(By Tony Lopez, Opinion, October 31, 2013)
After working overseas continuously for six years , I intend to be with my family this Christmas. I can’t explain my enthusiasm to be with them—with only 45 more days to go.
But with these hounding reports of the real horrific situation in our country’s main terminal, can you blame me if I feel sick setting my feet in my own land?
I’ve had my share of unfortunate experience the last time I disembarked in NAIA; but that was seven years ago. Ganito pa rin ba ang dadatnan ko? Or should I expect worse?
Akala ko, dahil iba na ang pamahalaan, bumuti na ang . . . never mind.
Only when arriving in to Manila NAIA you will see, as the captain announces the landing descent, the Filipino passengers start taking away their jewelries, watches, etc. and hiding their wallets…
Before arriving somewhere else on the planet, Filipino passengers freshen up and don their jewelry, watches etc…