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Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Traffic Advisory 022318

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Traffic Advisory 022318

ROAD CLOSURES FOR 32nd  PEOPLE POWER ANNIVERSARY ON SUNDAY The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority today announced the closure of a portion of Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue and White Plains Drive in line with the celebration of the 32nd anniversary of EDSA People Power Revolution on Sunday. In its traffic management plan, the MMDA said Ortigas Avenue to Santolan (northbound) shall be […]

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James Blunt’s “You’re Beautiful”

                                It’s true…this happens…   Music Video © YouTUBE

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UK ‘complicit’ in Duterte’s war on drugs – anti arms-trade group

By RT THE UK is “complicit” in human rights abuses in the Philippines as it has emerged it is selling spying equipment to President Rodrigo Duterte. The country’s leader is currently waging a war on drugs that has killed thousands. According to the Guardian, the British government has sold some £150,000 worth of spying equipment to Duterte as he endeavors […]

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PEOPLE POWER MONUMENT/FEB.23,2013

A worker places Philippine flags at the People Power Monument in preparation for the celebration of Edsa People Power 1.

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A Call to Action and for Support @ the People Power Monument

WE of Dasal at Ayuno Laban sa ChaCha para sa Demokrasya are inviting everyone to come to the Edsa People Power Monument starting midnight tonight until Sunday, Feb 25. We are being threatened to be evicted tonight. We want to defend this shrine of freedom against the coming of leaders and groups that want to change the present Constitution and […]

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A call to end the uncertainty on the PH Free Tertiary Education Law

A call to end the uncertainty on the PH Free Tertiary Education Law

THE Free Eduk Watch, a coalition of progressive student organizations, on Wednesday asked the Philippine Commission on Higher Education to immediately release the Implementing Rules and Regulation of Republic Act 10931, otherwise known as the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education, to end the prevailing uncertainty concerning the law’s coverage of its supposed beneficiaries. The free tertiary education law is […]

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Leo Orii’s ‘Sampaguita and Gold Button’ available at Solidaridad

JAPANESE-American author and tapestry artist Leo Orii’s epic novel “Sampaguita and Gold Button” is now available at National Artist for Literature F. Sionil Jose’s Solidaridad bookshop on Padre Faura St. in Manila. In the novel, Orii uses his detailed and highly visual mode of storytelling to weave a tale of first love and suffering in a Japanese-occupied Philippines during World […]

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Don’t surrender our rights*

Don’t surrender our rights*

PRESIDENTIAL Spokesperson Harry Roque said there will come a time when we will thank China for creating artificial islands in the West Philippine Sea which will eventually be ours if we can ask China to leave. As Roque himself pointed out, these will be ours if we can ask China to leave. But what if they don’t? These artificial islands, […]

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Yellowstone Eruption Imminent? Geologists Worried by Intensifying Activity

By Sputnik News The last massive earthquake in Yellowstone National Park claimed the lives of 28 people and created a whole new lake. An eruption of a supervolcano like the one at Yellowstone could render significant part of the US uninhabitable for years and threaten life on the whole planet. Over 200 tremors have struck the Yellowstone supervolcano over the past few […]

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The Deadly Rule of the American Oligarchs*

The Deadly Rule of the American Oligarchs*

By Russia Insider/Chris Hedges** “If we don’t … revolt, we will be herded into the abattoirs that tyrannies set up at the end of their existence.” Oligarchic rule, as Aristotle pointed out, is a deviant form of government. Oligarchs care nothing for competency, intelligence, honesty, rationality, self-sacrifice or the common good. They pervert, deform and dismantle systems of power to serve their immediate […]

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SPARK’s statement on Beyond Deadlines’ Second Anniversary

SPARK’s statement on Beyond Deadlines’ Second Anniversary

THE Samahan ng Progresibong Kabataan would like to congratulate the editorial board and staff of Beyond Deadlines on the occasion of your second anniversary. We believe that your task alone of delivering accurate and objective news is daunting enough and will likely get more interesting while this administration’s grip on power slowly loosens as it fails to deliver the promised […]

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PH Police Commission approves expansion of national police

THE Philippine National Police Commission recently approved the creation of five additional battalions of specially trained policemen to beef up the operational capability of state security forces. In a statement, the NAPOLCOM said five new battalions will be added to the existing seven battalions of the Philippine National Police-Special Action Force to augment its capability to curb criminality and terrorism. […]

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Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Traffic Advisory 022118

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Traffic Advisory 022118

Honor Guard Drills in-front of People’s Power Monument  The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) will undertake the rehearsal of the military honor guards in front of People Power Monument on Friday, February 23 at 8am, in preparation for the 32nd People Power Anniversary. Northbound lanes of Edsa will be affected.

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Beyond Deadlines Anniversary Article Series 2018

Beyond Deadlines Anniversary Article Series 2018

Beyond Deadlines Gave Me Another Chance to Write Online… IT WAS August last year when I got a message from a longtime media colleague, Nelson Flores, asking me if I can join Beyond Deadlines. I had been a follower of this online news site due to interesting news that were posted here. Most are very relevant issues about the Philippines […]

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MMDA’s Tim Orbos appointed transportation undersecretary

INTER-Agency Council for Traffic (I-ACT) head Tim Orbos on Monday bade goodbye to his Metropolitan Manila Development Authority family as he takes on his role in the transportation department. Orbos, who served as the MMDA General Manager and Officer in Charge for about a year will now focus on being DoTr’s Undersecretary for Roads. His task revolves around addressing traffic […]

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National Artist for Sculpture Napoleon-Abueva. Image © Cultural Center of the Philippines

