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Xi to Marcos: Stable relations at sea key to strong ties | The wRap

Xi to Marcos: Stable relations at sea key to strong ties | The wRap
The wRap highlights: Xi and Marcos, North Korea, and Ellen Pompeo

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

Chinese President Xi Jinping tells President Ferdinand Marcos Jr that the strength of bilateral ties hinges on stable relations at sea.

Manila Water Company and Maynilad Water Services get the nod from state regulators to charge higher water bills for the next five years due to inflation. 

Justice Secretary Boying Remulla says the excavation inside the New Bilibid Prison did not undergo the appropriate process and has no legal basis.

North Korea fires a suspected intercontinental ballistic missile or ICBM on Friday, which lands just 200 kilometers off Japan.

A top Ukrainian human rights investigator releases a video of what he says was a torture chamber used by Russian forces in the recently liberated Kherson region.

After 19 seasons, Ellen Pompeo is parting ways with her character Meredith Grey, in the long-running medical drama, Grey’s Anatomy.

Ticketmaster cancels ticket sales to the general public for Taylor Swift’s 2023 US concert tour, as 3.5 billion ticket requests overwhelmed the website. — Rappler.com