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WHO: Global COVID-19 cases double in past 2 months | Evening wRap

WHO: Global COVID-19 cases double in past 2 months | Evening wRap
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The World Health Organization says the increasing cases and deaths worldwide are approaching the highest rate seen so far during the pandemic.

ABS-CBN News Channel stops airing Chinatown News TV on Thursday, April 15, after a backlash. ABS-CBN News and Horizon of Sun Communications say they ‘have mutually agreed to discontinue the airing of the newscast,’ but no reason was stated.

Urban poor leader Jesus Pason Jr was shot dead in Silay City, Negros Occidental Thursday, April 15. He is the 11th activist killed since March 2021. 

The Justice Department indicts Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office board member Sandra Cam, her son Marco Martin Cam, and 5 others for murder in the 2019 killing of Batuan, Masbate vice mayor Charlie Yuson III.

Super Junior’s Kyuhyun releases his latest digital single, ‘Coffee,’ his fourth and final track from Project: Season, where he drops a new track for each season. – Rappler.com