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Senator Ping Lacson says the key failure of President Rodrigo Duterte that led to unfulfilled promises of ending drugs and corruption in the country is double standards.

Politicians and government officials defend Manila Mayor Isko Moreno against the attacks of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.

The Commission on Audit finds ‘various deficiencies’ amounting to P67.3 billion worth of Department of Health funds intended for the country’s COVID-19 pandemic response. 

American boxer Errol Spence Jr. is forced to withdraw from his fight against Filipino boxer-senator Manny Pacquiao because of an eye injury. Fighting in Spence’s place is Cuban Yordenis Ugas, who won a bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

The Belo Medical Group apologizes for a recent video ad that caused outrage online. After drawing flak online, it took down the video on their social media platforms late Tuesday evening. –