China May Use Force to Counter Foreign Meddling in Taiwan – President Xi

By Sputnik News BEIJING (Sputnik) – China won’t promise to abstain from using force when countering foreign meddling and separatist movements in Taiwan, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday. At a gathering commemorating the 40th anniversary of issuing the Message to Compatriots in Taiwan that marked a thaw in China-Taiwan relations, Xi said, emphasizing that “Chinese do not […]


China’s assassin’s mace*

Due to popular demand, Beyond Deadlines is reposting every Monday the still relevant articles of retired Armed Forces of the Philippines intelligence chief Brig. General Victor Corpus that appeared in his BD’s column, Views from the East. A MACE is a blunt weapon of medieval times that was used to strike down a more powerful […]


The people of Marianas are related to Filipinos archaeological evidence shows

By Lori Lyn Lirio THE people of Marianas, including Chamorros, and Filipinos are related, archaeological evidence shows. Thus claimed Jesuit Fr. Francis Hezel in his 50-minute documentary ‘Before We Began Counting Years’. The documentary film, which surveys the work done by archaeologists over the years, and presented evidence of where the early migrants of Mariana […]