Today on Rappler – the latest news in the Philippines and around the world:
Taal Volcano in the province of Batangas is placed under Alert Level 3, Thursday, July 1, due to magmatic unrest. Phivolcs recommends evacuation from Taal Volcano Island and high-risk barangays in the towns of Agoncillo and Laurel in Batangas.
Lieutenant General Antonio Parlade resigns as the spokesperson of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict or NTF-ELCAC.
The number of unemployed Filipinos is down to 3.73 million in May 2021, as the economy slowly reopened despite COVID-19 cases remaining high.
Bea Alonzo is officially a Kapuso. GMA Network welcomes the actress Thursday, July 1, confirming months of speculation from industry insiders of her transfer from ABS-CBN.
Philippine basketball team Gilas Pilipinas almost defeats world No. 5 Serbia in the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Belgarde, Serbia on Wednesday, June 30 or Thursday, July 1 Manila time. – Rappler.com