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Sula: Carmelo, the younger
PAMPANGA First District Congressman Carmelo Lazatin, Jr., aka Jonjon, was cool as a cat when his name was suddenly dragged into a road rage incident somewhere in his father's, Carmelo, the older, turf Balibago, probably the richest barangay in the ...
From 625 days ago
Sula: How do you solve a problem like Imeldific?
BACK in the early 80s, when the gripping power and influence of the Marcoses were ebbing, an investigation of financial donations poured into then First Lady Imelda Marcos's projects was launched, almost in a haste.I was working then in a ...
From 629 days ago
Sula: Trouble in the Promised Land
IN THE land flowing with milk and honey, Joshua has a beef with Moses. According to the book of Ram Mercado, a faithful chronicler of his time and place, "Joshua" is Alex Cauguiran while " Moses" is Mayor Ed Pamintuan.Both, ...
From 631 days ago
Sula: Oca's dilemma
AS THE window slowly narrows, former congressman and mayor Oscar Rodriguez contemplates the future of his political life. His question is unlike that of Shakespeare's character, Hamlet.In his soliloquy, Hamlet ponders on a classic question: to be or not to ...
From 637 days ago
Sula: Coming of age
UNLESS a curve ball wrecks the plan, Vice Governor Dennis "Delta" Pineda is more likely than not to become the next governor of Pampanga in 2019 -- with all due respect to the other candidates for the post.Notwithstanding the right ...
From 639 days ago
Sula: Picture of the day
IF A picture paints a thousand words, so the song goes, the neat and dandy pose of PamCham officers (aka top, if not richest, businessmen in Pampanga) with some leading local candidates for 2019, could have triggered a tectonic reaction ...
From 644 days ago
Sula: The President's man
IN THE field of management, especially of people, President Rodrigo Duterte's kicking up instead of kicking out former Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña is called lateral arabasque. It's an extension of the Peter Principle which posits that in the scheme of ...
From 646 days ago
Sula: A judge's sense of humor
IT’S not exactly Solomonic brilliance, but close to it. You can say it's win-win, in a way.I salute Judge Andres Soriano of the Makati TRC 148 for handing down a compromise decision that makes the protagonists in the case think ...
From 651 days ago
Sula: Missing Oca
MANY will be missing the revered veteran politician Oscar Rodriguez in the political season that has just been ushered recently with the official start of filing of certificate of candidacy (COC) for local and national posts.It stands to reason why.Rodriguez ...
From 653 days ago
Sula: The road to EdSa
EDWIN Santiago or EdSa, of course, is the man to beat in this city's mayoralty race in 2019, if you go by the parameters or paradigm of local politics. For one, as the incumbent, pundits concede to him 20 percent ...
From 656 days ago