Wednesday, November 7th, 2018


Midterm election a 'big day' for Republicans – Trump

WASHINGTON, USA – US President Donald Trump on Wednesday, November 7, hailed a “big day” for Republicans … Source: Politics

Obama: Change 'won't come in one election cycle'

WASHINGTON, USA – Former US president Barack Obama spoke of his pride Wednesday, November 7, over Democratic gains made in the midterm congressional elections – but warned the battle for much-needed reforms had only just begun. Democrats won the House of Representatives on Tuesday, November 6, but Republicans increased their majority … Source: Politics

Jeron Teng 'not contented' with eliminating San Miguel

MANILA, Philippines – Jeron Teng was pivotal in his team’s revenge game  against San Miguel in the 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup quarterfinals, but the Alaska Aces rookie believes that the team still needs to do more to crash into the finals.  “We’re happy but we’re still not contented [with … Source: Politics

Garma topples Torre, shares top with Caturla

      TAGAYTAY CITY, Philippines – International Master Chito Garma finally ended Grandmaster Eugene Torre’s unbeaten run Wednesday night, November 7, and shared the lead with Olympian Cesar Caturla in the 9th Asian Seniors Chess Championships at Tagaytay International Convention Center. Caturla, former coach of the national women’s team, stunned FIDE Master Syarif Mahmud of … Source: Politics

Favored Merkel successor vows to pursue chancellor's path

BERLIN, Germany – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s favored successor, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Wednesday, November 7, presented herself as a moderate continuity candidate, refraining from criticism or bold new vision statements. The 56-year-old usually dubbed “AKK” – or “mini-Merkel” – is running in December to take over as head of the center-right Christian … Source: Politics

Dennis Uy-China Telco consortium provisionally named 3rd telco | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: The consortium of Dennis Uy’s Udenna Corporation and China Telecommunications Corporation (China Telecom) provisionally won the bidding for the Philippines’ 3rd major telecommunications player slot. Democrats seize control of the House of Representatives on Tuesday, November 6, in a midterm setback for President Donald Trump. 29-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez makes history … Source: Politics

Grab launches food service, brings 'Crave City' to BGC

MANILA, Philippines – In a bid to be the “everyday super app,” Southeast Asia ride-hailing giant Grab officially launched “GrabFood” on Wednesday, November 7. GrabFood is the firm’s food delivery service that allows users to order from restaurants through the app and brings it directly to their doorstep, … Source: Politics

2 Quezon City cops arrested in another sex-for-freedom case

MANILA, Philippines – Cops arrested two fellow policemen for asking sexual favors from a female gambling suspect, the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) said in a report on Wednesday, November 7. How did it happen? It began with cops arresting an alias Maria on Saturday evening, November 2, for allegedly violating … Source: Politics

Bettor from Naga City wins P30 million lotto jackpot

MANILA, Philippines – A lone bettor from Naga City became over P30 million richer by winning the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office Lotto 6/42 Tuesday night, November 6. PCSO general manager Alexander Balutan said Wednesday, November 7, the winner purchased the ticket from an outlet in Naga City in Camarines Sur. The winning Lotto 6/42 … Source: Politics

Photography exhibit by street children to be held at Museo Pambata

The following is a press release from Museo Pambata. In celebration of Children’s Month, Museo Pambata, together with Infinit-O Group Foundation, Childhope Philippines, and Sinopinas, is mounting a photography exhibit from November 11 through 24 at the Karapatan Hall at the museum grounds. The exhibit, entitled “Through the Eyes … Source: Politics