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Storm-triggered landslides, floods kill at least 50 in Philippines

Storm-triggered landslides, floods kill at least 50 in Philippines

By CGTN AT least 50 people are dead due to landslides and flooding triggered by a tropical cyclone in the Philippines, while 11 others remain missing, disaster officials told media on Sunday night. The tropical depression, named Usman, made landfall in Borongan, Eastern Samar on Saturday, dropping heavy rain over parts of the Philippines over the weekend. It left the […]

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‘God crucified? F**k, how unimpressive!’ Duterte says his Jesus would’ve burned all non-believers

By RT THE Philippines’ eccentric leader has shared his views on the cornerstone tenets of the Christian faith, calling the Holy Trinity doctrine “silly” and claiming that it was “unimpressive” for a true god to get himself crucified. In his latest tirade against the Catholic Church, Duterte started off by mocking the Holy Trinity, the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, […]

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An interesting Face Book exchange (Part 1)*

An interesting Face Book exchange (Part 1)*

• Sam Marcelo: “Four Ohio Class submarines sneaking in through this Manila Trench…..” This is a laughable claim. US SSBNs and SSNs are the most highly classified info in the US Military. No one knows the whereabouts of our submarines other the the US President, and Joint Chief of Staff for that matter. An appeal to ignorance by Victor Corpus. […]

by Victor Corpus, M.P.A.· · 0 comments · Opinions
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The year that was for Filipino Americans in California

A 2018 yearender report by Abner Galino INDIVIDUALLY and as a community, Filipino Americans, one of the largest ethnic communities in southern California and in the entire state of California, posted remarkable achievements in the Year 2018. But this yearender isn’t all about achievements but more so on news that we think considerably affected or stirred the Filipino American community […]

by Abner Galino· · 0 comments · Diaspora
Grief before Christmas*

Grief before Christmas*

IT is truly saddening that some people would rather shroud their fellow men in grief and bring sadness rather than spread love and happiness this holiday season. Albay Governor Al Francis Bichara revealed that a whopping PhP30 million has been offered by some congressmen and the provincial government of Albay for anyone who can provide information on the identity of […]

by Robert Roque Jr.· · 0 comments · News
In support of President Duterte*

In support of President Duterte*

THERE was a news item that appeared in some tabloids that former Vice Mayor Pulong Duterte included me in the list of those who are behind the ouster plot against the President. This is utterly false. I maintain a high respect for President Duterte. For the first time in Philippine history, we have adopted an independent foreign policy that is […]

by Victor Corpus, M.P.A.· · 0 comments · Opinions
Vegetables and fruits trading at the streets of Hoan Kiem District

WHO’s five tips for a healthy diet this New Year

WHATEVER your New Year’s resolution, a healthy and balanced diet will provide many benefits into 2019 and beyond. What we eat and drink can affect our body’s ability to fight infections, as well as how likely we are to develop health problems later in life. Eat a variety of food Our bodies are incredibly complex, and (with the exception of breast […]

by Admin· · 0 comments · Health
Parusahan ang nagkasala*

Parusahan ang nagkasala*

MARAMI ang naniniwala na dapat talagang maparusahan ang mga nagkasala kahit na ano pa ang estado o katayuan nila sa buhay. Sa madaling salita, kahit na pulis ang may sala ay dapat managot pa rin ito sa batas kung mapatutunayang siya ay totoong may kasalanan. Ang pagkakaroon ng tsapa, uniporme at baril ay hindi sapat para makalibre ang sino mang […]

by Robert Roque Jr.· · 0 comments · Opinions
Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1. Image © philippineflightnetwork.com

MIAA strongly committed in enhancing security

By Benjie Lim Vergara AIRPORT General Manager Ed Monreal said that the Manila International Airport Authority is committed to work with the United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to boost security measures for the protection of passengers. “We were informed by the TSA about their observations regarding procedures, processes, equipment and personnel posting at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · News
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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Technical difficulties

We are experiencing technical difficulties. Thanks a lot and stay tuned for the much better Beyond Deadlines. Thanks. By the way I pray that God almighty bless us this yuletide season and the coming New Year. — Rev. Dr. Nelson Flores

by Nelson Flores, J.D., MSCK· · 0 comments · News, Opinions
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. […]

by Admin· · 0 comments · Business, Entertainment, Events
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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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Larry Itliong

Fil-Am pols join efforts for Larry Itliong-named St. in LA

By Abner Galino THE National Federation of Filipino American Associations, several Southern California-based organizations, and elected Filipino officials led by Cerritos Mayor Mark Pulido and Carson Councilmember Lito Santarina, have endorsed the proposal to have a portion of the Temple Street in Los Angeles be renamed Larry Itliong Avenue. The proposal has been submitted to the Office of Los Angeles […]

by Abner Galino· · 0 comments · Diaspora, News
2 doktor sabit din sa Dengvaxia?

