Sunday, November 4th, 2018

 

Pompeo says he will meet North Korea's no. 2 in New York

WASHINGTON DC, USA – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday, November 4, he will meet this week in New York with North Korea’s number two, Kim Yong Chol, to resume denuclearization talks. Announcing the meeting on Fox News Sunday, Pompeo said it would be “a good opportunity to continue … Source: Politics


ISIS attack kills 12 US-backed fighters in east Syria

BEIRUT, Lebanon – The Islamic State group killed 12 US-backed fighters in a surprise attack Sunday, November 4, from the jihadists’ holdout in eastern Syria on the Iraqi border, a Britain-based monitor said. Twelve fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) were killed and 20 wounded in a suicide car bombing … Source: Politics


Aung San Suu Kyi's party slapped down in by-elections

YANGON, Myanmar – The party of Myanmar’s embattled head of state Aung San Suu Kyi said Sunday, November 4, they were defeated in 6 constituencies in a national by-election, showing uneven support for her government after a string of controversies. Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy (NLD) swept to … Source: Politics


UN says war-torn Yemen 'living hell' for children

AMMAN, Jordan –  Conflict-ravaged Yemen has become a “living hell” for children with thousands dying every year from malnutrition and easily preventable diseases, a top UN official said Sunday, November 3. Geert Cappelaere, regional director for the Middle East and North Africa at UN children’s agency UNICEF, called … Source: Politics


Can anyone beat Ateneo?

    MANILA, Philippines – At least for one quarter, the Adamson Soaring Falcons played the part. They acted the role required of them to belong on the same court as these Ateneo Blue Eagles. They fulfilled our wishes of having a team to rely on for the belief that this … Source: Politics


North Korea slams sex abuse report

SEOUL, South Korea –  North Korea  on Sunday, November 4 slammed a report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) which said sexual abuse of women was rampant in the isolated nation. In its report released Thursday, November 1, the US-based rights group said North Korean police and other officials prey on women with near-total impunity. HRW drew … Source: Politics


Ginebra seals No. 1 ranking, boots TNT out of playoffs

MANILA, Philippines – Barangay Ginebra rode on Justin Brownlee’s triple-double to whip TNT, 112-93, and secure the No. 1 ranking in the playoffs of the 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup at the Araneta Coliseum on Sunday, November 4.  Brownlee submitted 31 points, 16 rebounds, 11 assists, 3 blocks and 3 … Source: Politics


Hot-shooting Arvin Tolentino focused on making up for lost time

      MANILA, Philippines – The FEU Tamaraws finally won their first game in the second round of the UAAP Season 81 with an 80-61 revenge win over the UE Red Warriors. After losing 4 straight games and getting stuck in a standings war with UP, UST and NU, the Tams avoided … Source: Politics


Walker: Blackwater 'wasted 4 months of work' after missing win-once edge

MANILA, Philippines – Blackwater missed a chance of boasting a win-once incentive in the playoffs of the 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup and import Henry Walker is not amused. The American reinforcement was left disappointed after the Elite absorbed a sorry 91-97 loss to Phoenix on Sunday, November 4, in their final … Source: Politics


[ANALYSIS] Duterte's health and disclosure: Finding a middle ground

The latest speculation about the health of the President Duterte has faded. With the issue out of the headlines, a more considered look at this may be useful, because its resurfacing is more a question of when, not if. After, all President Rodrigo Duterte has admitted to a … Source: Politics