Today on Rappler: the latest news in the Philippines and around the world
Typhoon Odette leaves at least 375 dead – PNP. At least 375 are dead after Typhoon Odette devastates the Visayas and Mindanao.
Omicron more likely to reinfect than Delta, no milder – study. A study shows the risk of reinfection with the Omicron coronavirus variant is more than five times higher.
Myanmar’s ousted leader Suu Kyi appears in prison uniform in court. Ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi appeared in court on Friday, December 17 wearing a white top and a brown wraparound longyi – the typical uniform of a prisoner in Myanmar.
Chinese tennis star Peng denies she made accusation of sexual assault. Peng Shuai speaks for the first time about the controversy surrounding her and denies accusing anyone of sexual assault.
New ‘Spider-Man’ sets opening-day pandemic record for theaters. Spider-Man: No Way Home takes in $50 million at US and Canadian movie theaters as of Thursday, December 16. – Rappler.com