Del Rosario to Duterte: Defend what’s ours | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler – the latest news in the Philippines and around the world:

Former foreign secretary Albert del Rosario reminds the government it is President Rodrigo Duterte's job to lead the fight against China's encroachment in the West Philippine Sea.

On World Press Freedom Day, Vice President Leni Robredo calls for the protection of press freedom and highlights the crucial role that journalists play in the age of disinformation.

India reports more than 300,000 new coronavirus cases on Monday, May 3, nearing the 20 million mark. But medical experts say real numbers across the country may be five to 10 times higher than the official tally.

Vanessa Bryant, the widow of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, commemorates the 15th birthday of their late daughter Gianna with her own clothing line ‘Mambacita.’

Julia Barretto opens up about how she fought to maintain a good relationship with her father Dennis Padilla. –