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Napaka-baba kasi ng ating kamulatan kaya nahahalal ang mga walang karapatan

Napaka-baba kasi ng ating kamulatan kaya nahahalal ang mga walang karapatan

BALIK na naman sa pag eensayo sa pagboboksing si Senador Manny Pacquiao sa kabila ng kanyang pahayag na magreretiro na siya at aatupagin na lamang ang kanyang tungkulin bilang senador ng republika. Ayon sa mga huling balita ay nasa Amerika na naman ang pamosong boksingero at naghahanda para sa isang nalalapit na laban sa loob ng parisukat na telon. Haaayyy, […]

by Nelson Flores, J.D., MSCK· · 0 comments · Opinions
Luke Who’s Talking #23*

Luke Who’s Talking #23*

“Ang dami talagang tinatago ang gobyerno, lalo na yung mga nasa gabinete .. kaya siguro tinawag silang “Kalihim”                           * 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
(File Photo) An ordinary day on EDSA ©

Bus terminals to be removed from EDSA – MMDA

METRO Manila mayors have agreed to remove as soon as possible bus terminals along Epifanio de los Santos Avenue in a bid to ease the daily traffic congestion afflicting the National Capital Region. Members of the Metro Manila Council, the policy-making body of the Metro Manila Development Authority, on Friday approved a resolution seeking the immediate removal of the different […]

by Christian Joel Espiritu· · 0 comments · News
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Bad weather forces flight diversions – Manila International Airport Authority

THE Manila International Airport Authority on Saturday clarified that it was the bad weather condition and not runway closure as it was earlier reported in the media (not Beyond Deadlines) was the cause of flights diversion on Friday night. MIAA Media Affairs Division Assistant Head Jess Martinez made the clarification to correct the erroneous media reports concerning the cause of […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · News
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Beijing Blasts ‘American Aggression,’ Calls for Russia-China ‘New World Order

By Sputnik News As the United States and Europe embark on an increasingly hawkish policy towards China, Beijing has moved to welcome the formation of an alliance with Russia to counter NATO. Speaking at the 95th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party last month, Xi Jinping delivered what Western analysts are calling an “incendiary speech” in which he called for a military […]

by Admin· · 0 comments · News
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Floods and traffic jams hit Metro Manila and nearby areas

MOTORISTS and commuters experienced heavy traffic after various parts of Metro Manila on Saturday were hit by flash floods due to heavy rainfall brought by a nearby low pressure area, the Metro Manila Development Authority said. Leonard Bias, MMDA Flood Control Information Center chief, said the heavy downpour resulted in floodings along major thoroughfares. Gutter deep floods caused the slow […]

by Christian Joel Espiritu· · 0 comments · News
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Investigation ordered on jail blast that killed 10 Paranaque City Jail inmates

THE unexplained presence of a submachine gun and hand grenades inside the Paranaque City Jail where 10 inmates died from what appears to be premature explosions need to be investigated to allay public speculations that the incident was a rubout. This is why Paranaque City Mayor Edwin Olivarez on Saturday created a crack team of investigators to look into reports […]

by Nelson Flores, J.D., MSCK· · 0 comments · News
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As Chinese-Filipino Relations Improve, What Might Be Washington’s Reaction?*

By Sputnik News Representatives for China and the Philippines met for five days of talks this week, marking the start of reconciliation between the two countries which, since 2012, have been in conflict over the South China Sea. Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear spoke with Eric Draitser, political analyst and founder of, about Chinese-Filipino relations and the role played by the US. Draitser […]

by Admin· · 0 comments · Opinions
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World’s most vulnerable nations to boost experience-sharing on climate change adaptation

COUNTRIES most vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change led by the Philippines are meeting in Tagaytay City to discuss plans and strategies to further boost their cooperation on climate change adaptation and in championing climate justice. The Philippines plays host to the gathering from August 11-15 as outgoing chair of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), a global intergovernmental […]

by Rodolfo Andal· · 0 comments · Environment, News
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Soroptimist International of the Americas elects its first Filipina secretary/treasurer

SOROPTIMIST International of the Philippines Region representative and Federation Director Virginia Peńalosa was elected as board secretary/treasurer of the Soroptimist International of the Americas (SIA), the first Filipina to be elected to this position. Soroptimist is a global volunteer organization of women who work to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. […]

by Admin· · 0 comments · News
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Warm welcome for FVR in China

THE Chinese government warmly welcomed former President Fidel Ramos and his entourage in Hong Kong as it expressed willingness to talk with the Duterte administration in a bid to settle the maritime territorial dispute in Scarborough Shoal between Manila and Beijing. This was revealed by former President Fidel Ramos upon his arrival at the Ninoy Aquino Aquino International Airport following […]

by Christian Joel Espiritu· · 0 comments · News
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Ten inmates killed in alleged jail break attempt in Paranaque City

TEN inmates of the Parañaque City Jail, most of whom facing drug charges, were killed while the warden was wounded in an apparent grenade explosions in what could have been a botched jail break attempt Thursday night. A spokesperson of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) identified the slain inmates as  Waren Manampen, Ronald Domdom, Rodel Domdom, Danilo […]

by Nelson Flores, J.D., MSCK· · 0 comments · News
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No definite date yet for Ferdinand Marcos’ burial–Palace

MANILA—A Malacanang official on Thursday said no date has yet been set for the burial of former President Ferdinand Marcos Sr. at the Libingan ng mga Bayani even as the family of the late strongman said they are already preparing for his interment on his birthday, Sept. 18. At the same time, Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella said Marcos will have […]

by Rodolfo Andal· · 0 comments · News
Beijing Crosses Washington’s ‘Red Line’ in South China Sea

