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Slaughterhouse 44  Posted on 03/06/2015
By N Mark Castro “All this happened, more or less.” – Slaughterhouse Five This was the result of incompetence: pure and simple. Because on January 25, 2015, suspended Philippine National Chief (PNP) Alan...
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Taxing Indonesia’s Democracy  Posted on 02/14/2015
By N Mark Castro The banner says it all. According to Jakarta Globe, “the tax office quietly issued a new regulation last week to link taxpayers’ tax identification number with their time deposits balance, bypassing...
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KPK-POLICE SINETRON  Posted on 01/26/2015
By N Mark Castro The Facts Police General Comr. Gen. Budi Gunawan was appointed as a candidate for the National Police Chief by President Jokowi, a decision many feel to be influenced by Megawati, chief patron of the president’s...
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Megawati: The Most Powerful Serial Presidential Loser  Posted on 01/26/2015
Despite never having won any presidential elections she’s ever run, people are criticizing her perceived influence on President Jokowi, particularly, with the series of political appointees coming from her PDI-P party. With the...
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The Mother of all Cover Letters  Posted on 10/14/2014
By N Mark Castro If you’re a writer or journalist and do not know Hunter S Thompson, then consider yourself lucky … at least you’re walking around on earth naive from its ills and divorced from malice. If you happen to...
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