Marcos 2.0
by Cito Beltran - December 11, 2019 - 12:00am
In the play “Jesus Christ Superstar” there’s a song that starts with the line “What’s the buzz? Tell me what’s the happening?” The buzz of course was the “controversial”...
Giving meaning to giving
by Cito Beltran - December 9, 2019 - 12:00am
At this time of the year, many Filipinos are still fretting over what to give their friends and loved ones for Christmas especially those of us who have quite a number of business associates, professional contacts...
‘Reason’ vs ‘rant’
by Cito Beltran - December 6, 2019 - 12:00am
In his letter to the Ephesians (4:26), St. Paul counseled his readers: “In your anger, do not sin.
Home is where the law is
by Cito Beltran - December 4, 2019 - 12:00am
According to certain government officials, the New Clark City Sports Complex or Athletes Village will become a permanent home or training center for Filipino athletes after the 30th SEA Games.
Promise made — promise kept
by Cito Beltran - December 2, 2019 - 12:00am
Men with good intentions make promises - Men with good character keep them” – Ronald Oliver
OPINION: It’s fake you
by Cito Beltran - November 29, 2019 - 12:00am
Much has been said about the controversial hosting of PHISGOC of the 30th SEA Games, but most of it has been generally in the context of a “War of the Trolls.”
Kalderong walang kanin
by Cito Beltran - November 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Given how a Malacañang official has decided to use a movie title to annoy Vice President Leni Robredo by saying “Tinimbang ka ngunit kulang” I’ve decided to come up with a couple of my own...
Police reported ahead
by Cito Beltran - November 25, 2019 - 12:00am
Last week, the Land Transportation Office released a nationwide memorandum to their regional law enforcement groups formalizing a “One Time Big Time” operation against traffic violators.
Regulation in aid of protection
by Cito Beltran - November 22, 2019 - 12:00am
According to certain members of Congress, they are inclined to push for the regulation and taxation of e-cigarettes, because this would be better than completely banning e-cigarettes. The argument is that a ban would...
Fifty shades of truth
by Cito Beltran - November 20, 2019 - 12:00am
The recent announcement and position taken by the Solicitor General Joe Calida that the Philippines cannot collect taxes on Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators or POGOs had many of us convinced that the Duterte...
Taking advantage of the ignorant
by Cito Beltran - November 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Some people think they are smarter than others especially when trying to pull one over the other. I recently sent out someone to buy medicines and vitamins at the EDSA Crossing area where a drugstore is located...
How secured are you?
by Cito Beltran - November 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Safety and Security are top two concerns of multinational corporations whenever they assign or deploy executives and their families abroad.
Insuring your future
by Cito Beltran - November 13, 2019 - 12:00am
When Filipinos talk about insurance chances are the first word associated with it would be “expensive”.
Attention: Secretary Mark Villar
by Cito Beltran - November 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Before people start cleaning up or contaminating the “Scene of the Crime,” no less than DPWH Secretary Mark Villar should immediately conduct a forensic examination of more than 1500 school buildings...
Foodie nightmare
by Cito Beltran - November 8, 2019 - 12:00am
In this day and age of mobile phones and selfies, it is already commonplace to see and read posts on Facebook about good places that serve great food with selfie walls to boot.
Don’t press - don’t squeeze
by Cito Beltran - November 6, 2019 - 12:00am
As an experienced air traveller, I have grown accustomed to the necessities and realities of security checks especially in our local airports.
Reconstruction: Evolution or revolution
by Cito Beltran - November 4, 2019 - 12:00am
“A cord of three strands is not quickly broken” – Ecclesiastes 4:12
Disruptor wang-wangs
by Cito Beltran - November 1, 2019 - 12:00am
When it comes to ambulances and emergency vehicles, the good news is that drivers in Metro Manila are slowly but surely learning to stop or get out of the way of such vehicles or voluntarily gives way.
Qualified theft by Congress and gov’t?
by Cito Beltran - October 30, 2019 - 12:00am
Albay Congressman Joey Salceda is determined to pass a bill that will increase Road Users Tax by 300 percent on all vehicles, from tricycles, private cars, and commercial vehicles.
Multi-industry crisis
by Cito Beltran - October 28, 2019 - 12:00am
If there’s a song that comes with a very practical lesson, one would be “The Gambler” made famous by Kenny Rogers the singer and not the chicken place.
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