Archive for February, 2018

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Los Angeles’ Dept. of Animal Care and Control Observes World Spay Day 2018

WORLD Spay Day is a globally observed day of action to promote awareness of the importance of spaying and neutering of dogs and cats to reduce pet overpopulation. This day was originally created as Spay Day USA in 1995 by the Doris Day Animal League. Since then, veterinary and animal welfare professionals, advocates, organizations, and communities have adopted this day […]

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Embattled PH Chief Justice Sereno goes on leave

EMBATTLED Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno will take a two week “wellness leave” beginning Thursday to prepare for her defense in the on-going impeachment proceedings. This was learned following published newspaper reports which says seven members of the high tribunal asked Sereno to go on indefinite leave. According to the report, which was sourced from reliable Supreme Court (SC) informants, […]

by Nelson Flores, LL.B., MSCK· · 1 comment · News
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Duterte says order to shoot female rebels in the vagina was ‘sarcasm’

By RT OUTSPOKEN Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has tried to defend one of his most recent and most controversial comments, in which he advocated shooting female communist rebels in the vagina. “I said, you crazy (women) … I will order that your vagina be shot,” Duterte said in the local language, as cited by Reuters. “That’s true. That was a sort of […]

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PH Drug Enforcement Agency warns of bogus anti-illegal drugs agents

PH Drug Enforcement Agency warns of bogus anti-illegal drugs agents

PHILIPPINE Drug Enforcement Agency Director General Aaron Aquino on Tuesday warned the public about criminal elements posing as anti-illegal drugs agents to commit crimes or discredit the agency. Aquino issued the warning following the arrests of an individual allegedly illegally posing as a PDEA agent and his female companion in Parañaque City over the weekend. Aquino identified the poseur as […]

by Nelson Flores, LL.B., MSCK· · 0 comments · News
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Mag ingat kayong mga nagpapautang

MAG-INGAT kayong mga naniningil ng pautang. Dapat isa-isip ang paalalang ito ng mga nagpapautang matapos ang isang 47-na anyos na parking attendant ay binaril at napatay sa Quezon City nitong Martes ng gabi, isang araw mula ng kanya umanong singilin ang isang may pagkakautang sa kanya. Kinilala ng pulisya ang biktima na si Eddie Villanueva (kapangalan lamang ng sikat na […]

by Santiago Celario· · 0 comments · News
Huwag mahulog sa bitag*

Huwag mahulog sa bitag*

NANINIWALA si retired Brigadier General Victor Corpus na sariling kaligtasan ang ipinaglalaban ng China kaya ito lumikha ng mga artipisyal na isla sa West Philippine Sea. Ang nais daw talaga ng China ay mapigilan ang Amerika na makalapit na gamit ang kanilang Ohio Class nuclear strike submarines. Napakagandang military position daw kasi ng Manila Trench para sa Amerika. Ang Scarborough […]

by Robert Roque Jr.· · 0 comments · Opinions
Immigrant rights activists call  for stronger action amid assaults

Immigrant rights activists call for stronger action amid assaults

WHILE another federal court has ruled as unconstitutional the “Muslim ban” imposed by the Trump administration on immigrants coming from Islamic countries, the development hardly compensate for a deluge of assaults against the rights of immigrants communities in the US. Immigrant advocates told a national tele-conference for ethnic media that the country’s immigration appear to be leaning towards a previously […]

by Abner Galino· · 0 comments · Diaspora, News
Dengvaxia’s Terror???

Dengvaxia’s Terror???

by Romulo "Jimbo" Velasquez· · 0 comments · Cartoons
China’s New “Great Walls”*

China’s New “Great Walls”*

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. October 31, 2016 NO one seems to notice, but China now has built, not one but three new “Great Walls”. The first of […]

by Victor Corpus, M.P.A.· · 0 comments · Opinions
Philippine Senator Antonio Trillanes stresses a point while moderator Art Garcia listens. Photo © Irwin Jasminez

PH is not helpless against Chinese incursions – Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV

SENATOR Antonio “Sonny” Trillanes recently told Filipino-Americans in Los Angeles, California that the Philippines is not helpless against the relentless incursions of China into our territories. During a town hall meeting organized by the Filipino American Human Rights Alliance (FAHRA) at the Pilipino Workers Center (PWC), the Philippine senator said the administration of Rodrigo Duterte has a lot of options […]

by Abner Galino· · 1 comment · Diaspora, News
Beyond Deadlines on Howdy Philippines and Pinoy Houston TV YouTube #51 – “Beyond Deadlines 2nd Anniversary”

Beyond Deadlines on Howdy Philippines and Pinoy Houston TV YouTube #51 – “Beyond Deadlines 2nd Anniversary”

Kindly watch this Beyond Deadlines’ segment at Howdy Philippines where I will give an in-depth talk about Beyond Deadlines. 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 p.m. (Houston time) at Channel 15.3 with a repeat broadcast at 5:30 […]

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Thousands of Filipino students gather in QC to claim world’s record for largest art lesson

By PressTV/Reuters THOUSANDS of Filipino students have gathered in a public park in Quezon City to claim a world record for the largest art lesson. Students from about 200 schools in Manila’s suburb of Quezon were given crayons and cardboard as they listened to an hour-long art session, which was conducted by a teacher who instructed the crowd on how to draw a […]

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. © Noel Celis / Reuters

PH summons US envoy to clarify ‘threat to democracy’ black mark on Duterte

By RT THE US envoy in Manila has been summoned in anger and the Phillipines’ embassy in the US told to give an “accurate picture” of their country to US intelligence, after a report flagged the Filipino leader as a threat to democracy. Last week, the US intelligence community, in their Worldwide Threat Assessment report, listed President Rodrigo Duterte as […]

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Alternating road closures on Marcos Highway set by MMDA

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority will implement starting this weekend an alternating road closure scheme on a portion of Marcos Highway as the construction of Light Rail Transit Line 2 East Extension Project progresses, a high ranking agency official said. Jose Arturo “Jojo” Garcia Jr., MMDA Acting General Manager, said private contractor DMCI Holdings Incorporated will begin tomorrow, Sunday (February […]

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Russian Embassy in London Dismantles Boris Johnson Over Finger-Wagging on Crimea

By Sputnik News THIS week, in an article published on the UK government’s official website addressed to European media, Johnson wrote about the upcoming fourth anniversary of what he referred to as “the events which led to the illegal annexation of Crimea.” Responding to British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s recent article about Moscow’s “seizure” of Crimea from Ukraine, the Russian Embassy in London has released a pithy, […]

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Glenn Greenwald and James Risen Debate on the trump/Russia Investigation

This is a very interesting debate, especially for practicing media professionals. Kindly watch it. There is  a treasure trove of ideas about good journalism practice.     Video © Youtube

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Need for warning labels on ill-effects of talc based beauty products raised – PH environment, health and consumer watchdogs

THE Philippine based Laban Konsyumer, Inc., a consumer protection group; and the EcoWaste Coalition, an environment and public health watchdog, urged manufacturers of talcum based beauty products to provide warnings about the ill effects of inhaling talc, especially by children. The appeal was issued after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) disseminated an Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) advisory […]

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 […]

by Nelson Flores, LL.B., MSCK· · 0 comments · News
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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, […]

by Robert Roque Jr.· · 0 comments · Opinions
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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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