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Benedicto Q. Sanchez
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Sanchez: Wonderland Philippine politics
OUR national politics are scenes straight out of Alice in Wonderland. In Lewis Carroll’s narrative, Alice fell through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. The tale plays with logic, one of the best examples ...
From 682 days ago
Sanchez: Failed mission
I MIGHT be accused of masochism. For some quirky reason, I like visiting Baciwa’s website where I’m constantly reminded that the water utility’s mission is “to provide our stakeholders’ with quality and reliable water and waste water services through effective ...
From 684 days ago
Sanchez: Back to ‘civilization’
MY AMERICAN friend Ron Rathbun is only too glad to be back to what he calls “civilization” in the USA. I thought he was provoking me, this “arrogant” American. Yet many Filipinos would make the same comment. That would be ...
From 689 days ago
Sanchez: A renewed life
"CHRIST has died, Christ has risen, Christ will come again" goes the Memorial Acclamation, sung or recited by the faithful during Holy Mass. It has been almost three years since I recovered from my second stroke from subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). Thanks ...
From 691 days ago
Sanchez: Prayer of surrender
THIS Holy Week, we hold our sixth session of the Prayer and Life Workshop. In the fifth session, the participants are reminded that God does not manifest His will to advise them by saying “This is My Will.” In fact, Christians ...
From 696 days ago
Sanchez: Washing of hands
IM FIT to be tied with Bacolod City Water District (Baciwa). Instead of improving its services with the bulk water project, we in Alijis got nothing but hot air. The reason why Alijisnons have no water? No one really knows in ...
From 701 days ago
Sanchez: Judicial independence and neutrality
SO TRUE. "We are not politicians. We do not have the luxury of publicly expressing our sentiments, unless prompted by the situation. This is one of those times that our voices need to be heard," says the Negros Occidental Regional ...
From 708 days ago
Sanchez: ‘Terrorist’ label
WE WERE classmates in Spanish I-II during our freshmen years at the state university tackling basic Spanish conjugations. Yo soy, tú eres, él, ella, Ud. Es… For some reason, I can still remember her name and face, and that of her ...
From 710 days ago
Sanchez: Over and over
I CAN remember the gem of an advice that my friend Avelyn Agudon-Marañon gave in column writing. I was a newbie op-ed writer back then. Then the SunStar Bacolod chief reporter, Avs had a heart-to-heart talk with me. She said, “Diversify, ...
From 712 days ago
Sanchez: Nada, nada!
AS THE Spaniards would say, “nada, nada” (nothing, nothing)! Nothing, nothing is right. Since March 4, we have not been getting any water from our taps from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. – 16 hours! Daily calls to Bacolod City Water District’s ...
From 715 days ago