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Game over for Cayetano; Velasco new Speaker | Evening wRap

Game over for Cayetano; Velasco new Speaker | Evening wRap
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It’s game over for Taguig-Pateros Representative Alan Peter Cayetano as lawmakers on Tuesday, October 13 elected Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Velasco as the new Speaker of the House.

Although it’s too late, activist Reina Mae Nasino can finally see her baby, River, after the Manila Regional Trial Court grants her a 3-day furlough on Tuesday, October 13.

Commuters are now required to stay one seat apart in public transportation instead of the previous standard rule of at least one meter.

Facebook announced on Monday, October 12 that it will ban content denying or distorting the Holocaust to “free the platform of hate.”

A social media graphic claimed the One Young World Politician of the Year 2020 award was given to Kabataan Representative Sarah Elago by the Communist Party of the Philippines committee in London. This is false. –