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Spite & false pretense
by Cito Beltran - September 23, 2020 - 12:00am
Not to be accusatory in anyway but recent events have me starting to wonder if we are now living under a system of false pretense and spite.
E-numan: Social drinking
by Cito Beltran - September 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Now tell the truth how many of you had wished to get a break or have more time to take care of personal stuff or spend time at home?
Plant titos & Plant titas
by Cito Beltran - September 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Are you a “Plant Tito” or a “Plant Tita”? In case you have not come across the term or heard about it, the Titos and Titas of Metro Manila and other urban centers have evolved into gardeners...
Beyond deep throat
by Cito Beltran - September 16, 2020 - 12:00am
They say that there is nothing more irritating than a reformed smoker, a former alcoholic or drug addict speaking of the evils of drugs or alcohol incessantly, a “Born Again” believer inviting friends...
Corruption via selective procurement?
by Cito Beltran - September 14, 2020 - 12:00am
You would think that after President Duterte made a big deal about corruption inside PhilHealth, that people would have second thoughts about engaging in any form of graft or corruption, particularly anything that...
The Dolomite Beach Club
by Cito Beltran - September 11, 2020 - 12:00am
The Dolomite Beach Club near Roxas Boulevard, “officially” known as the DENR white sand beautification project, has reaped a whirlwind of protests from all sides including media.
Pooled possibilities
by Cito Beltran - September 9, 2020 - 12:00am
The concept of “pooled testing” as being promoted by businessman and Go-Negosyo founder Joey Concepcion deserves more appreciation than it has been getting, particularly the pooled testing using the...
Flattened or flat line
by Cito Beltran - September 7, 2020 - 12:00am
After hearing so many concerns on the matter, I decided to have LTO chief Assistant Secretary Edgar Galvante on AGENDA to explain to the viewers what the PMVIC is and why are car owners worried about it?
Question strange you ask
by Cito Beltran - September 4, 2020 - 12:00am
The above title is my “Yoda version” of an actual question asked of me recently. This was the complete message I got: “Kuyang, what’s your address again? _____will send you food. What do you...
Lazy people use threats
by Cito Beltran - September 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Failing to do their work properly, many government officials often use threats of jail time to convince people to exercise their right, their duty or be part of what’s good for them. Just like in the movie...
‘Let my people go’
by Cito Beltran - August 31, 2020 - 12:00am
If you ever read the cartoon strip “Garfield the Cat,” one of the popular lines from the comics goes: “If you can’t convince people, confuse them.”
‘Childs play’
by Cito Beltran - August 28, 2020 - 12:00am
As Filipinos approach their sixth month under various types of Community Quarantine, I have observed a number of people ages 40 and above slowly but surely going back to their childhood activities or going back to...
Picnics not panic
by Cito Beltran - August 26, 2020 - 12:00am
Upon reaching the Netherlands, the first thing my wife and daughter did was to undergo a swab test for Covid-19.
Sooner a saint than national hero
by Cito Beltran - August 24, 2020 - 12:00am
We just observed ‘Ninoy Aquino’ day. Or did we?
On the job
by Cito Beltran - August 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Our friends from the Department of Agriculture are clearly on the job, watching out for imported agricultural products that may be tainted or prove harmful to local consumers as well as the industry.
This is my ‘Rome’
by Cito Beltran - August 19, 2020 - 12:00am
After a while, all this being cooped up or under quarantine and the constant threat of being infected will get to you.
Tainted wings?
by Cito Beltran - August 17, 2020 - 12:00am
The United Broiler Raisers Association recently called the attention of the Department of Agriculture regarding cheap imported chicken wings that came from Brazil.
‘Mura ng mura’ monster
by Cito Beltran - August 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Several people have been asking me for advice regarding their plans of resigning from their jobs primarily because their workplace environment has become so toxic, because managers or owners, who are fear driven,...
Compassion, not COVID
by Cito Beltran - August 12, 2020 - 12:00am
At the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis last March, I found myself being told to quarantine at home and not to go to the studio.
What about……
by Cito Beltran - August 10, 2020 - 12:00am
Last Friday, I spoke with Dr. Edcel Salvana, the Director of the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology at UP Manila-National Institute of Health, concerning developments in the field of medicine and healthcare...
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