Today on Rappler – the latest news in the Philippines and around the world:
PH lifts face shield requirement in areas under Alert Levels 1-3. President Rodrigo Duterte announces the Philippine government will no longer require the use of face shields in areas under Alert Levels 1 to 3.
La Union court clears Julian Ongpin of drug charge. A court in La Union junks the drug charge against Julian Ongpin, son of Marcos-time trade secretary and business tycoon Bobby Ongpin.
‘Schools are zones of peace’: DepEd frowns on presence of armed cops in classroom. The Department of Education reminds its regional units to strictly enforce its policy of keeping schools as “zones of peace.”
Rash of substitutions among Duterte allies shows ‘extreme addiction to power.’ In a special episode of the On the Campaign Trail with veteran journalist John Nery, Davaoeño NGO worker Mags Maglana likens the substitution circus to “withdrawal symptoms.”
Chinese tennis star Peng missing after sexual abuse claims; associations call for investigation. Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai has not been seen since publicly accusing former vice premier Zhang Gaoli of sexual assault in a post.
WATCH: Taylor Swift crashes ex’s wedding in ‘I Bet You Think About Me’ music video. A few days after the re-release of her album Red, Taylor Swift releases the music video for “I Bet You Think About Me” on Monday, November 15. – Rappler.com