Today on Rappler – the latest news in the Philippines and around the world:
A Pulse Asia Research survey released Tuesday, July 13, reveals that President Rodrigo Duterte and his daughter Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte are still the top picks among possible 2022 vice presidential and presidential candidates.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, July 12, attributes the Philippines’ low education ranking to the nation’s status as a ‘third world country.’ He is referring to a World Bank study recently taken down, after Education Secretary Leonor Briones said the Philippines was shamed and insulted.
Caloocan and Las Piñas on Tuesday, July 13, temporarily halt their second-dose Sinovac vaccinations after they ran out of supply from the national government.
A recent survey by Social Weather Stations or SWS says some 4.2 million families experienced hunger in May, as the pandemic dragged on and kept Filipinos unemployed.
Showbiz veteran director Johnny Manahan signs with GMA Artist Center. In September 2020, Manahan left Star Magic, following the rejection of ABS-CBN’s congressional franchise. – Rappler.com