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President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday, November 18, claims a male 2022 presidential candidate is into cocaine. Although the President does not name the presidential bet, the description partly fits Bongbong Marcos Jr.

Four days after lifting the face shield requirement in areas under Alert Levels 1 to 3, the Philippine government backtracks a little on Friday, November 19.

US prosecutors on Thursday, November 18, announce sex trafficking charges against Kingdom of Jesus Christ founder Apollo Carreon Quiboloy.

Cebu City Mayor Edgar Labella died on Friday morning, November 19, at 70. Labella’s son Jaypee says his father died from septic shock secondary to pneumonia. 

Janella Salvador is now Darna’s arch-nemesis Valentina in the upcoming ‘Darna: the TV Series.’ She will be co-starring alongside Jane de Leon, who is playing the titular superhero. – Rappler.com