Today on Rappler – the latest news in the Philippines and around the world:
Vice President Leni Robredo wants a pandemic response plan worth P500 billion. She also plans to appoint a ‘competent’ health secretary to effectively implement this if she wins the presidential race in 2022.
After hiding for three years, veteran anti-drug operative Eduardo Acierto resurfaces. He is offering himself as witness in a Senate probe into President Rodrigo Duterte’s former economic adviser Michael Yang.
Manila Mayor Isko Moreno on Monday, November 8, drops the wearing of face shields in his city, calling it ‘non-mandatory’ except in hospitals, clinics, and other medical facilities.
Actor George Clooney appeals to news outlets to keep his children’s faces out of the press.
Filipino singer Maris Racal records ‘Simulan,’ the Filipino version of the official anthem of Disney’s Ultimate Princess Celebration. – Rappler.com