Today on Rappler – the latest news in the Philippines and around the world:
Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr, son of the late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos, will run for president in 2022.
A Pulse Asia survey reports the Duterte administration is seeing a drop in Filipinos’ approval for its efforts to manage COVID-19 infections and fight corruption.
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade maintains his assets ‘barely moved’ as he held government positions. He says this Tuesday, October 5, as his investments are revealed in the Pandora Papers, a global investigation into leaked offshore holdings.
Facebook blames a ‘faulty configuration change’ for a nearly six-hour outage which began late Monday, October 4.
Bretman Rock is the first openly gay man to grace the cover of Playboy magazine. Meantime, Britney Spears thanks fans who conducted a long campaign to end her conservatorship. – Rappler.com