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Congratulations Beyond Deadlines

Congratulations Beyond Deadlines

AS of today (June 12- 1523H), Google says 13,793 people have viewed the pages of Beyond Deadlines since Feb. 17 of this year when we started this humble endeavour. Most of our viewers are from (this is by rank) the Philippines (49.92 percent), United States (38.75 percent), Canada (2,07 percent), United Arab Emirates (1,23 percent), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (0.83 […]

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2016 French Film Fest fêtes Jaclyn Jose, Cannes Best Actress

A RADIANT Jaclyn Jose, the 2016 Cannes Film Festival Best Actress awardee, walked down the red carpet rolled out in her honor to mark the start of the 2016 French Film Festival in the Philippines on June 8. French Ambassador to the Philippines Thierry Mathou and his wife led the French delegation in welcoming Jose, the first Cannes Best Actress […]

by Ibarra C. Mateo· · 0 comments · Entertainment
Banaue Miclat Janssen

Banaue Miclat-Janssen celebrates 25th year with directorial debut

AS a prelude to the forthcoming silver linings in the arts of multi-talented artist Banaue  Miclat-Janssen next year, the stage is all set for her directorial debut for the UP Playwrights’ Theater production of Linda Faigao-Hall’s “THE FEMALE HEART.” The play shall open on July 1 and will run until July 10, 2016 at the Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero Theater, University […]

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June 12, Independence or Substitution Day?*

June 12, Independence or Substitution Day?*

THE act of declaring independence is essentially an assertion of freedom and common will by an aspiring people against a colonizing power. However, not all declarations of independence are successful. On this 12th of June, we are commemorating the 118th declaration of independence by Emilio Aguinaldo. But are we really celebrating our Independence Day or the day that our national […]

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Peace negotiators off to Norway to meet with Sison

GOVERNMENT peace negotiators led by incoming Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza and Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III together with Hernani Braganza on Friday flew to Oslo, Norway in a bid to restart the stalled peace process between the government and the communist led National Democratic Front and end more than 40 years of insurgency. Dureza, Bello and […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · News
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Unruly Ukrainian prevented from boarding plane

  AIRPORT authorities have prevented from leaving a Ukrainian seafarer who, in a drunken rage, engaged his compatriot in a fist fight on Friday while waiting for their Hong Kong bound flight at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Zhyltsov Sergiv was brought to a nearby clinic for treatment of a broken nose after the ruckus he has created. He was […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · News
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Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency celebrates 14th anniversary

“THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) will continue to be steadfast and firm in performing its duties as the country’s lead agency against illegal drugs.” Thus said PDEA Director General Undersecretary Arturo G. Cacdac, Jr. during the agency’s 14th Anniversary celebration on Friday at its National Headquarters in Quezon City. Referring to the anniversary theme: “PDEA, Maaasahan Noon, Ngayon at […]

by Nelson Flores, LL.B., MSCK· · 0 comments · News
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ICTSI’s subsidiary builds Mabuhay Park in Georgia

THE leading Philippine port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) ‘s subsidiary in Georgia, a country at the intersection of eastern Europe and western Asia;  has built the Philippine–Georgia Friendship Park at the Tbilisi  Zoo. The Tbilisi pleasure ground, which is also called Mabuhay park, is funded by Batumi International Container Terminal LLC (BICT), the Georgian subsidiary of ICTSI. […]

by Geneia Verdejo· · 0 comments · Business, News
UN Sec Gen Ban Ki Moon condemns apparent endorsement of extrajudicial killing by Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte

UN Sec Gen Ban Ki Moon condemns apparent endorsement of extrajudicial killing by Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today he was extremely disturbed by recent remarks made by the President-elect of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, regarding extrajudicial killings. “I unequivocally condemn his apparent endorsement of extrajudicial killing, which is illegal and a breach of fundamental rights and freedoms. Such comments are of particular concern in light of ongoing impunity for serious cases […]

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About seven percent of Metro Manila towing firm employees are illegal drug users — MMDA

ABOUT seven percent of all towing personnel working in Metro Manila are drug users. This was learned by the  Metropolitan Manila Development Authority after it conducted a surprise drug test on all employees of accredited towing firms roaming the streets of the metropolis. Specifically, 25 out of the 377 people subjected to the surprise drug test or about 6.63 percent […]

by Christian Joel Espiritu· · 0 comments · News
Orient Pearl’s “Pagsubok”

Orient Pearl’s “Pagsubok”

A 1990”s song of hope for those who are desperate and depressed       Music Video © YouTUBE

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The Role of LGUs in the War Against Crimes and Illegal Drugs*

The Role of LGUs in the War Against Crimes and Illegal Drugs*

GOVERNORS, mayors and barangay chairmen are mainly responsible for maintenance of peace and order in our country. It is the job of the President of the Philippines to supervise them. This statement will sound odd or even funny to some, including members of the media, but it is a truth that must be repeatedly told and emphasized. Nowadays, a perception […]

by Jose Lina Jr., Ll.B.· · 0 comments · Opinions
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Air travelers warned from bringing firearms and ammunition in Philippine airports

THE Manila International Airport Authority warns travelers from bringing firearms and ammunition into the airport without the proper documentation lest they violate the law and face prosecution. This develops after an American traveler was arrested at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport after he was caught in possession of a semi-automatic pistol with several pieces of ammunition and gun magazines. James […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · News
Nakahihiya*

