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(File Photo) Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte. © AP Photo / Bullit Marquez

Duterte Incites Killing ‘Useless’ Bishops as ‘All They Do is Criticise’

By Sputnik News PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo Duterte is well known for his controversial relationship with the Catholic church – at one point he even called God “stupid”, having questioned the concept of original sin and other key tenets of the religion. In a Wednesday speech at the presidential palace,  Duterte slammed his country’s Catholic bishops as “useless fools”, calling on his people […]

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QC Bans Mercury-Laden Skin Whiteners Ahead of 2020 Global Phase-Out Deadline

QC Bans Mercury-Laden Skin Whiteners Ahead of 2020 Global Phase-Out Deadline

TO protect the public from mercury exposure, the Quezon City local government recently took a bold action by cracking down on dangerous mercury laden skin whitening cosmetics. This was learned shortly after an environment and public health watchdog, EcoWaste Coalition, lauded the city government for its action after it passed Ordinance No. 2767 into law. The new city ordinance prohibits […]

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Vaccination fear continues*

Vaccination fear continues*

THE public’s fear of vaccination brought about by the controversial issue of Dengvaxia seems to be the reason behind this year’s rise in cases of measles in the country. Based on the records of the World Health Organization (WHO), measles cases have risen by 367 percent from January to November of this year compared with January until November of 2017. […]

by Robert Roque Jr.· · 0 comments · Opinions
QC Mayor Herbert Bautista receiving/presenting the much coveted award. Photo by QC PAISO

Quezon City is nation’s best in disaster risk reduction

QUEZON City earned the much-coveted Gawad Kalasag as it emerged number one in this year’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council national search. The nation’s premier city outpointed top contenders Angeles and Davao Cities. Quezon City was first runner-up in the last two staging of the nationwide search overseen by the Office of the Civil Defense. After emerging as having […]

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A Safer Future Awaits at WOCEE and WOSAS 2018

A Safer Future Awaits at WOCEE and WOSAS 2018

Beyond Deadlines is a media partner of this event. FOLLOWING the success of its debut presentation, the groundbreaking World of Safety and Security Exposition (WOSAS) and World of Consumer Electronics Exposition (WOCEE) returns with a bigger and bolder installment for its 2nd edition. Committed in leading the nation “Towards a Safer Future”, this year’s WOSAS and WOCEE has gathered topnotch […]

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Infographic: Why is fentanyl dangerous?

Infographic: Why is fentanyl dangerous?

By CGTN / Guo Meiping, Yu Yiwei FENTANYL, a strong narcotic analgesic, has raised attention around the world. Fentanyl is an important ingredient in “laboratory drugs.” It is easy to derive different variants called “fentanyl analogs.” Just 0.02 grams of a “fentanyl analog” is enough to kill an adult. As such, fentanyl has been targeted by international traffickers and become a […]

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NAIA conducts bomb drill

By Benjamin Lim Vergara AVIATION authorities on Tuesday conducted full-scale security drill at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport to train bomb explosive ordinance personnel to respond rapidly to cases of bomb threats or actual bombings. Conducting a full scale security exercise to practice its crisis action plan on one scenario of possible Acts of Unlawful Interference is part of the […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · News
Babala sa pulis*

Babala sa pulis*

NAWA’y magsilbing babala sa ibang kapulisan na maaaring naliligaw ng landas ang sinapit ng tatlo nilang kabaro na nakatalaga sa Caloocan City Police dahil sa pagkakasabit nila sa pagkasawi ng teenager na si Kian delos Santos noong 2017. Sinentensyahan sina police officers Arnel Oares, Jeremias Pereda at Jerwin Cruz nang reclusion perpetua o 20 hanggang 40 taon na pagkakabilanggo sa […]

by Robert Roque Jr.· · 0 comments · Opinions
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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FILE PHOTO: Clouds partially covers the Mayon volcano © Erik de Castro / Reuters

Mayon nagaalburoto

Ni Santiago Celario NAGTALA ng siyam na “volcanic earthquakes” ang bulkang Mayon nitong Lunes, palatandaan na muli itong nagaalburoto. Ayon sa ulat ng Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), bukod sa pagyanig ay may namataan na pagbubuga ng puting usok sa bunganga ng bulkan. Sinabi pa ng Phivolcs na nasa “Alert Level 2” ngayon ang paligid ng bulkan. Pinaalalahanan […]

by Santiago Celario· · 0 comments · Environment, Health, News
Luke Who’s Talking #117*

Luke Who’s Talking #117*

Ang mga politicians natin magagaling sa boxing, lagi silang nakaka – TEKNIKAL NAKAW               *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.    

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No Catholic No Gay: Pope Tells LGBTQ Nuns, Priests to Cease or Leave

By Sputnik News IN A new book, Pope Francis has written that gay people should not join the Catholic clergy because “there’s no room for that kind of affection” in the religious life of the world’s largest church. “The issue of homosexuality is a very serious issue that must be adequately discerned from the beginning with the candidates,” Francis wrote in his book titled […]

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Ecowaste members during Thursday's protest action in front of the South Korean embassy

Environmentalists welcome BoC’ assurance that toxic Korean garbage will be out of PH by “year’s end”

PHILIPPINE environmentalists welcomed the Bureau of Customs assurance that the toxic Korean garbage will be out of the country come New Year, it was learned yesterday. BoC spokesperson Atty. Erastus Sandino Austria gave the assurance on Wednesday as he spoke before the protesting members of EcoWaste Coalition and Greenpeace in front of the bureau’s main office in Port Area, Manila. […]

