Monday, November 5th, 2018

 

Five things we learned in the Premier League

LONDON, UK – English football came together to join Leicester in mourning the death of owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in a helicopter crash while Manchester City returned to the top of the Premier League table with a 6-1 rout of Southampton. City is two points clear of Chelsea, now second following a … Source: Politics


Rafael Nadal confirms season finished due to injury

MADRID, Spain – Rafael Nadal confirmed on Monday, November 5, he will miss the ATP Finals in London this month and that his season is over due to injury.  Nadal said he needed an operation on his right ankle and is also yet to recover from the abdominal problem that kept … Source: Politics


LOOK: Fire hits landmark art deco building in Baguio

BAGUIO, Philippines – Fire hit the former Pines Theater, one of the oldest buildings in central Baguio and a landmark art deco building, Friday evening, November 5. As of posting, firefighters have yet to determinewhat caused the 6:45 pm blaze.  They were able to control the fire after about … Source: Politics


U.S. to exempt China, India, Japan from Iran oil sanctions

WASHINGTON, USA – The United States will exempt China, India and Japan from oil sanctions on Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday, November 5, while vowing to be “relentless” in pressuring Tehran. Hours after sweeping sanctions were reimposed following the US withdrawal from a denuclearization deal, Pompeo said 8 … Source: Politics


MPBL's Makati squad: New name, bigger goal

MANILA, Philippines – Forget about Makati Skyscrapers, think of Makati Super Crunch. Makati, considered one of the strong teams in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League, formally adapted a new moniker midway through its campaign in the Datu Cup.  Team owners Paolo Orbeta and Paolo Pineda announced the partnership with Super Crunch, a … Source: Politics


Djokovic returns to world No. 1

PARIS, France – Novak Djokovic officially returned to world No. 1 on Monday, November 5, for the first time for two years after overtaking Rafael Nadal. The Serb lost in the final of the Paris Masters to Karen Khachanov on Sunday but regained No. 1 spot for the first time since October … Source: Politics


Año takes oath as DILG secretary

MANILA, Philippines – After 10 months serving as officer in charge of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Eduardo Año finally took his oath as secretary on Monday, November 5. The Malacañang ceremony, led by President Rodrigo Duterte, means Año now formally has the rank of secretary. On … Source: Politics


Alibaba's Ma calls trade war 'stupidest thing in the world'

SHANGHAI, China – The US-China trade war is the “stupidest thing in the world,” Alibaba e-commerce tycoon Jack Ma declared at an import fair that China opened Monday, November 5, partly to counter foreign criticism of its trade policies. Ma, who recently took back an earlier pledge to create a million … Source: Politics


Another tiger killed in India after hunting controversy

LUCKNOW, India – Villagers in northern India stalked and killed a tiger in a nature reserve just days after the state-sanctioned shooting of another big cat caused outrage and threats of legal action. In the latest incident, a female tiger was beaten with sticks inside a protected forest by villagers who believed the big … Source: Politics


'Suspiria' review: Art and horror

Perhaps one of the most indelible elements of Dario Argento’s Suspiria is Goblin’s effectively … Source: Politics