Taal Volcano

Taal Volcano at Alert Level 2 | Evening wRap

Taal Volcano at Alert Level 2 | Evening wRap
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Today on Rappler – the latest news in the Philippines and around the world:

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) raises the status of Taal Volcano in Batangas from Alert Level 1 to Alert Level 2 Tuesday morning, March 9.

Two days after the ‘Bloody Sunday’ police operations in Calabarzon, urban poor group Kadamay says the bodies of slain activists Melvin Dasigao and Marklee Bacasno are still being held by the police.

Data from the Health Department shows the number of hospital admissions for COVID-19 quickly increased from February 21 to March 6.

The Philippine Statistics Authority says about 4 million Filipinos are unemployed in January 2021. This is higher than the 3.8 million unemployed in October 2020 and the 2.4 million in January 2020.

About 17.1 million Americans watched Oprah Winfrey’s bombshell television interview with Prince Harry and his wife Meghan. – Rappler.com