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Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte meets with former defense secretary Gibo Teodoro Jr in Davao City Thursday, June 3. Ex-Camarines Sur congressman Rolando Andaya reveals the two discussed elections, saying both want to ‘hit the ground running.’
Vice President Leni Robredo denies rumors she already decided to run for Camarines Sur governor in 2022, reiterating she has yet to decide what to do in 2022.
Tensions escalate during the Senate session Thursday, June 3, as Senator Cynthia Villar accuses Senate President Tito Sotto of giving ‘special attention’ to colleagues who are physically in the proceedings.
A recent Social Weather Station or SWS survey show 49% or nearly half of Filipinos fear ‘the worst is yet to come’ in the coronavirus pandemic. The report also notes 89% of Filipinos are still worried about catching COVID-19.
Actor Tony Labrusca faces two counts of aggravated acts of lasciviousness for allegedly exposing a woman’s chest and forcefully pulling her towards his lap. He is also charged with aggravated slight physical injuries for allegedly choking a man the same night. – Rappler.com