Today on Rappler – the latest news in the Philippines and around the world:
Filipinos online lambast the new policy of the police to go house-to-house to enforce quarantine measures on suspected COVID-19 carriers, as this may lead to abuses and may even contribute to the spread of COVID-19.
The Presidential communications team edits out the mention of embattled broadcast network ABS-CBN, Rappler, the Ayala family, the Consunji family, and Manny V. Pangilinan from Duterte’s July 13 speech in Jolo, Sulu.
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III claims on Wednesday, July 15, the Philippines ‘successfully flattened the curve since April’ even as cases of COVID-19 in the country continue to rise.
Actress Jennylyn Mercado from rival network GMA 7 calls on Senator Ronald dela Rosa to ‘lead by example’. Kapamilya Actress Angel Locsin meantime says legislators ‘sacrificed the welfare of many for the personal vendetta of a few.’
A blog post and a YouTube video allege 11 congressmen who voted in favor of broadcast network ABS-CBN were bribed P200 million each. This is FALSE. – Rappler.com