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Populist but uninformed
by Cito Beltran - October 16, 2019 - 12:00am
It did not take long for some people to pick up on the complaints from motorists on SLEX demanding for discounts or removal of toll fees until the construction-related traffic is normalized.
The real ride
by Cito Beltran - October 14, 2019 - 12:00am
“RIDE FOR LIFE” is what an interesting bunch of motorcycle riders call it.
‘SLEX traffic’ explained
by Cito Beltran - October 11, 2019 - 12:00am
After hearing so much lamentation about the unusual traffic and travel time on SLEX northbound due to the Skyway Extension project, we invited Manny Bonoan of SLEX to come on the show AGENDA to explain what exactly...
Feeling rich?
by Cito Beltran - October 9, 2019 - 12:00am
The AFP recently revealed that the Philippine Air Force has put in an order for two brand new luxury series business jets one of which cost a whopping $36,999,916 or close to P2 billion. Identified as the Gulfstream...
Talk is cheap
by Cito Beltran - October 7, 2019 - 12:00am
Some people have started to dismiss the proposal of San Miguel Corp. CEO Ramon Ang to build a 10 lane overhead expressway on top of EDSA built out of steel for speed and economy.
Relieved but never removed
by Cito Beltran - October 4, 2019 - 12:00am
It comes as no surprise to hear allegations that officials in the Philippine National Police intervene to protect fellow officers and men facing disciplinary action or dismissal.
Magic potions and medicine men
by Cito Beltran - October 2, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of Health recently announced a radical price cut of 50% or more on 124 kinds of medicines, as well as certain procedures related to renal disease and cancer treatments.
Painful necessary lesson
by Cito Beltran - September 30, 2019 - 12:00am
The mini crisis being experienced by motorists and commuters due to the Skyway expansion project at the Alabang Viaduct is a very painful but necessary lesson for both national and local governments to be mindful...
Sowers of discord and delays
by Cito Beltran - September 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Hazing may have been their reality at the PMA but today’s leaders in Congress and the PNP should know better than to talk about the practice and experience like it is a necessary evil.
Angry birds or grumpy old men
by Cito Beltran - September 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Growing old is tough and it does not help if society and television pokes fun at aging to the point that they even make TV shows and movies about Grumpy Old Men.
In every crisis…
by Cito Beltran - September 20, 2019 - 12:00am
“In every crisis there is opportunity” – Chinese proverb.
Porkless Christmas?
by Cito Beltran - September 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Now that I have your attention, perhaps now you would consider learning a little more about ASF or African Swine Fever and why all of us pork loving Filipinos could end up fighting over pork chops and lechon in the...
Politicizing traffic
by Cito Beltran - September 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Every time Senator Grace Poe calls for a “hearing” at the Senate concerning traffic and related issues, my usual response is: Can you actually legislate solutions to improve traffic or has our traffic...
Tapal kings or patch work orange
by Cito Beltran - September 13, 2019 - 12:00am
A reporter recently asked Senator Panfilo Lacson “when do you think the investigations will end?”
Fix – fix – fix
by Cito Beltran - September 11, 2019 - 12:00am
While driving at a crawl past the elevated U-turn structure on C5 southbound last Monday morning, I noticed a large crack or break on its corner wall.
IRR: Legal sabotage
by Cito Beltran - September 9, 2019 - 12:00am
The Mother of all crimes and legal sabotage has been under our noses but no one seems to have paid much attention to it.
Thank you Mr. President — more please
by Cito Beltran - September 6, 2019 - 12:00am
After a week of dread and trepidation over the release of 11,000 prisoners, 2,160 of whom were life-termers or heinous crimes convicts, 1,500+ of whom were rapists or killers, there is now some light at the end of...
Impunity to set demons free
by Cito Beltran - September 4, 2019 - 12:00am
Unfortunately, the lawmakers who wrote and passed RA 10592 are not stepping up to comment or make clarifications regarding the allegedly confusing piece of legislation they wrote into law.
Demolish Bilibid — overhaul Bureau of Corrections
by Cito Beltran - September 2, 2019 - 12:00am
“Oh what a wondrous web we weave when first we try to deceive” – Sir Walter Scott
Why not coconut?
by Cito Beltran - August 30, 2019 - 12:00am
Desp erate times require desperate solutions” and in the case of our traffic nightmares in Metro Manila people are certainly desperate enough to think the unthinkable.
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