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Percy Lapid’s family gets death threats | The wRap

Nina Liu
Percy Lapid’s family gets death threats | The wRap
The wRap highlights: Percy Lapid's family, Adidas and Kanye, and BTS' RM

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

The family of slain journalist Percival Mabasa, or Percy Lapid, receives serious threats, following Lapid’s brutal murder.   

The Department of Education in Central Visayas probes the alleged resale in a surplus store in Cebu of laptops procured by the agency.

A former diplomat posted at the US embassy in Manila admits engaging in illicit sexual conduct with minors during his stay in the Philippines.

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. defends the appointment of godson, director Paul Soriano as his communications adviser.

Adidas terminates its partnership with rapper Kanye West, who had changed his name to Ye, after a series of antisemitic remarks.

Actor Matteo Guidicelli finishes the Very Important Person Protection Course (VIPPC) under the Presidential Security Group as part of its class 129-2022. 

  • BTS’ RM  to host educational show

Kpop superstar RM of BTS will host a new educational TV show on Korean cable channel tvN. In a report from The Korea Times, RM will host “The Dictionary of Useless Human Knowledge,” airing later this year. —