Nation to pay homage to National Artist Napoleon V. Abueva

  THE Cultural Center of the Philippines leads the nation in paying homage to the late National Artist for Sculpture Napoleon V. Abueva, who died Friday. Abueva, 88, also called the “Father of Modern Philippine Sculpture,” was survived by his wife Cherry and three children, Amihan, Mulawin, and Duero. In 1976, Abueva, who was mentored by Guillermo Tolentino, was elevated […]

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Philippine lawyers group condemned the killing of the lawyer of suspected drug lord Kerwin Espinosa

THE Integrated Bar of the Philippines Board of Governors on Tuesday condemned the killing in Cebu City of the lawyer of suspected drug lord Kerwin Espinosa whom he just got acquitted on illegal possession of firearms charges. “The IBP condemns the brazen killing of lawyer Jonah John Ungab,” the lawyer’s group, in a statement signed by its president, Abdiel Dan […]

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Opera and Fashion Show for Marawi Set

Opera and Fashion Show for Marawi Set

THE biggest names in Philippine opera and fashion are all set for the magnificent production of “MARAWING SALAMAT – The Best of Opera & Fashion for Marawi,” an extraordinary synergy of the high art of opera and the popular art of fashion for a noble & worthy cause. Presented by the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and The Lyric […]

Mga nabakunahan tinututukan*

Mga nabakunahan tinututukan*

PATULOY na tinututukan ng gobyerno ang mga naturukan ng Dengvaxia laban sa dengue upang agad silang matulungan sakali mang magkaroon ng negatibong reaksyon sa kanilang katawan ang kontrobersyal na bakuna. Sa Mindanao nga lang ay 400 residente na karamihan ay mga bata ang nabakunahan ng Dengvaxia na nagmula sa bansang France. Ayon kay Health Assistant Secretary Abdullah Dumama ay magmumungkahi […]

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Soldiers of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy patrol at Woody Island. January 29, 2016. / Reuters

‘Chinese province of the Philippines?’ Duterte says Beijing’s military bases only threaten the US

By RT THE Philippines is not concerned about Chinese military bases in the South China Sea, which are aimed to counter US influence, Rodrigo Duterte said, emphasizing that Manila can solve any disputes with Beijing diplomatically. The disputed waters of the South China Sea have long been a bone of contention between the regional players – China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Philippines, […]

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Eco Waste Coalition’s statement on Beyond Deadlines’ Second Anniversary

Eco Waste Coalition’s statement on Beyond Deadlines’ Second Anniversary

  Dear Pastor Nelson, As the founding anniversary period of Beyond Deadlines is commemorated from January 14 to February 24, we at the EcoWaste Coalition would like to extend our warm gratitude and appreciation for your splendid efforts to reach out to Filipinos the world over through the timely sharing of news and views that matter to our lives as […]

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“We only sell quality genuine items” – Duty Free Philippines

THE Duty Free Philippines management on Sunday assured the public that the products they sell are 100 percent genuine and authentic. The statement was a reaction to unfounded reports that the DFP is selling fake items. “We get our products from abroad and the shoppers need not to worry,” Vicente Pelagio Angala, DFP chief operating officer, said during the DFP’s […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · Diaspora, News
RP’s Pivot to China*

RP’s Pivot to China*

Due to popular demand, Beyond Deadlines is reposting every Monday the still relevant articles of retired Armed Forces of the Philippines intelligence chief Brig. General Victor Corpus that appeared in his BD’s column, Views from the East. Oct. 26, 2016 PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte’s China trip may be the first shot fired to save the world from nuclear destruction. At least […]

by Victor Corpus, M.P.A.· · 0 comments · Opinions
Beyond Deadlines Anniversary Article Series 2018

Beyond Deadlines Anniversary Article Series 2018

PARANG kailan lamang nuong magsimulang maghatid ng kaunting kasiyahan, aliw at kakulitan ang “Luke Who’s Talking” kalakip ng mga mahahalagang balita dito sa Beyond Deadlines. Nagsimulang mambasag ng trip si CJ Espiritu, aka Luke Coloco, sa pamamagitan ng kanyang obrang Luke Who’s Talking nuong kasalukuyang nagkakagulo ang Kongreso na maipasa ang Cybercrime Law sa Pilipinas. Hindi matiis ni Luke na […]

by Luke Coloco· · 1 comment · Feature Story, Grains of Salt
The 16th  Academic Challenge Bowl champion Marianas Baptist Academy students - Joanah Victoria B. Jimenez, Keith Gester Villasin, Lyndon Digno, Deancy Adriel Y. Chua, teacher and coach Manuel C. Castro Jr., and Sebastian Dearborn L. Bernardo.  Photo © Lyn Lirio

Filipino American shines as Marianas Baptist Academy wins 16th Academic Challenge Bowl in Saipan

  IT IS a back-to-back win for Filipino-American middle schooler led Marianas Baptist Academy as they won the 16th Annual Academic Challenge Bowl, Middle School division held at Saipan Southern High School on Saturday. According to MBA Fil-Am teacher and coach Manny Castro, this is the second year in a row that the school bagged the championship and the third […]

by Lori Lyn Lirio· · 0 comments · Diaspora, News
Beyond Deadlines on Howdy Philippines and Pinoy Houston TV YouTube #50 – “The PH Local Government Code and Federalism (Part 2)”

Beyond Deadlines on Howdy Philippines and Pinoy Houston TV YouTube #50 – “The PH Local Government Code and Federalism (Part 2)”

Kindly watch this Beyond Deadlines’ segment at Howdy Philippines where I will talk about the Philippine Local Government Code and Federalism and why the former answers is all that we need. Thanks and God Bless… The Beyond Deadlines on TV/YouTube segment was produced by the Houston, Texas based Pinoy Houston TV. The program’s show time is every Saturday at 1 […]

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