Today on Rappler – the latest news in the Philippines and around the world:
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte says her father, President Rodrigo Duterte, told her to take in Senator Bong Go as her running mate should she run for president in 2022.
The Philippines’ Food and Drug Administration is now studying whether or not to approve the emergency use of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines for adolescents.
Manila Mayor Isko Moreno has been discharged from Sta. Ana Hospital Wednesday, August 25, more than a week after he was admitted to the facility due to COVID-19. Meanwhile, Vice President Leni Robredo is under self-quarantine after a close contact tested positive for the virus.
US President Joe Biden says the United States is on track to finish evacuations from Afghanistan by August 31, but says it’s possible for the deadline to be extended.
Rapper Megan Thee Stallion gets the go signal to release an upcoming collaboration with South Korean superstars BTS, after a court ruled in her favor. – Rappler.com