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The simplicity of reasons*

WE become what we read, says Teddy, the Philippine’s smartest man. The thought that this theory was true somehow scared me. Yes, I am a sort of a reader but not exactly an exemplary one. Elementary school years were mostly spent on reading textbooks and science manuals — reading materials that were aptly supplemented by […]

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Duterte expected to boost economy*

DESPITE his unwavering and bloody war against illegal drug dealers and users, President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to give the Philippine economy a big boost through his business policies.   At this point, executives are applauding the Duterte administration’s focus on building new infrastructure which could spell the start of an economic boom.   Duterte […]

Diaspora News

Historic Filipinotown in Los Angeles turns into int’l street art destination

A FILIPINO rights advocacy group, Pilipino Workers Center (PWC), joined visual and literary artists, art patrons and other concerned community members of Los Angeles on Saturday (August 27) in promoting the Historic Filipinotown (HFT) as an “international street art destination” through a 30-minute “walking tour” of the neighborhood that showcases more than 100 murals on […]

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Salamat po….

Beyond Deadlines honor the fallen soldiers by posting this tribute. These names will be forever  be inscribed in the hearts of the Filipino. They were killed Monday by Abu Sayyaf bandits Barangay Maligay, Patikul, Sulu while performing their lawful duties to the people of the Philippines.

Health News

Toxic Chemicals from E-Waste Found in Brain Toys Sold in Philippine Market

THE EcoWaste Coalition, an environment and public health watchdog, on Tuesday warned that some toys that are designed to exercise the mind may contain toxic chemicals from recycled electronic waste, which can damage the central nervous system and reduce children’s intellectual capacity. The coalition made known its apprehension following the disclosure of the results of […]

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Battle royale for the city’s control, Mayor Herbert “Bistek” Bautista vs. VM Joy Belmonte Alimurong?*

THE apparent attempt of Quezon City Mayor Herbert “Bistek” Bautista to break the alleged iron grip hold of the Belmonte family over the city’s organs of power by fielding candidates close to him in the recent national elections is said to be the cause of a crisis that now threatens his leadership. Just nearly three […]

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PAF airlifts chopper victims to Villamor

THE 505th rescue group of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) on Tuesday airlifted to the Villamor Airbase in Pasay City  the bodies of helicopter pilot Capt. Miguel C. Logronio and aircraft mechanic Engr. Jay Gregorio after they were found in a forested area of Bulacan where their chopper crashed last week. The Civil Aviation Authority of […]

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Consumers Urged to Heed FDA’s Health Warnings vs. Unnotified Cosmetics

The EcoWaste Coalition, an environment and Philippine public health watchdog, on Tuesday urged Filipino consumers to avoid unregistered cosmetic products due to the potential health hazard these poses. “We remind the public to reject personal care and cosmetic products that have not undergone quality and safety verification by the FDA as these can pose serious […]

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Belgian princess to visit Manila next year – Dureza

BELGIUM’S Princess Astrid of Belgium will be visiting Manila next year to discuss possible economic agenda, said Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza on Monday shortly after he arrived from a successful start of the peace negotiations with the communist led National Democratic Front of the Philippines in Oslo, Norway. Dureza told reporters […]

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Abu Sayyaf — grupo ng tulisan

WALANG pagdududa na ang Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) ay isa sa mga kinatatakutan at kinamumuhiang pangkat sa Mindanao.   Hindi tulad ng sigaw ng ibang rebeldeng Muslim, ang mga miyembro ng Abu Sayyaf ay hindi pinagbuklod ng iisang adhikain o ideolohiya kaugnay ng pananampalataya o pakikipaglaban umano para sa kalayaan ng lupang sinilangan.   Ang […]

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Real Propaganda: NY Times Says Kremlin Uses Sputnik, RT as Disinformation Weapon*

By Sputnik News They conveniently forget to mention the fact that they are implicitly lobbing slanderous allegations of treason against US journalists in just such a disturbing fashion as to chill free speech. On Sunday the New York Times published the latest in the Western media’s assault on Russian funded news outlets predicated solely on the source rather […]

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Government to launch anti-drug advertorials created by acclaimed Film Director Brillante Mendoza

THE government is launching on Thursday, Sept. 1, a series of public service announcements against illegal drugs. These advertorials were created for free by internationally-acclaimed and multi-awarded director Brillante Mendoza. This was revealed by Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar during an interview over state-run Radyo ng Bayan on Sunday. “Ito ulit ay gawa ng ating […]

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PH media nominated as co-chair of Task Force Media Killings — Andanar

NEGOTIATIONS between Philippine media workers and the Department of Justice (DOJ) are on going to give members of the media a permanent representation in the planned Task Force (TF) on Media Killings. This was disclosed on Sunday by Presidential Communications Office (PCO) Secretary Martin Andanar during a radio interview aired over radio station dzRB. He […]

Diaspora Entertainment News

Cesar Montano’s Nilalang to play in LA Pinoy film festival

NILALANG, a 2015 Filipino-Japanese horror movie that starred Cesar Montano, Meg Imperial, Yam Concepcion and the provocative Japanese adult film star Maria Ozawa has been selected to play in the three-day Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival (LAPIFF) on October 7, 8 and 9, 2016. Nilalang’s director Pedring Lopez who was present during the LAPIFF […]