Tuesday, November 6th, 2018


U.S. midterms: Key factors of the 2018 elections

  WASHINGTON DC, USA – Immigration, health care, jobs. The extraordinary US midterm election has been a tug of war over key issues, but none has had a more dramatic impact on voters than Donald Trump , the man who isn’t even on the ballot. The Republican president is the omnipresent … Source: Politics

Jeff Chan reaches 5,000 career points milestone

MANILA, Philippines – Jeff Chan clinched a breakthrough moment in his professional career as he eclipsed 5,000 career points in the 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup quarterfinal win against the NLEX Road Warriors on Tuesday, November 7 in the Smart Araneta Coliseum.  The Barangay Ginebra wingman needed only 3 points … Source: Politics

Makati says Phoenix Bangkal station had no business permit

MANILA, Philippines – Contrary to the claims of the Makati City government, Phoenix Petroleum said Tuesday, November 6, that the Barangay Bangkal gasoline station which was the source of a gas leak last week had all its necessary papers to operate, including a business permit. Raymond T. Zorrilla, senior vice … Source: Politics

RESULTS: September 2018 Physician Licensure Exam

This is a press release from the Professional Regulation Commission MANILA, Philippines –  The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced on Tuesday, November 6, that 3,717 out of 4,542 passed the Physician Licensure Examination administered by the Board of Medicine in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cebu and Davao last September 2018. The members of … Source: Politics

Jailed Chinese activist's elderly mother seeks justice

BEIJING, China – Unable to see her ailing son in prison, the 85-year-old mother of China’s first … Source: Politics

Topex Robinson rips NCAA on 'consistency' regarding rules

MANILA, Philippines – When Lyceum head coach Topex Robinson arrived at the Mall of Asia Arena press room after their 60-73 loss  in the NCAA Finals Game 1 against San Beda, he revealed a side of him that not many have seen. The usually amiable tactician still wore a smile, but … Source: Politics

Panelo: Yang is a ‘consultant’ and ‘economic adviser’ to Duterte | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Malacañang refuses to elaborate on the nature of the services Chinese national Michael Yang provides to the Philippine government as an ‘economic adviser to the President.’ The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration or OWWA launches its overseas Filipino worker e-card . A job fair organized by the Makati City government will have … Source: Politics

Boracay tension: Singaporean businessman 'assaulted' by DENR undersecretary?

A Singaporean businessman claimed that the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is delaying the release of compliance certificates for his travel agency. But is he barking at the wrong tree? In a letter to Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu, Singaporean businessman Peter Tay said he was “publicly humiliated, physically … Source: Politics

Yeng Guiao officially appointed as Gilas head coach

MANILA, Philippines – After proving himself in the 2018 Asian Games and the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers 4th window, Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) officially appointed Yeng Guiao as Gilas head coach on Tuesday, November 7.  “The formal appointment came this morning before the meeting. So it’s no … Source: Politics

Duterte denies ordering military to take over BOC employees' posts

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte said he didn’t order the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to take over the functions of Bureau of Customs (BOC) personnel. By “takeover” of the military , he had meant that heads of offices and sections within the bureau would be placed on floating status … Source: Politics