Archive for October, 2017



HALOS isang linggo matapos ideklara ni President Duterte na malaya na ang Marawi City sa terorismo ay nagpahayag si Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana na nagwakas na ang 154 na araw ng pananakop ng Maute group na sinuportahan ng Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Ayon sa militar ay nasawi sa digmaan ang 920 terorista bukod pa sa mga bangkay […]

by Robert Roque Jr.· · 1 comment · Opinions
Rock musical ‘Hair’ closes Rep’s 50th season, 51st opens with ‘Comedy of Tenors’

Rock musical ‘Hair’ closes Rep’s 50th season, 51st opens with ‘Comedy of Tenors’

THE rock musical “Hair” closes the Repertory Philippines’ 50th season this November-December while the hilarious “Comedy of Tenors” opens its 51st season next January. Directed by Chris B. Millado, “Hair” opens on Nov. 17 and runs until Dec. 17. Hair is considered as “the first-ever tribal love-rock musical on Broadway.” “We, at Rep, are more inspired than ever to keep showing […]

The war is over

The war is over

by Romulo "Jimbo" Velasquez· · 0 comments · Cartoons
Boxer/groom Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta with bride Summer Radaza.             Photo © Claire and Co.

Boxer Mercito Gesta marries “big fan” in San Diego

AS METHODICAL as he is as a boxer, it seems that Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta is as meticulous in finding a life-long partner for forestalled battles outside of the boxing ring. Last Friday (October 20), Mercito married a longtime fan, Summer Radaza, in a simple and intimate ceremony at the St. Anthony Catholic Church in Laguna Nigel. “We started as […]

by Abner Galino· · 1 comment · News
Luke Who’s Talking #78*

Luke Who’s Talking #78*

“Ang mga magnanakaw hindi mahilig sa selfie, ang mga picture nila ay puro STOLEN shots” *Ang mga pananaw sa artikulong ito ay sa sumulat.  Maaring hindi ito ang opisyal na posisyon ng Beyond Deadlines.  

by Luke Coloco· · 0 comments · Grains of Salt
Jae Jung Jang as he receives the Korean National Orders of Merit from South Korean President Jae In Moon

Korean businessman calls for a Philippines without forgotten neighbors

A KOREAN businessman who is actively engaged in serving the poor and the leprosy afflicted in the Philippines for more than two decades was awarded the Korea National Orders of Merits by no less than the president of South Korea itself, Mr. Jae In Moon. Jae Jung Jang, a former ship captain and businessman who rose from humble beginnings, came […]

by Admin· · 7 comments · Feature Story
Beyond Deadlines on Howdy Philippines and Pinoy Houston TV YouTube #35– “United Nations”

Beyond Deadlines on Howdy Philippines and Pinoy Houston TV YouTube #35– “United Nations”

Kindly watch Beyond Deadlines’ segment at Howdy Philippines where I will briefly talk about the “United Nations,” and its origins. Thanks and God bless… The Beyond Deadlines on TV/YouTube segment was produced by the Houston, Texas based Pinoy Houston TV. The TV show time is every Saturday at 1 p.m. (Houston time) at Channel 15.3 with a repeat broadcast at […]

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Revisiting the October Revolution of 1917*

By John Wight, Sputnik News TO SOME the October Revolution of 1917 in Russia still stands, a hundred years on, as the single most important emancipatory event in human history. For such people it commands greater importance than the Reformation or the American and French revolutions preceding it, in that it went further than religious or political emancipation to engender social emancipation; and with it […]

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Immigration Commissioners Al Argosino and Michael Robles. Image ©

PH Ombudsman indicts two immigration officers and a bemedalled police officer for plunder

PHILIPPINE anti-graft prosecutors on Friday have indicted before the Sandiganbayan three immigration officers, a bemedalled retired police official and a gambling tycoon in connection with an alleged immigration scam that led to the unlawful release of more than 1,000 undocumented Chinese nationals from immigration custody. Specifically, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales ordered the filing of plunder charges under Republic Act 7080 […]

by Nelson Flores, LL.B., MSCK· · 1 comment · News
The 1970's activist band Asin

Asin’s “Damdaming nakabitin”

I love this song….so touching….pakinggan ninyo ….   Music Video © YouTUBE

by Admin· · 0 comments · Featured Music
Quezon City Police  Department head, Chief Supt. Gullermo Eleazar Photo ©

