Duterte: No vaccine, no shift to MGCQ | Evening wRap
Duterte: No vaccine, no shift to MGCQ | Evening wRap
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Today on Rappler – the latest news in the Philippines and around the world:

Recognizing the need for vaccines first, President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, February 22 rejects his pandemic task force’s recommendation to place the entire country under modified general community quarantine or MGCQ, the most relaxed quarantine status.

Pope Francis appoints evangelizer-in-chief Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of the Philippines to the powerful body that acts as the Vatican’s central bank.

Facebook on Tuesday, February 23, says it will restore Australian news pages after negotiating changes with the government to a proposed law. 

The US Supreme Court formally ends 8 disputes pursued by former President Donald Trump and his allies related to the November 3 presidential election.

After a 3-year break, Korean pop group SHINee is back with a new album, Don’t Call Me, released on February 22. Meanwhile, French electronic music band Daft Punk are splitting up. –

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