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Duterte OKs prepayment for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine | Evening wRap

Duterte OKs prepayment for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine | Evening wRap
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President Rodrigo Duterte approves the government’s prepayment for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, a necessary step in securing supplies of doses once a vaccine becomes available.

The justice department indicts 8 more people in the 2nd batch of Ampatuan massacre cases but 40 more accused are cleared of charges.

Ateneo de Manila University students take their protest to the next level by calling for a nationwide academic strike to demand accountability from the Duterte government for its ‘criminal negligence’ on the recent typhoons and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong and two other leading activists plead guilty on Monday, November 23 at the start of a trial over their involvement in last year’s protests.

A message circulating on social media claims SM Mall of Asia in Pasay City could collapse because its foundation broke down and water from Manila Bay seeped through. This is false. – Rappler.com