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...
‘Put a ring on it’
by Cito Beltran - September 3, 2018 - 12:00am
The Singer Beyoncé sang: “Put a Ring on it”; the rest of the world says, “Put up or Shut up.”
Professionalize your communications program
by Cito Beltran - August 29, 2018 - 12:00am
This week I’m handling 150 “students” on a three-day Strategic Communications Seminar at the Development Academy of the Philippines.
Blame Metro Manila mayors for congestion
by Cito Beltran - August 27, 2018 - 12:00am
The Metro Manila Council composed of Metro Manila Mayors showed lack of imagination by renaming an unpopular idea from “HOV” to “Carpooling Policy.”
‘Don’t selfie — get angry’
by Cito Beltran - August 24, 2018 - 12:00am
After Filipino passengers spent anywhere from 24 to 48 hours stuck at the NAIA...
Who do we crucify?
by Cito Beltran - August 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Who do we crucify? Yes who do we crucify for the weekend aviation disaster at the NAIA? There is now great temptation to pin the fault on someone, but on whom?
The natives are restless
by Cito Beltran - August 20, 2018 - 12:00am
While President Rodrigo Duterte was making “senti” or expressing his exasperation with corruption, it turns out that his official family of cabinet members have started to get on each other’s nerves...
Tokhang for graft and corruption
by Cito Beltran - August 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Perhaps it is time that everyone stops placing unreasonable expectations on the MMDA to find a solution to the traffic or congestion on EDSA.
Saved by SLEX/AAP
by Cito Beltran - August 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Today the MMDA will implement the ban on provincial buses on EDSA and they will require said buses to terminate their trips at Valenzuela and presumably Alabang or Muntinlupa.
Double ban on EDSA?
by Cito Beltran - August 13, 2018 - 12:00am
On August 15 Wednesday there will be a Double Ban on EDSA.
Solution overdose
by Cito Beltran - August 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Officials at the MMDA and members of the Metro Manila Council are beginning to behave like addicts.
One wrong after another
by Cito Beltran - August 8, 2018 - 12:00am
"You do not correct one mistake by committing another mistake. ”
Jessica Soho: ‘Why naman?’
by Cito Beltran - August 6, 2018 - 12:00am
On August 15 my beloved mother Marita Salcedo Beltran would have turned 83 years of age, instead we will be observing her first death anniversary on September 12.
Invisible DPWH contractor
by Cito Beltran - August 3, 2018 - 12:00am
August is called the GHOST Month by many Chinese friends and a lot of them were hurrying to finish deals and projects because they consider the Ghost Month largely difficult if not “unlucky.”
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