Cito Beltran
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Two steps forward, one step backward
by Cito Beltran - February 26, 2024 - 12:00am
Ask most senior citizens in the Philippines and they’ll probably say they can feel the love.
‘Hostile takeover 101’
by Cito Beltran - February 23, 2024 - 12:00am
Never come between a sabungero and his chickens or there will be hell to pay!
Such an obvious trap
by Cito Beltran - February 21, 2024 - 12:00am
While watching a press conference in Congress inviting senators to debate over AI or the artificial initiative falsely referred to as PI or people’s initiative, my immediate reaction was: It’s a trap!...
Winning is just the first step
by Cito Beltran - February 19, 2024 - 12:00am
Winning is just the first step, avoiding the obstacles and landmines will be the next.
AA – the return of the comeback
by Cito Beltran - February 16, 2024 - 12:00am
During the recently concluded Pet Expo and International Game Fowl Festival, I caught a glimpse of Mr. Atong Ang and his posse on stage discussing upcoming sabong events as well as related topics. As a result of...
‘Mutt & Jeff’ giving Pinoys a bad name
by Cito Beltran - February 14, 2024 - 12:00am
Among serious breeders and importers of game fowl, one of the key elements in bringing good material from the United States and elsewhere is having an experienced professional shipper who consolidates birds coming...
The competition never learned
by Cito Beltran - February 12, 2024 - 12:00am
Eleven years after the fact, “the competition” has not learned their lesson well.
‘Offer good while supplies last’
by Cito Beltran - February 9, 2024 - 12:00am
Filipinos have been so distracted by the Zarzuela de Batasan that many have not had a chance to reflect on or consider what the latest series of fuel price increases will do to them.
Cemetery or farms?
by Cito Beltran - February 7, 2024 - 12:00am
Before the main topic, just a commentary on our political state of affairs.
Disappearing roads
by Cito Beltran - February 5, 2024 - 12:00am
Why is traffic in Metro Manila slower than other Asian cities?
Age does not teach you all
by Cito Beltran - February 2, 2024 - 12:00am
“Instead, my prayer for you and me is that the Lord would keep us teachable all the days of our lives. The Lord opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” 1 Corinthians 8:1b
by Cito Beltran - January 31, 2024 - 12:00am
“May you caress the heart of my brother, the President of the Philippines.
Bagong luma – the new old society
by Cito Beltran - January 29, 2024 - 12:00am
I once attended a public event where speakers lined up to share their experiences and expertise on a complicated subject matter.
Correction over collection
by Cito Beltran - January 26, 2024 - 12:00am
Secretary Ralph Recto has reportedly “ordered” the Bureau of Internal Revenue and the Bureau of Customs to work together in order to achieve the revenue collection target of P4 trillion-plus for 202...
Completely insane
by Cito Beltran - January 24, 2024 - 12:00am
Did Filipinos really find the “song” cute or were they just so happy that an international singer-songwriter poked fun at the “Completely Insane” traffic in Metro Manila? My guess is both,...
Missing secretaries
by Cito Beltran - January 22, 2024 - 12:00am
Last Dec. 22, 2023, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin checked into the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland to undergo treatment for prostate cancer.
See you at the fair!
by Cito Beltran - January 19, 2024 - 12:00am
That line certainly dates me and was a popular shout out back in the 60’s, among people who looked forward to meeting up at fairs.
Will you retire?
by Cito Beltran - January 17, 2024 - 12:00am
Five and a half years ago, I actually thought I was retired.
From ‘Banana Republic’ to ‘UK-low’
by Cito Beltran - January 15, 2024 - 12:00am
The writer George Santayana warned us: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
‘Miners and anays’ – anti-business
by Cito Beltran - January 12, 2024 - 12:00am
From jeepney modernization to issues involving the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines, both houses of Congress are now investigating the mechanics of the jeepney modernization program and the franchise...
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