2 doktor sabit din sa Dengvaxia?

HINILING ni Public Attorney’s Office chief Attorney Persida Acosta sa panel of prosecutors ng Department of Justice na nagsasagawa ng pagsisiyasat sa pangalawang batch ng mga reklamo kaugnay ng Dengvaxia na alamin ang posibleng pananagutan nina Doctor Raymundo Lo, isang pathologist na dating deputy executive director ngPhilippine Children’s Medical Center at Doctor Sonia Gonzales, nataga-PCMC rin. Ayon kay Acosta ay […]

by Robert Roque Jr.· · 0 comments · News
Be wary of bogus Japanese language centers – expert

Be wary of bogus Japanese language centers – expert

By Benjamin Lim Vergara FILIPINO workers aspiring to work in Japan must be extra cautious in enrolling in some Japanese language centers that are not accredited with Technical Education and Skills Development Authority. Recruitment and migration expert Emmanuel Geslani said Japan has opened up job market for 500,000 foreign workers which Nihongo is one of the requirements in qualifying for […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · News
Luke Who’s Talking #118*

Luke Who’s Talking #118*

*The opinion of this author is his/hers alone. It is not necessarily the views of Beyond Deadlines. BD Admin: You think your friends gonna like this piece? If you do, kindly share it. Thanks.

by Luke Coloco· · 0 comments · Grains of Salt, News
Health benefits outweigh cost of climate action – WHO

Health benefits outweigh cost of climate action – WHO

MEETING the goals of the Paris Agreement could save about a million lives a year worldwide by 2050 through reductions in air pollution alone. The latest estimates from leading experts also indicate that the value of health gains from climate action would be approximately double the cost of mitigation policies at global level, and the benefit-to-cost ratio is even higher […]

by Admin· · 0 comments · Environment, Health, News
(File photo) NAIA Terminal 1

PH government launched “Oplan Biyaheng Ayos: Pasko 2018”

By Benjamin Lim Vergara THE different government agencies at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport has launched Oplan Biyaheng Ayos: Pasko 2018 to ensure safe, reliable, and convenient airport operations as Filipinos and tourists travel for the Christmas and New Year. Aviation authorities will be putting in place additional security measures for maximum deployment of service and security personnel in anticipation […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · News
Where God spoke and acted

Where God spoke and acted

IN the gospel this week, John is in the Judean desert. In the epistle, Paul is in a Roman dungeon. Neither a desert nor a dungeon is a place that you’d expect to experience the presence of God. A dungeon, by contrast, epitomizes confinement and constriction.Nonetheless, the desert and the dungeon were both places where God spoke and acted. Luke […]

by Admin· · 0 comments · Word from the East
2018 Miss CNMI Celine Cabrera

2018 Miss Marianas Celine Cabrera to revive Girl Scout program

By Lori Lyn Lirio CELINE Cabrera, the 2018 Miss Marianas, wants to reactivate the Northern Mariana Island Girl Scout program to be her major community project to help young girls learn valuable life and leadership skills as active volunteers. NMI Girl Scout president Tania P. David said the club was in hiatus for four years now. It took a break […]

by Lori Lyn Lirio· · 0 comments · News
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Philippines Ditches Russian Helicopter Deal Amid Fears of US Sanctions

WHILE many countries, such as India, Turkey and Indonesia have decided to stick to their Russian arms deals despite the threat of sanctions under the US CAATSA, some states have decided to play it safe and avoid ending up in the Treasury Department’s blacklist. Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana announced that the country has decided to buy 16 Black Hawk helicopters […]

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Dalawang karnaper todas sa QC

Ni Santiago Celario NAPATAY ng pulisya nitong Sabado ng madaling araw ang dalawangmagnanakaw ng motorsiklo matapos umanong makipagbarilan ang mga itosa kanila sa Barangay U.P. Campus, Diliman, Quezon City. Sa ulat ni Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Director, P/Chief Superintendent Joselito T Esquivel Jr., inilarawan ang isa sa nasawing suspek na nasa pagitan ng 30 hanggang 35-anyos, may 5’5” ang […]

by Santiago Celario· · 0 comments · News