Today on Rappler – the latest news in the Philippines and around the world:
Presidential son and House Deputy Speaker Paolo Duterte once again threatens to stage a coup vs Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano. Meantime, Deputy Speaker LRay Villafuerte and Representative Arnie Teves stoop to namecalling in a word war over the 2021 budget.
Filipinos online poke fun at the controversial artificial ‘white sand’ beach in Manila Bay, which opened Saturday, September 19. They post memes with #ManilaBayChallenge.
Vice President Leni Robredo reminds Filipinos atrocities were committed under the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.
Actress Zendaya and ‘Watchmen’, a dark superhero series tackling racism in the United States, win big at the Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 20.
A photo of Manila Bay circulating online shows a stretch of artificial white sand along Roxas Boulevard, claiming it is the ‘new Manila Bay.’ This is FALSE. – Rappler.com