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

BoC foiled attempt to smuggle foreign currency in PH

By Benjamin Lim Vergara THE Bureau of Customs at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Friday has intercepted a huge amount of undeclared foreign currency brought into the country by a Korean tourist, the bureau said yesterday. Kim Junheon arrived in the Philippines late Friday night on board a Philippine Airlines flight from Hong Kong with an undeclared cash amounting […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · News
Stay alert

Stay alert

STAY awake and be alert. This is the message of Advent, and this is Jesus’ message to his followers in Luke’s Gospel reading today. This week we begin Advent a season of preparation wherein Christians globally make themselves ready for the coming of the incarnation of God in Christ Jesus. We also begin a new year of new readings and […]

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Former US President George H.W. Bush Dead at Age 94

Former US President George H.W. Bush Dead at Age 94

By Sputnik News GEORGE H.W. Bush served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993. US President Donald Trump has expressed condolences, praising Bush’s “authenticity, disarming wit, and unwavering commitment to faith, family and country.” Former US President George H.W. Bush has died at the age of 94, a statement issued by a family spokesman read. “George Herbert Walker […]

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Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation  Chief Executive Officer Esther Muña

CHCC acquires state-of-the-art medical equipment

By Lori Lyn Lirio COMMONWEALTH Healthcare Corp. Chief Executive Officer Esther Muña has recently announced the procurement of a US$1.8 million worth state-of-the-art medical equipment for the CHCC run medical facilities. According to Muña, the medical equipment were earlier presented to Saipan Gov. Ralph DLG Torres and Representatives Janet Maratita, Vinnie Sablan and Larry Deleon Guerrero right at the CHCC […]

by Lori Lyn Lirio· · 0 comments · Health, News
Measles cases spike globally due to gaps in vaccination coverage

Measles cases spike globally due to gaps in vaccination coverage

REPORTED measles cases spiked in 2017, as multiple countries experienced severe and protracted outbreaks of the disease. This is according to a new report published today by leading health organizations. Because of gaps in vaccination coverage, measles outbreaks occurred in all regions, while there were an estimated 110 000 deaths related to the disease. Using updated disease modelling data, the report […]

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PWC among 25 overseas Filipinos, groups to receive Presidential Awards

PWC among 25 overseas Filipinos, groups to receive Presidential Awards

By Abner Galino A FILIPINO-American litigation lawyer C. Joe Sayas Jr. and the Pilipino Workers Center of Southern California is among the 25 outstanding overseas Filipinos and foreign-based Filipino organizations to be conferred presidential awards by President Rodrigo Duterte in ceremonies to be held on Dec. 5 at the Malacañang Palace in Manila. Sayas, a noted attorney who has recovered […]

by Abner Galino· · 0 comments · Diaspora, News
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Truth is dangerous! Former Homeland Security official laments RT’s truth-telling

By RT News COVER your ears and avert your eyes, Americans: RT is attempting to weaken the United States using a whole host of nefarious methods – such as telling the truth, a former Homeland Security official has warned. Sounding the alarm during a panel discussion at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, Suzanne Spaulding, former […]

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“Baybayin ng karagatan at yamang dagat sa Silangang Asya pangangalagaan ng Pilipinas” — DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu

“Baybayin ng karagatan at yamang dagat sa Silangang Asya pangangalagaan ng Pilipinas” — DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu

Ni Santiago Celario   TINATANGGAP ng Pilipinas ang hamon na pangalagaan ang mga baybayin ng karagatan at yamang dagat sa mga karagatan ng Silangang Asya. Ito ang sinabi ni Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Roy Cimatu sa kanyang pagtanggap sa mga lumahok sa East Asian Seas Congress (EASC) na ginaganap ngayon sa Iloilo Convention Center sa Lungsod ng […]

by Santiago Celario· · 0 comments · Environment, News
Fake news victim*

Fake news victim*

NCRPO chief, ChinaIT SEEMS no one is off the hook and anyone can fall victim to fake news nowadays, even if you are a high-ranking official of the Philippine National Police. Director Guillermo Eleazar, National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief, vehemently denied recently the authenticity of a photo that went viral on social media depicting him as someone being […]

by Robert Roque Jr.· · 0 comments · Opinions
Hwang Sung Ha (center) poses with airport officials . Photo by Benjie Vergara

“Filipinos are honest and hospitable” — Korean tourist

By Benjamin Lim Vergara “I will tell them that Filipinos are honest and hospitable.” Thus said a Korean tourist who never expected to see cash-laden pouch he lost at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport almost a month ago. Hwang Sung Ha, who was scheduled to depart last Monday (November 26) via Asiana Airlines flight OZ702, was speechless after again seeing […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · News
Malaysian mid-tier companies eyeing partnership with PH firms

Malaysian mid-tier companies eyeing partnership with PH firms

By Geneia Verdejo MALAYSIAN companies seek business partnership with local firms, as they see huge market potentials in the Philippines. Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation Deputy Chief Executive Sharimahton Mat Saleh said they organized the Malaysian Mid-Tier Companies Market Immersion Mission to Manila on Nov. 26, 27 and 28 to allow Malaysian companies to meet potential business partners in the […]

by Geneia Verdejo· · 0 comments · Business
‘Don’t pay for these idiots’: Duterte wants Filipinos to ditch Catholic mass, pray home instead

‘Don’t pay for these idiots’: Duterte wants Filipinos to ditch Catholic mass, pray home instead

By RT TURNING up his war of words with the Catholic Church, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte now wants citizens to ditch mass, calling the church’s teachings out of touch and its bishops corrupt. “You build a chapel on your own house and pray there. You don’t have to go to church to pay for these idiots,” Duterte said in a […]

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