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by Cito Beltran - December 2, 2020 - 12:00am
From day 1, President Duterte has made it clear that once the COVID-19 vaccine is made available, his administration will prioritize the poor alongside all frontliners and the medically compromised and senior c...
PlantCito B.C.
by Cito Beltran - November 30, 2020 - 12:00am
Ever since I started posting plant-related thoughts on Facebook, a number of my friends have started to call me “PlantCito,” a personalized reference to being one of the Plantitos and Plantitas who’ve...
RSA’s solution highjacked?
by Cito Beltran - November 27, 2020 - 12:00am
There should be both a law and a national program that requires all government officials and employees to undergo an annual and comprehensive seminar on “How To Be a Good Listener” and this should be...
‘What do you have…’
by Cito Beltran - November 25, 2020 - 12:00am
While listening to one of half a dozen podcasts daily, one of the speakers asked a question that many people never seemed to have thought about but clearly got me thinking about it.
Click bait
by Cito Beltran - November 23, 2020 - 12:00am
In the world of social media there is such a term and concept called “Click bait” and here is the Wikipedia definition:
Thinking trees/ARK
by Cito Beltran - November 20, 2020 - 12:00am
I think that I shall never see… a tree.
When Mother Nature gets ‘pissed’
by Cito Beltran - November 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Judging from the amount of rain and flooding that we witnessed these past few weeks, one gets the impression that Mother Nature is so pissed with our collective disregard for the environment that she decided to pee...
Vultures circling
by Cito Beltran - November 16, 2020 - 12:00am
While the whole nation is suffering from the destruction caused by a parade of typhoons in the last two months, this has not stopped a mixed group of people from fanning what promises to be a major public relations...
Divisorry state in Manila
by Cito Beltran - November 13, 2020 - 12:00am
The best and very colorful Facebook posts regarding the beautification of the City of Manila may entice you to go downtown and experience the “restoration” of historic sights and bridges, but be forewarned...
Latest national irritant
by Cito Beltran - November 11, 2020 - 12:00am
What was supposed to be a simple matter of providing your name, address and contact number as you enter buildings and establishments for contact tracing purposes has become the latest national irritant largely caused...
‘Mukhang pera’
by Cito Beltran - November 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Some things they say are better left unsaid, but when President Duterte blurted out his sentiments towards Dick Gordon and the Philippine Red Cross as “Mukhang Pera” for imposing a 3-day deadline for...
X-FedEx
by Cito Beltran - November 6, 2020 - 12:00am
48 hours ago, I was under the impression that FedEx the courier company was an easy and convenient option for sending a small care package for my daughter who tested positive for COVID-19 in the Netherlands.
Evacuation: A waste of money
by Cito Beltran - November 4, 2020 - 12:00am
Year after year it happens and year after year we throw good money after bad and next year we will surely do it again, simply because it is the way we Filipinos and our political leaders have done it for decade...
A dirty little secret
by Cito Beltran - November 2, 2020 - 12:00am
News out of Cebu reports that the National Bureau of Investigation office in Region 7 recently found proof of a “Dirty Little Secret” related to COVID-19 hospital claims and the PhilHealth.
From ‘unsolicited’ to ‘coveted’
by Cito Beltran - October 30, 2020 - 12:00am
Where achievements are sparse, credit grabbers abound.
Rent to lose
by Cito Beltran - October 28, 2020 - 12:00am
According to my Christian Community sources, a well-known billboard or outdoor advertising company that has been in existence for nearly 82 years and has served both the business and Christian community so well may...
‘You dirty rat’
by Cito Beltran - October 26, 2020 - 12:00am
That famous line “You Dirty Rat” has long been attributed to the war hero and Hollywood legend James Cagney, but it seems that it was not exactly what Cagney said. Instead Cagney actually said, “You...
‘Scared to dying’
by Cito Beltran - October 23, 2020 - 12:00am
The people in charge of communicating the seriousness of COVID-19 have done too much of a good job that people have become so scared of getting COVID-19 to the point of dying.
The week of hope
by Cito Beltran - October 21, 2020 - 12:00am
I’ve dubbed this week as “The Week of Hope” because it is the week when the government has started to officially announce policies that are aimed towards giving Filipinos especially those of us...
Pushback on bully boys
by Cito Beltran - October 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Traditionally, the job of a spokesperson has been to communicate and announce policies and decisions or to give clarifications when needed.
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