Today on Rappler – the latest news in the Philippines and around the world:
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte officially withdraws her bid for reelection. It remains unclear whether Sara will run for a national position.
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte’s information officer, Jefry Tupas, admits she was in a beach party raided for illegal drugs.
Senators significantly reduce the proposed budget of President Rodrigo Duterte’s controversial anti-insurgency task force. P24 billion is slashed, leaving it with just P4 billion in 2022.
A new petition to cancel his candidacy for president hounds Bongbong Marcos Jr.’s chances to run for the top post in the 2022 elections.
In the United States, Houston’s police chief says he met briefly with hip-hop star Travis Scott to voice his ‘public safety concerns’ before the rapper took the stage.
John Lloyd Cruz officially joins GMA Network. In a tweet Tuesday, November 9, GMA says its executives welcome John Lloyd’s ‘grand return to showbiz.” The network has yet to announce John Lloyd’s upcoming projects. – Rappler.com