Beijing Crosses Washington’s ‘Red Line’ in South China Sea

By Sputnik News The Chinese military appears to be dramatically increasing its presence around a key island in the South China Sea, sending a strong message to Washington. As Beijing continues its land reclamation projects in the South China Sea, Washington has remained adamant about one island in particular: Scarborough Shoal. Located northeast of the Spratly archipelago, it is claimed by China, Taiwan, and the […]

by Admin· · 1 comment · News
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PH President Rodrigo Duterte apologizes to Chief Justice Lourdes Sereno for harsh words

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday apologized to Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno for his acerbic response to her words of caution reminding him of the constitutional mandate  on the separation of powers. “I apologize for the harsh words were never intended. Ako kasi because of the magnitude of the problem, it is my way of solving the problem within the […]

by Nelson Flores, J.D., MSCK· · 0 comments · News
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A stranded Philippine Air Force plane caused flight delays at NAIA

 A PHILIPPINE Air Force plane carrying government spokesperson Ernesto Abella was stranded in the middle of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport runway when its tires burst upon landing Wednesday night causing the delay of a number of commercial flights. The Manila International Airport Authority said despite the plane landing with a busted tire, Secretary Abella and the pilot of the […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · News
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Two political detainees file petition for bail

MANILA–“Forging peace will take time, but cases of political detainees can move faster.” Thus said Atty. Neri Colmenares, a human rights lawyer and former Bayan Muna Party-list congressman, as he sought the early release of two activists who are detained by the military without any formal charges. Colmenares made the remarks as lawyers for Gerald Salonga and Guiller Cadano, both […]

by Rodolfo Andal· · 0 comments · News
Nagpatawa ang tunay na katawa-tawa

Nagpatawa ang tunay na katawa-tawa

NAKALULUNGKOT na para kina Senador Manny Pacquiao at Vicente Sotto III ay tila parang laro-laro lamang ang usapin ng pagbabalik ng kaparusahang kamatayan sa ating kodigo penal na kinailangan pa silang paalalahanan ni Senador Francis Pangilinan na seryoso ang usapin na tinatalakay dahil nakasalalay dito ang buhay ng isang tao. Humingi naman agad na paumanhin si Pacquiao dahil sa kanyang […]

by Nelson Flores, J.D., MSCK· · 1 comment · Opinions
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Heroes Welcome for the Olympic Silver Medalist at the NAIA

OLYMPIC weightlifter and silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz on Thursday received a heroes welcome when she arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport from Rio de Janeiro. Diaz was smiling and in high spirit when she was greeted by her parents, airport authorities, members of the media, officials the Philippine Sports Commission and several legislators. She was waving her silver medal […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · News
Soroptimist International-Mandaluyong officers: From left Norma Mendez, President Elect Young Simbulan, Mayor Menchie Abalos, President Dorothy Cuevas, Jasmin Cajiuat - SIM Public Awareness Chair

Mandaluyong City Council declared as Soroptimist Week every last week of August.

IN A bid to empower women, the Mandaluyong City Council declared as Soroptimist Week every  last week of August. This was announced on Thursday by officers and members of the Soroptimist International – Mandaluyong (SIM) who are celebrating their 22nd anniversary this year. Part of the celebration is the holding of a program on the morning  of Aug. 22 at […]

by Christian Joel Espiritu· · 0 comments · News
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NAIA aviation specialist commended for honesty after returning missing wallet and cash to its owner

AVIATION Specialist Rio Desabille could have pocketed the different currencies he recently found at Gate 14 of Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1, but the better part of him decided not to. Instead, he went out of his way to look for its owner and returned the cash laden wallet. The 31-year old Desabille, an Aviation Operations & Management […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · News
PH Drug Enforcement Agency seized P103 million worth of shabu and arrested a suspected Chinese drug lord

PH Drug Enforcement Agency seized P103 million worth of shabu and arrested a suspected Chinese drug lord

PHILIPPINE Drug Enforcement Agency operatives seized some P103 million worth of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride, popularly known as shabu, and arrested an alleged Chinese drug lord during a raid of warehouse reported to be run by an illegal drugs syndicate in Angeles City, Pampanga. PDEA Director General Isidro S. Lapeña identified the alleged drug lord as Yiye Chen, a Chinese national […]

by Nelson Flores, J.D., MSCK· · 0 comments · News
Chinese warships in South China Sea Photo © AP Photo/ Zha Chunming

Beijing Installs Supersonic Missiles on South China Sea’s Most Lethal Destroyer

By Sputnik News The upgraded combat features on board the flagship of the South China Sea fleet impress Western defense analysts, as Beijing threatens to aggressively defend the disputed territories. China has completed a major weapons upgrade for their Shenzen destroyer, which will return to operations with the People’s Liberation Army Navy’s (PLAN) fleet in the South China Sea amid brewing tensions over the disputed territory, […]

by Admin· · 0 comments · News
Acting as a president should*

Acting as a president should*

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte shocked the nation early Sunday by revealing the names of supposed drug personalities and protectors in the government during a speech in Davao City.   The President mentioned the names of 95 police and military officers, 52 current and former mayors and vice mayors, seven judges, three congressmen, and one former board member.   The police officials […]

by Robert Roque Jr.· · 0 comments · Opinions
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Increase the penalty for hospitals demanding deposit from emergency patients – Sen. Hontiveros

PASAY CITY – Akbayan Party-list Senator Risa Hontiveros wants a four to six years imprisonment for hospital administrators and officials who refuse to treat patients who cannot make any advance payment or deposit of any sort. This was learned shortly after Hontiveros, who chairs the senate’s Committee on Health, filed Senate Bill No. 216 that seeks to amend the existing […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · Health, News