#ThewRap: Things you need to know, June 11, 2018

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MEETING. United States President Donald Trump and North Korean President Kim Jong Un are scheduled to meet on June 12, Tuesday in Singapore. File photos from AFP










This week's #AnimatED editorial takes up the scuffle between PCOO Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson and Kris Aquino. We point out one critical take-away from this: that Kris – once the Aquino clan's loose cannon – could outgun, outtalk and out-message the "Yellows" indicates something wrong with the opposition.

Read the full editorial here: #AnimatED: Kris vs Mocha: Lessons for the catatonic opposition

In global developments, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump arrived in Singapore on Sunday, June 10, for an unprecedented summit, with Pyongyang's nuclear arsenal at the top of the agenda and the US president calling it a "one-time shot" at peace.

Watch the RapplerTalk with Former Ambassador to South Korea Luis Cruz about the importance of the US-North Korea summit.

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Merkel on Trump G7 tweets: 'Sobering and a little depressing'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the word 'depressed' was 'already a lot, coming from me,' in an ironic reference to her usual unflappable appearance

'One time shot' for peace with North Korea – Trump

(UPDATED) Asked how long it would take for him to work out if Kim was serious about striking some kind of peace deal, Trump replies: 'I think within the first minute I'll know'

'Enough,' women tell Duterte

'What matters is that here and now, we take a stand against presidential misogyny, act consistently against a government that condones abuse, and unite on the truth that we will not, cannot stand for violence – not just against women, but against all Filipinos,' says Enough, a movement launched on Facebook

DOF criticized for 'misleading' inflation graph

Ex-Department of Finance undersecretary Sunny Sevilla says he is 'dumbfounded' by his former agency's 'tone-deaf, misleading economic commentary'

Priest shot dead in Nueva Ecija

Father Richmond Nilo is the latest member of the clergy killed by unidentified gunmen

FULL LIST: Winners, FAMAS awards 2018

'Balangiga: Howling Wilderness' wins Best Picture

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Kris vs Mocha: Lessons for the catatonic opposition

That Kris – once the Aquino clan's loose cannon – could outgun, outtalk and outmessage the "Yellows" indicates something wrong with the opposition

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