Today on Rappler – the latest news in the Philippines and around the world:
President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday, August 26, says he will scrutinize the Commission on Audit if he is elected vice president in 2022.
Former chief of the Department of Budget and Management’s Procurement Service Lloyd Christopher Lao concedes it is possible his negligence led to the purchase of overpriced face masks and face shields in 2020.
Human rights lawyer Rex Fernandez was shot dead in an ambush while aboard his car in Cebu City, Thursday, August 26.
Islamic State strikes the crowded gates of Kabul airport in Afghanistan in a suicide bomb attack Thursday, August 26, killing 60 civilians and at least 13 US troops.
After four years, K-pop group Girls’ Generation is coming together again in an episode of the South Korean variety show You Quiz on the Block. – Rappler.com