Ask, seek, knock or try
by Cito Beltran - June 19, 2024 - 12:00am
Back when my daughter Hannah was in Junior High, she and some friends wanted so much to color or highlight their hair. Unfortunately, the school policy was against colored or hair highlights.
Driving your algorithm
by Cito Beltran - June 17, 2024 - 12:00am
When I first learned about how Facebook and other social media platforms used our “algorithm” (preferred views, content or information) to keep us active online, I thought nothing much of it. But later,...
High cost of eating
by Cito Beltran - June 14, 2024 - 12:00am
A good friend messaged me yesterday citing food inflation numbers as well as the overall pulse of experts on what is to come.
Inanities vs inspirations
by Cito Beltran - June 12, 2024 - 12:00am
A highly respected columnist messaged me and commented that the article “Media Must Evolve” was deep but at the same time wondered why I chose to inspire versus the traditional role of media, which was...
Media must evolve
by Cito Beltran - June 10, 2024 - 12:00am
For the last 50 years, Philippine media has been the work of three generations of journalists, broadcasters, public relations practitioners and owners, practically running and doing things the same way.
We’ll see it in September
by Cito Beltran - June 7, 2024 - 12:00am
I managed to get a copy of the speech of DOTr Sec. Jimmy Bautista that was “delivered” during the annual business journalism seminar in Baguio City.
Divorce or D-group
by Cito Beltran - June 5, 2024 - 12:00am
When it comes to separation or divorce, the most convincing argument or appeal are tears combined with stories of betrayal, mental abuse or years of unrequited love and self-sacrifice. If you listen to the narrative...
PNP: Right minus wrong
by Cito Beltran - June 3, 2024 - 12:00am
The Philippine National Police has fielded an additional 600 police officers after a series of shooting incidents in Metro Manila.
by Cito Beltran - May 31, 2024 - 12:00am
AI stands for Artificial Intelligence while AA stands for Artificial Allies.
Joseph’s tomb
by Cito Beltran - May 29, 2024 - 12:00am
Just to start this article on a positive note, I’m sure that people of faith and skeptics alike all wonder every now and then about how true scriptures are. Are they just religious promises or is there really...
Living on the island
by Cito Beltran - May 27, 2024 - 12:00am
The title makes for romantic suggestions, I’m sure
From missionary to mercenary to conspiracy
by Cito Beltran - May 24, 2024 - 12:00am
In an effort to promote tourism and development in “far flung” places in the 80’s, the national government pushed airline companies big and small to allocate flights and to make sure that the airfares...
Harsh solar realities
by Cito Beltran - May 22, 2024 - 12:00am
I attended my first solar power trade show last Monday and like the glare from the sun, the trade show was a harsh reality for an idealist like me.
Better late than later
by Cito Beltran - May 20, 2024 - 12:00am
My “Kuya” and senior columnist Boo Chanco recently shared an article with me concerning the decision/announcement of the Office for Transportation Security (OTS) and DOTr Secretary Jaime Bautista that...
Enable the producers
by Cito Beltran - May 17, 2024 - 12:00am
After a long search, I have finally tapped into several online communities of solar power equipment providers and judging from what’s available, there is a reasonable amount of companies willing to provide...
‘Dr. Stranger’
by Cito Beltran - May 15, 2024 - 12:00am
More than 50 percent of consumer products in all Filipino homes undergo some form of screening, testing or review by the Food and Drug Administration.
Fire starters and careless conclusions
by Cito Beltran - May 13, 2024 - 12:00am
All it takes is a spark and you could burn down a large forest.
Conversion, condemnation and rejectionist religion
by Cito Beltran - May 10, 2024 - 12:00am
This week has been a tough one for me in the “faith” department for a couple of reasons.
A drought and famine for solutions
by Cito Beltran - May 8, 2024 - 12:00am
For several decades now, I have had an interest in solar power for residential and recreational applications.
Testing, testing, 1, 2, 3…
by Cito Beltran - May 6, 2024 - 12:00am
After claims were made that we have a “state of calamity” resulting from traffic in Metro Manila, the Metro Manila Council (of mayors) will now roll out their solution.
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