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On Christmas Eve, Pope censures materialistic life

On Christmas Eve, Pope censures materialistic life

By PressTV DURING the Christmas Eve Mass, Pope Francis has denounced the yawning gap between the rich and the poor, calling on people in the developed world to seek a less materialistic life and help the poor. Leading a solemn service for about 10,000 people in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican for his traditional Christmas Eve Mass, Pope Francis […]

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

May we all be blessed by God as we remember the birth of our savior Jesus Christ. Merry Christmas to all from the staff and friends of Beyond Deadlines.

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Angelo takes art at New York’s  Port Authority Bus Terminal

Angelo takes art at New York’s Port Authority Bus Terminal

By Abner Galino FILIPINO artist Angelo Maristela has taken his art to the busy New York’s Port Authority Bus Terminal in the world famous Times Square, presenting a preview of a special project he labeled: The Bread Series. The Bread Series is Angelo’s collection of popular known and ordinary people whom he thought have shared their proverbial “daily bread” with […]

Get into the holiday groove at WBF 2018

Get into the holiday groove at WBF 2018

Beyond Deadlines is a media partner of this event. NOW on its 18th edition, the World Bazaar Festival, the country’s longest running annual charity bazaar, returns with another fantastic holiday presentation! Officially opening its doors last December 12 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City, WBF 2018 held a grand opening ceremony at the lobby of the bazaar venue. […]

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QC Public Library shares transformation story to librarians

TO motivate other libraries and fellow librarians, the Quezon City Public Library shared its transformation and success story at the recent general assembly and national congress of the Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. The QCPL has been serving QC residents for over 70 years but it is not until 2016, at the start of Mayor Herbert Bautista’s third and last term, […]

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Eat, drink, dance, and shop galore at Makati Street Meet 2018

Eat, drink, dance, and shop galore at Makati Street Meet 2018

  IT IS going to be a weekend full of good food, one-of-a-kind shopping, and awesome entertainment as Makati Street Meet 2018 unfolds on December 9 at Paseo de Roxas. Now on its third year, the Makati Street Meet happens every first Sunday of the month. But for November and December this year, it has become a much-anticipated event among […]

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Giant Xmas tree at NAIA 2 greets Pinoys returning for holidays. Image by GMA Network

X-MAS at NAIA

By Benjamin Lim Vergara AIR travelers can’t help but stare at the unique, avant-garde Christmas tree at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) with a bright, fun and funky colors. The Christmas tree was lit up on Monday evening by Philippine Airlines (PAL) President and COO Jaime J. Bautista and Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) General Manager Ed Monreal at […]

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Enhancing the Peoples’ Voice at the ASEAN Civil Society Conference 2018

Enhancing the Peoples’ Voice at the ASEAN Civil Society Conference 2018

THE ASEAN Civil Society Conference / ASEAN Peoples’ Forum 2018 took place in Singapore early this month . Held a week before the 33rd ASEAN Summit chaired by Singapore (Nov. 2 to 4), the event was an intensive 3-day meeting with plenaries, workshops and diverse cultural and film screenings focused on ACSC/APF thematic spaces. The conference, organised in Singapore for […]

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Casey Banes Paculan (2nd from the left) flanked by the other winners of the Queen of QC Pageant. Photo by QC PAISO

New Queen of Quezon City vows to push for LGBT rights

CASEY Paculan of Barangay Pinyahan was crowned the Queen of Quezon City last Saturday during the coronation night of the Queen of QC Pageant at the University of the Philippines Theater. Paculan topped 23 other candidate-representatives from Quezon City’s 142 barangays. The Queen of Quezon City Pageant is a venue for members of the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) […]

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The World Mourns as Legendary Marvel Comics’ Creator Stan Lee Dies at 95

