My dad is a good man
by Cito Beltran - December 14, 2018 - 12:00am
All of daddy’s hard work was never about the money. Never about the awards. Never about the success in itself.
My dad is a good man
by Cito Beltran - December 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Today please allow me to share with you a eulogy written by Nicole Sytin, daughter of murdered businessman Dominic Sytin, because she presents a different perspective about parents who are labelled absentee or lacking...
High-tech — no help
by Cito Beltran - December 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Technology based privacy can be a curse.
Protected scalpers — #JUSTICEFORDOM
by Cito Beltran - December 7, 2018 - 12:00am
The Battle of the Katipuneros a.k.a. UP versus Ateneo version 2018 may be over, but one malingering issue that was widely talked about but never really addressed by the proper authorities, is the persistent issue...
Death and tragedy
by Cito Beltran - December 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Death and Tragedy gives man a refreshing clarity and perspective.
Acquired intelligence deficiency syndrome
by Cito Beltran - November 30, 2018 - 12:00am
Some people in government reportedly within the Bureau of Internal Revenue are allegedly proposing to slap a tax on the medical insurance that employees receive from their employers.
Bid out congressional franchise
by Cito Beltran - November 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Any and all congressional franchise for any public utility must be won through bidding and not by political lobbying.
Occupied territories we don’t talk about
by Cito Beltran - November 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Filipinos can talk all they want...
Re-thinking ‘China’
by Cito Beltran - November 23, 2018 - 12:00am
As I scanned the headlines after the state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping, the only impression I had was that nothing has changed as far as the locals are concerned.
How to create traffic
by Cito Beltran - November 21, 2018 - 12:00am
There is a right way of doing traffic re-routing and there is a wrong way of doing traffic re-routing.
What’s worse?
by Cito Beltran - November 19, 2018 - 12:00am
What’s worse: when government agencies or LGUs under spend or when they try their hardest to spend all the money allocated to them so the Department of Budget and Congress does not penalize them by reducing...
Discourtesy plates
by Cito Beltran - November 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The Land Transportation Office has time and again shown political will by immediately revoking the driver’s license of celebrity and “criminal” personalities within days of a complaint.
Goodbye ‘Filipino’?
by Cito Beltran - November 14, 2018 - 12:00am
“The times they are a changing” and the best example of this is the fact that the Supreme Court decided to uphold the legality of the K to 12 education program which in turn leads up to making Filipino...
Not so integrated terminal
by Cito Beltran - November 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Returning to the ring as Presidential Spokesperson has undoubtedly been a painful if not a trying comeback for Secretary Sal Panelo.
Public bidding for appearance’s sake?
by Cito Beltran - November 9, 2018 - 12:00am
The recently concluded public bidding for the “Third Telco” franchise in the Philippines now sounds more like an election and selection instead of a public bidding.
Wanted: Endorsers
by Cito Beltran - November 7, 2018 - 12:00am
After a disastrous season of indifference many voters and celebrities in the United States have awaken to the realization that “If you don’t use it – You lose it” meaning if you don’t...
Caution: Expectations
by Cito Beltran - November 5, 2018 - 12:00am
It would be wise for government officials to temper or start managing public expectations regarding the soon to be announced identity of the “Third Telco” player to enter the Philippine market.
‘Moderate their greed’
by Cito Beltran - November 2, 2018 - 12:00am
The original line came from former socio-economic planning secretary Romulo Neri who advised an associate/turned whistle blower Jun Lozada to moderate the greed of certain government officials who wanted to milk...
by Cito Beltran - October 31, 2018 - 12:00am
President Rodrigo Duterte is clearly in a Catch-22 situation in dealing with corruption at the Bureau of Customs. In order to clean up the place, he has to resort to extraordinary if not extra-legal action such as...
Rewarding incompetence = punish competence
by Cito Beltran - October 29, 2018 - 12:00am
The good news is that President Rodrigo Duterte still listens to public opinion and the advice of good people around him.
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