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Sangil: The lemon grass in Clark and the gold in Mt. Province
IN THE first part of this series, I told the story about the Battle of Manila Bay sometime in August 1898, where the fleet of Admiral George Dewey defeated the Spanish Armada only after few hours of exchange of canon ...
From 3 days ago
Sangil: How the Americans 'won' the Philippines (1st part of a series)
US PRESIDENT Donald J. Trump said his country will save a lot of money and he doesn't mind the scrapping of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA). The unrehearsed answer of Trump is so swiftly said as he answered a question ...
From 5 days ago
Sangil: More about Pampanga mayors
MACABEBE Mayor Bobong Flores has the look of a movie star. He is tall and consistently well dressed. A dapper like a true Kapampangan. In few instances we met, most often at a food chain at SM malls in San ...
From 12 days ago
Sangil: Some stories about Pampanga mayors
HEADS up. A new shuffle of the deck. Angeles City Hall have new tenants. They are mostly young people but are learned and focused. Willing to work extra hours in pursuit of efficient and effective public service. Mayor Carmelo “Pogi” ...
From 16 days ago
Sangil: Blas Ople, isang dakilang Pilipino (Happy Birthday Ka Blas)
"I OWE Ka Blas Ople big time. Senate President, Secretary of Labor, died a pauper while serving as Secretary of Foreign Affairs. How I wish today's senators, congressmen, government people will emulate him." -- Dating Kongresista Willie Villarama.Tama ang tinuran ...
From 19 days ago
Sangil: A letter in 2015
HEAVY traffic? Gridlock? Bumper to bumper situation? Situation, we as motorist, do experience each time we travel from one point to another. I am not even talking here about Edsa, but in almost all roads in every urban areas. In ...
From 24 days ago
Sangil: Lord heal our land
ALLOW me dear readers to go biblical once in a while. In the book of Mathews, it says: "Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorn of figs of thistle? Even so, every fruit tree ...
From 26 days ago
Sangil: Hundreds of millions for market rehabilitation
WHENEVER anybody visits a town or city, it can be said for that moment, that person instantly becomes a part of the constituency. I have my favorite places in Pampanga. The one that comes first is Angeles City where I ...
From 31 days ago
Sangil: Recalling the aftermath of Pinatubo's eruption
IT'S a deja vu thing. The headlines of national papers: Forced Evacuation in 12 towns, 2 cities. Ashfall hits Metro Manila. Gov't struggles vs defiant evacuees. Duterte leads nation in aiding victims. The banners of all newspapers almost every day ...
From 33 days ago
Sangil: Law is needed to stop subcontracting
IN MY many years s as a reporter, I have met several types of government officials. The good ones. The bad ones, and the so-so. Some competent. Some incompetent. And others just plain lazy. They were there because of seniority ...
From 38 days ago