The World Mourns as Legendary Marvel Comics’ Creator Stan Lee Dies at 95

By Sputnik News THE world-famous writer and publisher was responsible for such iconic characters as Spider-Man, X-Men, Thor, Iron Man, Black Panther and The Fantastic Four. TMZ reported, citing Stan Lee’s daughter, that the legendary co-creator of Marvel Comics has died at the age of 95. The cause of his death has not yet been reported, while TMZ said that “an ambulance rushed to Lee’s […]

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Alfonso Armada

Spanish writer to discuss relations between literature, journalism

By Seymour Barros Sanchez SPANISH writer Alfonso Armada on Tuesday will conduct a talk in Manila for the “Encuentros en la literature” (Encounters in Literature) program organized by Instituto Cervantes, with the collaboration of the Embassy of Spain and the Philippine Chapter of the PEN Club. Entitled “The Only Limit Between Journalism and Literature is… Truth” and to be delivered […]

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Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Traffic Advisory 102618

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Traffic Advisory 102618

DPWH to Conduct Weekend Road Reblocking The following roads will undertake reblocking and repairs starting 11 p.m. tonight (October 26) until October 29: 1. EDSA (SB) after Scout Borromeo Street near GMA 7 Station beside MRT Station 2. EDSA (NB) beside Trinoma Mall (6th lane from the center island) 3. Batasan Road, Sinagtala St. to Batasan – San Mateo Road (4th lane) […]

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One of Boracay's enticing beaches. Image by https://traveldigg.com

Boracay muling binuksan sa mundo

Ni Santiago Celario MATAPOS ang anim na buwang rehabilitasyon ay muling binuksan ng Isla ng Boracay sa mundo. Kasabay nito ay nagpahayag ng pagasa ang Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force na magiging pang-matagalan na ang lahat ng pagsasaayos na ginawa sa nasabing pulo upang mapanatili ang kagandahan nito. “It is our fervent hope that the people of Boracay have learned their […]

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Children participate in American Memorial Park’s first underwater explorer summer camp

By Lori Lyn Lirio A TOTAL of 40 children joined the Junior Ranger “Underwater Explorer” summer course of the Teacher Ranger Teacher, a special program by the American Memorial Park. The three-day camp last summer was under the supervision of Riya Nathrani, the ranger teacher coordinator. She was the one who developed the summer program. On their first day, the […]

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More than Half of the Children on the Planet are not Protected from Lead Paint Exposures: Global Lead Week of Action Calls for Ban on Lead Paint

More than Half of the Children on the Planet are not Protected from Lead Paint Exposures: Global Lead Week of Action Calls for Ban on Lead Paint

  GöTEBORG, Sweden — Environmental health scientists, child health advocates, governments, and paint industry associations are uniting this week (October 21-27, 2018) for the International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week of Action. Calling for protections for the 857 million children ages 0-9 years old who live in countries with no protective lead paint regulations, organizations in 30 countries, coordinating with the […]

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PH Community Center- Houston now open to serve the community

PH Community Center- Houston now open to serve the community

By Daniella Flanagan HOUSTON, TX – Philippine Community Center, a project that had long been conceived, much talked about for many years now celebrated the fruition of a nearly 2 decade long dream with the 2018 Inaugural Ball last month. Sound Leadership It took 16 years to manifest the dream of having a Philippine Community Center in Houston, TX. The […]

One of the producers, Glenn Meehan, congratulates the cast and crew of People’s Queen during its launch at the Penthouse in West Hollywood.  Photo by Joe Cobilla

ABS CBN’s People’s Queen launches in Hollywood

By Abner Galino and Joy Marino* ABS CBN International has unwrapped its first English-speaking reality show Tuesday with an all-Asian cast in a fabulous launch party in West Hollywood. The show is titled: The People’s Queen. It will be jointly hosted by Cecilio “Cece” Asuncion and beauty pageant critic Voltaire Tayag. Asuncion is also the owner and director of Slay […]

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IHR Emergency Meeting

Statement on the October 2018 meeting of the IHR Emergency Committee on the Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

