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Cito Beltran
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Nomination hesitancy
by Cito Beltran - June 14, 2021 - 12:00am
The announcement of 1SAMBAYAN of potential presidential and vice presidential candidates for 2022 has apparently been met with “Nomination Hesitancy.”
One card for all
by Cito Beltran - June 11, 2021 - 12:00am
Not all COVID-19 vaccination cards are created equal!
Waiting for adverse reactions
by Cito Beltran - June 9, 2021 - 12:00am
In case you have not noticed, even politicians are now being cautious and “waiting for adverse reactions,” not for vaccinations but for their trial balloons and vague pronouncements.
Resistance – 3 DOH – 0
by Cito Beltran - June 7, 2021 - 12:00am
“Controlling – Abusive – and Manipulative people don’t question themselves. They don’t ask themselves if the problem is them. They always say the problem is someone else.” –...
Commander Naaman’s lesson
by Cito Beltran - June 4, 2021 - 12:00am
There was once an Army Commander who was a valiant warrior who unfortunately had leprosy.
Making the most of it
by Cito Beltran - June 2, 2021 - 12:00am
The time is 7:38 in the morning on this bright first day of June and my wife and I are seated along with 67 early birds waiting to be vaccinated either for the first or the second dose of Sinovac at the Medical City...
And of a sound mind
by Cito Beltran - May 31, 2021 - 12:00am
A sound mind.” When you search that sentence in the internet, it often refers to issues revolving wills, family estates or inheritance.
Staycation plus vaccine
by Cito Beltran - May 28, 2021 - 12:00am
If the government really wants to help save the tourism industry, then it has to be more creative about how to reopen hotels and resorts all over the country.
Borrowing to be employed
by Cito Beltran - May 26, 2021 - 12:00am
Every time we encounter an inconvenient disruption or “hassle,” my wife Karen and I always remind ourselves that God might be using us to address a matter or the experience could be a good column it...
Chickens and coconuts
by Cito Beltran - May 24, 2021 - 12:00am
Truth be told, I was already half way through another column item where I wrote about Oxymoron, Paradox and Moronic aspects of the government’s anti-COVID-19 program.
No longer a ‘sport’
by Cito Beltran - May 21, 2021 - 12:00am
My mother Marita once told me that as an infant I slept in a small crib that was right next to a “brooder” or lighted box with chicks or “Texas” sisiw, as my dad Louie Beltran was very much...
What if it burned to the ground?
by Cito Beltran - May 19, 2021 - 12:00am
Given our fragile network of government hospitals, I’m sure many people are thanking God that the entire Philippine General Hospital did not burn to the ground.
Make vaccines nameless
by Cito Beltran - May 17, 2021 - 12:00am
After receiving numerous laments from vaccinators and government officials about people holding back their vaccination based on preferred choice, I suggest that the Department of Health and all local government units...
Criminal delays
by Cito Beltran - May 14, 2021 - 12:00am
Damned if you do damned if you don’t. That was how several executives describe their situation in dealing with the Food and Drug Administration of the Philippines or FDA.
Pigs instead of cash
by Cito Beltran - May 12, 2021 - 12:00am
In one of my many trips around the Philippines where I helped promote backyard hog raising through the BMeg Fiestahan caravans, I came across an interesting “project” where a local government official,...
Keep your enemies closer
by Cito Beltran - May 10, 2021 - 12:00am
I vaguely recall a line from some “lawyer” movie or TV series where it was said by one lawyer to another, “Never ask a question you don’t know the answer to.”
Weapon of mass distraction
by Cito Beltran - May 7, 2021 - 12:00am
The Cursing President” is at it again.
I’ve been jabbed
by Cito Beltran - May 5, 2021 - 12:00am
Thank you to Mayor Vico Sotto, Barangay Barrio Kapitolyo and the health workers at The Medical City for finally injecting my wife and me with the Sinovac vaccine last Monday.
COVID carrier singing ‘My Way’
by Cito Beltran - May 3, 2021 - 12:00am
For those of us who dutifully observe health protocols by wearing face masks, observing social distance and limiting our activities to essentials, there is nothing more infuriating than to see a bunch of tambays,...
In bad taste
by Cito Beltran - April 30, 2021 - 12:00am
An alleged “presidential memo” leaked out last Wednesday and was confirmed by the Director for News and Information of the PCOO.
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