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Liberate LTO from DOTr
by Cito Beltran - October 19, 2018 - 12:00am
I have long suggested that the Land Transportation Office or LTO be liberated from its mother unit, the Department of Transportation and make the LTO an independent entity similar if not stronger than the DMV or...
War on 4x4’s?
by Cito Beltran - October 17, 2018 - 12:00am
They are up in arms and they are no longer taking the “abuse” sitting down. That essentially is the sentiment of owners and enthusiasts who own SUVs and pick-ups who’ve been stopped and ticketed...
Different rules for different folks?
by Cito Beltran - October 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Filipinos all want to think that we are modern and progressive minded until someone makes an announcement or comment to media that proves how backward, unfair or discriminatory the system in this country can be...
You might be disappointed
by Cito Beltran - October 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Because we are human, we tend to hear only what we want to hear and tune out what we really should hear.
Your destiny
by Cito Beltran - October 10, 2018 - 12:00am
It is impossible to find the destiny you seek if you don’t know that you’re already there. Don’t ask God for something he has already given you.
Cabinet secretaries are not created equal
by Cito Beltran - October 8, 2018 - 12:00am
"TAMPO-ROROT” – I believe the term is a combination of two words: “Tampo” which is to sulk and “Torotot” or a trumpet.
And the winner is…
by Cito Beltran - October 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Sometime in 1996 I remember getting suspended and eventually fired from my first job in a small radio station for belligerently resisting to read what I felt and believed was the equivalent of endorsing and encouraging...
Letter to the editor?
by Cito Beltran - October 3, 2018 - 12:00am
I recently received an email copy of a “Letter to the Editor” allegedly sent by “The Band of Brothers” whom I mentioned in my column last Friday.
by Cito Beltran - October 1, 2018 - 12:00am
There ought to be a law that will make it illegal and punishable for government officials to make announcements or trial runs of projects and policies that affect public convenience and conveyance when the necessary...
Band of bad brothers
by Cito Beltran - September 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Why would a bunch of middle managers or regional directors in government choose to stay in the same position year after year for nearly 20 years without asking or working for promotions along with the salary increases...
Not fit to build x3
by Cito Beltran - September 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Sorry to throw bath water at the roadshow being done by our economic managers in London.
Do-it-yourself talk shows
by Cito Beltran - September 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Is this the real life or is it fantasy, caught in a landslide, no escape from reality.”
Internally displaced government officials
by Cito Beltran - September 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Believe it or not there is such a tribe in government who in spite of working faithfully for decades have found themselves “Internally displaced” within the offices or institutions they work for.
by Cito Beltran - September 19, 2018 - 12:00am
When dealing with high ranking government officials, I’ve gotten used to the filters and protocols where you first go through executive assistants, a chief of staff or at the very least a close-in security...
Pre-positioning good and bad
by Cito Beltran - September 17, 2018 - 12:00am
When President Duterte sent out his cabinet members from the north to dig in and show the locals that the national government had representatives on the ground, it drew mixed reactions from the crowd.
The last thing we need
by Cito Beltran - September 14, 2018 - 12:00am
As if things are not bad enough as they are, Typhoon Ompong is the last thing we need.
Duterte is really being destabilized
by Cito Beltran - September 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Whether you are pro or anti Duterte, one thing that we cannot deny is that there is truth to the claims of the administration’s talking heads that there are groups out to destabilize the Duterte administr...
God will not be mocked
by Cito Beltran - September 10, 2018 - 12:00am
While the political spat between President Duterte and Senator Trillanes may have caught so much media attention, it does not distract many Filipinos from their day to day reality where things under the new administration...
Reckless endangerment
by Cito Beltran - September 7, 2018 - 12:00am
A woman unlawfully dashes across EDSA and is hit by an SUV.
by Cito Beltran - September 5, 2018 - 12:00am
The surprise attack of Malacañang against Sen. Antonio Trillanes is frightening except for the fact that in their legal pursuit they jumped to conclusions, did very poor staff work and basically did what Forest...
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