly to those chief executives who were from Central and North

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