THE meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the WHO Director-General under the International Health Regulations (IHR) (2005) regarding the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo took place on Wednesday, 17 October 2018, from 13:00 to 17:00 Geneva time (CET). Conclusion It was the view of the Committee that a Public Health Emergency of […]

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QC joins Global Handwashing Day

QC joins Global Handwashing Day

THE Quezon City Health Department has conducted drills to teach more children the importance of proper hand-washing. Grades five and six pupils as well as their teachers participated in the drills at Lagro Elementary School last Tuesday. “Taunang ginagawa ito para ipaalam sa mga kabataan at mga magulang ang kahalagahan ng hand-washing upang maiwasan ang mga sakit, impeksyon at magkaroon […]

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CONGRATULATIONS to Team Philippines and Filipino Athletes!

CONGRATULATIONS to Team Philippines and Filipino Athletes!

By Daniella Flanagan ASIAN PARA GAMES 2018 After the tough battle of the Asian Para Games 2018, they are finally home. They were greeted and applauded by the Filipino people as they arrive at the airport. Congratulations Team Philippines Paragames athletes for the gift of 10 GOLD | 8 SILVER | 11 BRONZE. You made us proud to be FILIPINO! […]

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CEFBEX 2018 Opening Ceremony

An Ultimate Foodventure awaits at CEFBEX 2018

Beyond Deadlines is a media partner of this event. HOME to a rich and vibrant culinary heritage and a burgeoning contemporary food scene, Cebu City now bears witness to another remarkable gastronomic spectacle with the recently-unveiled Cebu Food and Beverage Exposition or simply, CEFBEX. Aptly headlined as the “Ultimate Foodventure”, CEFBEX 2018 is determined to unleash the adventurous side of […]

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Quezon City introduces Queen of QC 2018 candidates

Quezon City introduces Queen of QC 2018 candidates

THE Quezon City Government on Tuesday introduced to the press the candidates for the 2018 Queen of Quezon City pageant. The candidates – Erwina Tirambulo, Redj Daria Espinosa, Ehm-jay Buena Tuazon, Terresa Caranzo, Samantha Garcia, Louise Manalo, Avah Torres Pineda, Angel Artita, Shine Rodriguez, Jhade Ellorin Soberano, Naomi Fontanos, Denine Palacio, Keith Legara, Casey Banes Paculan, Scarlet Alcaraz, Yanyan Idalia, […]

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Bernadette Manahan Sta. Maria: When Love, Passion and Art Touch Lives

Bernadette Manahan Sta. Maria: When Love, Passion and Art Touch Lives

By Vics Magsaysay, Buhay Amerika Beyond Deadlines is a media partner of this event. (Bernadette Manahan Sta. Maria is set for a solo exhibit at the Filipino Cultural Center on October 13, 2018. Her show is part of a month-long cultural presentations slated at the Historic Filipinotown in the City of Los Angeles to celebrate the Filipino American History Month.)   […]

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Filipino Americans, mostly youths, line up the sidewalk in front of the building that houses the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles to recall the 46th anniversary of the declaration of martial law in the Philippines. Photo by Ren Arrieta

Fil-Ams remember 46th Philippine martial law anniversary in LA

By Abner Galino ON September 21, just as a group from the Philippine National Police (PNP) was presenting the mechanics of one of their programs for overseas Filipinos in a building housing the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles, a motley group of Filipino Americans demonstrated in front of the same building to denounce the 46th anniversary of the declaration […]

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QC Mayor Herbert Bautista Photo by Get Real Philippines!

QC Mayor Herbert Bautista orders the inspection of all buildings in the city 30 years or old

WITH the coming “Big One” in mind, Quezon City Mayor Herbert M. Bautista has recently signed an ordinance directing the city’s Engineering Department, Department of Building Official and Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (QCDRRMO) to conduct a structural integrity audit on all buildings in the city. The structural audit in all buildings, private and government owned, is mandatory especially […]

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