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ICC prosecutor seeks probe into Duterte’s drug war, Davao killings. The Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court or ICC has applied to the pre-trial chamber or PTC to investigate the alleged crimes against humanity committed in President Rodrigo Duterte’s violent campaign against drugs.

SEC cancels R&L Investments license, slaps P25-million fine over stocks scandal. The Securities and Exchange Commission revokes the license of brokerage firm R&L Investments Incorporated and its key officers for fraud leading to a P700-million loss in client shares.

Metro Manila placed under GCQ ‘with some restrictions’ until June 30. Metro Manila and the province of Bulacan are placed under general community quarantine or GCQ ‘with some restrictions’ until the end of June, while the rest of the so-called ‘NCR Plus’ will be under GCQ ‘with heightened restrictions.’

Novavax COVID-19 vaccine more than 90% effective in US trial. Vaccine manufacturer Novavax says its COVID-19 vaccine is more than 90% effective – which includes variants of the coronavirus.

‘Bennifer’ returns: Jennifer Lopez, Ben Affleck pictured kissing in public. It’s official – Hollywood stars Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck are back together!