Nakahihiya*

DAHIL sa antas ng teknolohiya ngayon ay nagagawang i-monitor ng mga pinuno ng ibang bansa ang mga kaganapan sa ating bayan “in real time.” Kaya isa sa mga trabaho ng mga ambahador ay i-monitor at iulat ang galaw at kilos ng isang pinuno ng bansa kung saan sila naka assign para makagawa ang kanilang gobyerno ng mga patakaran at polisiya […]

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Kudos to the PNP Anti Cybercrime Group (ACG)*

MARAMING pulis na matitino. Totoo po ‘yan. Mahigit limang taon akong naging police reporter at marami akong nakilala – at ‘ yung iba ay naging mga kaibigan ko — na matitino at mahuhusay na mga pulis. Mga pulis na may dedikasyon at respeto sa kanilang mga tsapa (badge). Sino ba ang dapat na maunang remespeto sa tsapa? Sino pa kundi […]

by Abner Galino· · 0 comments · Opinions
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PAL apologizes to Victoria Secret supermodel who misses flight

LEGACY carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) on Wednesday apologized to Victoria Secret supermodel Karlie Kloss after she misses her flight from New York to Vancouver on June 7. “We are sorry to hear that Ms. Karlie Kloss, a Victoria Secret supermodel, was unable to boar our PAL flight from New York to Vancouver (PR127) last June 7,” PAL spokesperson Cielo Villaluna […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · News
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Finally it is the right one….

FINALLY the grieving family of an Overseas Filipino Worker who died in Israel got his remains after first receiving the wrong cadaver early this month. The body of 58-year old Fernando Peralta was flown in at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport shortly after noon by Thai Airways flight TG620 after which it was brought straight to his hometown of Porac, […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · Diaspora, News
Philippine Ombudsman dismisses treason charges against Secretaries Deles and Ferrer

Philippine Ombudsman dismisses treason charges against Secretaries Deles and Ferrer

PHILIPPINE government prosecutors rejected the treason and inciting to sedition charges against Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Secretary Teresita Quintos Deles, peace negotiators led by Miriam Coronel-Ferrer and Mohagher Iqbal, and the members of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) due to the failure of the complainants led by former Manila Mayor Joselito Atienza to prove their case. In a […]

by Nelson Flores, LL.B., MSCK· · 0 comments · News
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America’s Fake Recovery: Obama Defined Away Jobless Workers, Weak Economy

The United States edges toward another recession, with the worst job creation figures in half a decade, but the Obama administration tells the public the market is booming. This month US employment growth came to a virtual standstill, with the economy producing only 38,000 new jobs, an amount that fails to keep up with population growth. Economists agree that the market must produce a […]

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Japanese classical guitarist Sachiko Miyashita presents “Reverie” – THE CONCERT TOUR

Japanese classical guitarist Sachiko Miyashita presents “Reverie” – THE CONCERT TOUR

THE Independent Philippine Art Ventures with support from the Japan Foundation, Manila proudly presents “REVERIE” – The Concert Tour. Featuring Japanese Classical Guitarist Sachiko Miyashita, the concert tour will be on June 23 at the G/F Ayala Museum, Makati City. Special guest is the Triple Fret, a Classical Contemporary guitar trio from the Philippines that features Jenny De Vera, Iqui […]

by Admin· · 0 comments · Entertainment
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The Philippines’ NAIA is ready for school opening

MORE air travelers are expected to use the Ninoy Aquino International Airport as the Monday opening of the regular school year fast approaches. This was disclosed by the Manila International Airport Authority as it prepares for the expected rise in number of air travelers coming to Manila from different parts of the world and the country’s provinces. The MIAA, in […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · News, Travel
Early Philippine Independence Day  parade in Los Angeles draws big crowd

Early Philippine Independence Day parade in Los Angeles draws big crowd

THE Historic Filipino Town in downtown Los Angeles was wrapped with Philippine colors on Saturday (June 4) as thousands of Filipino-Americans paraded through the streets for the so-called 4th Kalayaan Parade. Participants included more than 30 Filipino-American organizations, beauty pageant contestants, bike riders, a marching band, journalists and an array of community leaders and personalities. A colorful Philipppine jeepney owned […]

by Abner Galino· · 2 comments · News
Philippine airport workers lauded for honesty

Philippine airport workers lauded for honesty

PHILIPPINE airport personnel have been hugging newspaper and internet space lately for a number of reported nefarious activities like the “laglag bala” or bullet planting  extortion scheme. However, it can be said that in spite of the cloud of doubt that these “rotten eggs” have brought to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, in the end it is still the honest […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · News
Only in the United Arab Emirates, perhaps.

Only in the United Arab Emirates, perhaps.

I LOVE driving. I do a lot of it. Every day. On these drives, I notice things and  wonder about a lot and contemplate on others. Some things make me laugh and in rare instances when I get upset and angry, sad. There is always something to wonder about when I go wandering in my trusty Ford. I love the […]

Luke Who’s Talking #17*

Luke Who’s Talking #17*

“Ang di lumingon sa pinanggalingan, malamang di sya galing dun“                       * 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