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Billions Stolen

Billions Stolen

Max Sangil February 12, 2019 0

There was a practice during the Noynoy Aquino administration to hand earnings of government owned and controlled corporations (GOCC) to the president in a ceremony prepared for that purpose. The BCDA group gets first

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Remembering early local elections

Remembering early local elections

Max Sangil January 21, 2019 0

When the regular Philippine government was restored in 1946 following the declaration on July 4th of the country’s independence elections were called in the following year. In the early years, the Philippine National Railways(PNR)

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How come? (Only in the Philippines)

How come? (Only in the Philippines)

Max Sangil January 7, 2019 0

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 December 21, 2018 0

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 December 11, 2018 0

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 November 27, 2018 0

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 November 12, 2018 0

( 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 October 23, 2018 0

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 October 9, 2018 0

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 September 25, 2018 0

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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