Today on Rappler – the latest news in the Philippines and around the world:
Manila Mayor Isko Morenno is running for president in 2022, his campaign manager Lito Banayo confirms to Rappler. Sources say his running mate would be Willie Ong, a doctor and public health advocate.
The health department confirms 371,794 COVID-19 tests from 7,925 test kits it bought along with the budget department’s Procurement Service expired.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, September 20, accuses the Philippine Red Cross of failing to submit an annual report as required by law. Senator Richard Gordon, chairman of the PRC, says he isn’t afraid of Duterte.
Vice President Leni Robredo reminds Filipinos on the 49th anniversary of martial law, that silence will enable historical revisionism.
South Korean superstars BTS advocate for vaccinations amid surges in COVID-19 cases in different parts of the world. – Rappler.com