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Metro Manila’s quarantine classification will be downgraded from Alert Level 4 to Alert Level 3 from October 16 to 31. This means most business establishments, facilities, and services are allowed to open at varying degrees.

Veteran news anchor and former vice president Noli de Castro withdraws his candidacy for senator, Wednesday, October 13, realizing that he can serve Filipinos better by being a journalist than being in politics.

Aksyon Demokratiko chairman Ernest Ramel on Wednesday, October 13 says Vice President Leni Robredo misunderstood Manila Mayor Isko Moreno’s stand on the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.

Actress Sharon Cuneta says she is torn as her husband Kiko Pangilinan and uncle-in-law Tito Sotto run against each other for vice president in the 2022 elections.

Celebrity couple Ellen Adarna and Derek Ramsay share photos from their pre-nup shoot. Ramsay says they plan to wed before 2021 ends. –