Today on Rappler – the latest news in the Philippines and around the world:
Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo doubles down on lambasting China for its unsanctioned incursions in the West Philippine Sea. She also throws shade at President Rodrigo Duterte himself for failing to defend national sovereignty.
Leaders of labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno or KMU file formal complaints before the National Bureau of Investigation against online red-tagging by state-sponsored social media pages.
The World Health Organization advises against people mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccines from different manufacturers, calling it a ‘dangerous trend’ since more data is needed about the health impact.
The Makati prosecutor’s office dismisses the slight physical injuries complaint filed against actor Tony Labrusca. Meanwhile, in K-pop news, NCT member Taeil sets a new Guinness World Record for fastest time to reach one million followers on Instagram.
Nominees for this year’s Emmy Awards are announced Tuesday, July 13, with a diverse set of newcomers and feel-good TV shows. Best Drama Series contenders include Netflix’s British royal series ‘The Crown’ and Disney+ series ‘The Mandalorian. – Rappler.com