SC junks Marcos plea to inhibit Leonen in VP protest | Evening wRap

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The Supreme Court, sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal or PET,  unanimously denies the motions for inhibition filed against Associate Justice Marvic Leonen in the vice presidential electoral protest case.

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque claims the recent typhoons have ‘little effect’ on distance learning since there are no face-to-face classes anyway.

Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea will lead the new typhoon task force President Rodrigo Duterte announced earlier he will soon form.

United States biotech firm Moderna announces almost 95% effectiveness of its experimental vaccine against COVID-19.

Photos circulating online shows a fault line cracked open in Barangay Calangay, San Nicolas, Batangas. This claim is false. – Rappler.com