Today on Rappler – the latest news in the Philippines and around the world:
Convicted murderer and former policeman Jonel Nuezca dies inside the New Bilibid Prison for causes still unknown.
Plunder defendant and former senator Jinggoy Estrada joins the Senate slate of Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr and Sara Duterte.
The head of the World Health Organization is concerned, nations are overreacting to the Omicron coronavirus variant and may be ‘penalizing’ African nations unfairly.
Google says it will not accept election ads in the Philippines during the election campaign and silence periods – including February 8, 2022 to May 9, 2022.
Rihanna is now a national hero of Barbados. The singer and makeup mogul was given the honor in a ceremony on Tuesday, November 30 ceremony where Barbados celebrated its new status as a republic. – Rappler.com