2022 Philippine Elections

Comelec body junks disqualification cases vs Marcos Jr. | Evening wRap

Nick Villavecer
Comelec body junks disqualification cases vs Marcos Jr. | Evening wRap
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Today on Rappler – the latest news in the Philippines and around the world:

In a 2-0 vote, the Comelec 1st Division unanimously junks a consolidated set of disqualification petitions against presidential candidate Bongbong Marcos.

The US Attorney’s Office in the Central District of California says the trial for pastor Apollo Quiboloy and other defendants is scheduled for March 21, 2023. 

The Lacson-Sotto tandem drops Sherwin Gatchalian in its Senate slate after the senator endorsed their opponents, Bongbong Marcos and Sara Duterte.

Filipino basketball sensation Kai Sotto and his team the Adelaide 36ers are back in action in the Australia National Basketball League or NBL following a forced one-week break.

Comedian Pete Davidson sets the record straight – reality TV star Kim Kardashian is officially his ‘girlfriend’ now. – Rappler.com

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Nick Villavecer

Nick Villavecer is a multimedia producer for Rappler where he produces newscasts, explainers, and short documentaries. From 2016 to August 2020, he was a researcher, writer, and segment producer for ABS-CBN's Current Affairs division, producing stories on human interest, public health issues, natural disasters, crimes, accidents, and emergency-preparedness.