Today on Rappler – the latest news in the Philippines and around the world:
A Commission on Audit report flags the health department for spending P11.89 million for the procurement of ‘video conference equipment and video conference desktop with video conference license’ dated March 5, 2021.
A political source privy to discussions between the camps of Manila Mayor Isko Moreno and Senator Manny Pacquiao tells Rappler the boxing champ team wants to meet with the Manila chief executive.
A Manila court on Tuesday, August 10, dismisses the cyber libel case against Rappler CEO Maria Ressa and reporter Rambo Talabong, after the professor involved in the disputed thesis-for-sale story drops the case.
Dr. Audrey Sue Cruz is the first Filipina-American doctor to have her own Barbie doll modeled after her. Toymaker Mattel Inc said Cruz was chosen after making a ‘positive impact in her community, inspiring current and future generations for years to come.’
Jamie Spears agrees to step down from his role as conservator of his daughter Britney’s 60 million-dollar estate. The pop star’s attorney calls this a major victory. – Rappler.com