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Sangil: Lapid in the Upper Chamber
"A KITE will not rise high if not raced against a strong wind." I love this quote from Sir Winston Churchill, former prime minister of England. In my Tuesday article about the gentleman from Porac, Senator Manuel "Lito" Lapid, I ...
From 2 days ago
Sangil: Senator Lapid: The gentleman from Porac
IF THERE'S one person who can make it in the Ten Top List of Luckiest Persons in the world, Manuel "Lito" Lapid of Porac, Pampanga, will be in it. For one who never had college schooling and became vice governor, ...
From 4 days ago
Sangil: The drug war is getting to be a drag war
I REMEMBER what President Rodrigo Duterte said in one of his State of the Nation Address (Sonaw), now that the war on drugs is being offered to Vice President Leni Robredo.The offer, according to many of her allies, is a ...
From 9 days ago
Sangil: Duterte's 3 years and counting
LIKE millions of Filipinos, I am a big fan of President Rodrigo Duterte.I can't say that now with conviction that I still am. Looking back I was one those fierce campaigners together with then Angeles City Mayor Edgardo Pamintuan and ...
From 11 days ago
Sangil: Cleaning is to impress, not a habit
"TAPAT ko, Linis ko." I am sure you have read this sign somewhere. There's a line in a Tagalog song: "Lipstick ka ng lipstick, hindi ka naman nagbrush your teeth." The sign and the line in the song best described ...
From 16 days ago
Sangil: Pasyal, pasyal muna pag may time
MY FRIEND Martin Vitug just came from Boracay last week and attended a convention of water districts officials. Upon arrival in Clark, he posted on his Facebook account his dislike of what he saw in the much publicized Boracay. It ...
From 18 days ago
Singil: Movies and movie stars I remember
THERE’S a short chapter in my life that when I look back I cannot help but laugh at myself.The scene was in San Juan City. This was in the mid-fifties and I was a dishwasher in a small restaurant located ...
From 23 days ago
Sangil: Streets with laughable history
I CAN’T forget this one story told to me years ago by my friend Marvin Paule, a retired banker who’s now a constant companion of my Cumpareng Tony De Jesus, brother of former Public Works and Department of Transportation Secretary ...
From 25 days ago
Sangil: The men in uniform
I REMEMBER reading a column of Ramon Farolan, a retired Air Force general now writing for Philippine Daily Inquirer, and wrote about the yearly reunions in February of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) in its campus in Fort Del Pilar ...
From 30 days ago
Sangil: I love Angeles City, then and now
IN THE last three months of the year, Angeles City is heavy in preparations for various events. Every second Sunday of October is the La Naval Fiesta and on the last Friday of the month will be Fiestang Kuliat. It ...
From 32 days ago