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Marcos appoints Paul Soriano as creative communications adviser | The wRap

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Marcos appoints Paul Soriano as creative communications adviser | The wRap
The wRap highlights: Paul Soriano, Quiboloy, and BTS

Today on Rappler – the latest news in the Philippines and around the world:

Director Paul Soriano is appointed by President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. as his adviser on creative communications. 

Prosecutors dismiss the cyber libel complaint filed by controversial preacher Apollo Quiboloy against Filipino boxing icon and former senator Manny Pacquiao.

Russian and Ukrainian forces engage in heavy fighting around two towns in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region.

The Daily Mail reports British lawmakers will try to oust Prime Minister Liz Truss this week, despite Downing Street’s warning it could trigger a general election.

Save the date, Filipino MIDZYs! K-pop girl group ITZY confirms they’re bringing their CHECKMATE world tour to the Philippines! 

All is well between Selena Gomez and Hailey Bieber as they pose for their first photo together at the 2022 Academy Museum Gala in Los Angeles!

Members of Korean pop superstar group BTS will start preparations to enter the military. In a statement to investors, Monday, October 17, BTS’ management HYBE announces, “Jin will request to cancel the delay of his military enlistment then follow the enlistment process.” —

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Nina Liu

Nina Liu is a multimedia producer for Rappler.