Financier umano ng Maute Group nahuli ng pulisya ng Quezon City

DINAKIP ng pulisya sa Quezon City nitong Huwebes ang isang negosyante na pinaghihinalaang “financier” ng teroristang grupo na Maute sa bisa ng isang search warrant na ipinalabas ng korte. Ayon kay Quezon City Police Department (QCPD) Director Chief Supt. Lorenzo Eleazar inaresto ang 42 taong gulang na si Rasdy Malawani alias Rasdi Macabangkit o Rasdi Macabangket sa bahay nito sa […]

by Santiago Celario· · 0 comments · News
1st Lt. Purisimo Reyes. Image © PHTV

Filipino World War II vets honored by US Congress

THE United States Congress on Wednesday presented the prestigious Congressional Gold Medal to Filipino World War II veterans for their service and sacrifice during the war. Among those who posthumously received the highest civilian honor the US Congress could bestow was 1st Lt. Purisimo Basa Reyes, the father of Pinoy Houston TV’s Executive Producer Leonides “Loloy” Reyes. 1t Lt. Reyes, […]

by Nelson Flores, LL.B., MSCK· · 2 comments · News
Hail to the Chief *

Hail to the Chief *

DESPITE earlier differences of opinion with President Rodrigo Duterte, the United States hailed the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for killing terrorist leaders Isnilon Hapilon and Omar Maute. As an ally, the US supported the military’s counter terrorism efforts in Mindanao by providing intelligence, surveillance, and technical assistance. It has also donated at least P730 million or $14.21 million […]

by Robert Roque Jr.· · 0 comments · Opinions
Francirco Bangoy International Airport (Davao International Airport) Image © Pinas Muna

PH civil aviation authorities warned of a dangerous boom crane near the approach of Davao International Airport

THE Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines on Wednesday sought the assistance of the Davao City government in connection with a boom crane that obstructs the approach and departure of airplanes from the nearby Francisco Bangoy International Airport due to its height. This was learned after the CAAP informed the local city government about the dangers that the boom crane […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · News
Ms. Aileen Lu while giving an inspirational talk. Image © Aileen Lu

Domesic Violence Awareness Month commemorated in Texas

THE United States Veterans Chamber of Commerce early this month led the commemoration of the Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Pearland, Texas to bring hope to victims and survivors of domestic violence. Miss Aileen Lu, a recipient of the Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition for combating domestic abuse and pursuing justice for its victims across the Greater Houston area and […]

by Admin· · 1 comment · News
Young IT experts of Mr. Geek Mobile Solution Inc., (from L-R) Romeo Sustiguer Jr, President; Elise tupas Mello, Senior Sales Manager; Rowinner G. Bautista, Chairman and CEO; and Eduardo Maghanoy, Chief Project Officer, leave for Japan on Wednesday morning to compete the Asian Entrepreneurship Award 2017 at the Kashiwa-no-ha Open Innovation Lab in Kashiwa City, Chiba, Japan.

Filipino IT experts set to fly to Japan to participate in the 2017 Asian Entrepreneurship Award.

EXPERTS from a newly established Filipino Internet Technology company will vie for global recognition and acclaim at Asian Entrepreneurship Award 2017 in Chiba, Japan. IT experts from Mr. Geek Mobile Solutions, Inc. led by its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Rowinner G. Bautista, President Romeo Sustiguer, Jr. Senior Sales Manager Elise Tupas Mello and Chief Project Officer Eduardo V. Maghanoy […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · IT, News
Walang tiwala*

Walang tiwala*

IPINAGTANGGOL ni Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano sa isang press conference ang mga tagasuportang blogger na kanilang isinama sa biyahe sa New York para i-cover ang kanyang speech sa United Nations General Assembly. Kinumpirma rin niya na ginamit ang pera ng mga nagbabayad ng buwis para tustusan ang gastusin ng naturang mga blogger. Bakit kailangang sagutin ng gobyerno ang tranportasyon, […]

by Robert Roque Jr.· · 1 comment · Opinions
Dong Abay, Joe Crepúsculo set the stage on fire in Posporo(s)

Dong Abay, Joe Crepúsculo set the stage on fire in Posporo(s)

FILIPINO poet, artist and rockstar Dong Abay and Spanish musician Joe Crepúsculo keep the flame of the best live music burning when they share the limelight in Posporo(s) this week. Posporo(s), a series of free concerts organized by the Embassy of Spain and the Instituto Cervantes de Manila with the support of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, […]

Luke Who’s Talking #77*

Luke Who’s Talking #77*

Malabo na maging pro-Chinese si Presidente…alam ng marami na Japanese siya…dahil lagi siyang NAKAMURA *Ang mga pananaw sa artikulong ito ay sa sumulat.  Maaring hindi ito ang opisyal na posisyon ng Beyond Deadlines.  

by Luke Coloco· · 1 comment · Grains of Salt
Philippine Army Completes Op to Retake Marawi From Daesh-Linked Terrorists

Philippine Army Completes Op to Retake Marawi From Daesh-Linked Terrorists

By Sputnik News THE Philippines has gained the upper hand over terrorism in the country. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Philippine army has completed its military operation in Marawi, liberating the city from the 30 remaining militants of the Daesh-linked Maute group (outlawed in Russia) and rescuing all hostages, the country’s defense secretary, Delfin Lorenzana, said on Monday. “After 154 days of the siege of Marawi by the Daesh-inspired Maute-ISIS group, or a […]

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