Today on Rappler:
Tropical storm Vinta further intensifies as it threatens the CARAGA area. A ferry with 251 people on board capsizes off the waters between Dinahican, Quezon and Polilio Island. Senate President Koko Pimentel seeks a probe into Canada's garbage that was illegally dumped in the Philippines in 2013 and remains on Philippine ports. Negros Occidental police find grenades and firearms when they intercepted a town vice mayor and her husband at a checkpoint Tuesday night. A car plows into a crowd in Melbourne, Australia, injuring at least a dozen people.