Today on Rappler – the latest news in the Philippines and around the world:
Malacañang announces the appointment of Lieutenant General Guillermo Eleazar as the new chief of the Philippine National Police Wednesday, May 5, replacing controversial Police General Debold Sinas.
The Philippines’ Food and Drug Administration issues an emergency use authorization for Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine, FDA General Director Eric Domingo announces Wednesday, May 5.
The Philippines encourages Filipino fishermen to continue their activities in the West Philippine Sea. The National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea on Tuesday, May 4, reiterates that Filipino fishermen are not covered by China’s annual fishing ban in the area.
Exactly a year after ABS-CBN stopped its TV and radio operations on free TV, supporters of the broadcast giant renew calls to bring back ABS-CBN.
Veteran entertainment editor Ricky Lo died Tuesday night, May 4. He was 75. Lo was a long-time entertainment writer for The Philippine Star.
Pop star Britney Spears speaks out on Tuesday, May 4 about recent documentaries about her life and career, calling them ‘hypocritical.’ – Rappler.com