Today on Rappler – the latest news in the Philippines and around the world:
Top health experts in the Philippines oppose lawmakers’ efforts to push for a bill that will allow local government units to buy COVID-19 vaccines directly from manufacturers.
Despite being cleared of charges, journalist Lady Ann ‘Icy’ Salem and unionist Rodrigo Esparago are still in jail because a Mandaluyong prosecutor argues the decision is not yet final.
Network performance analytics firm Opensignal observes a tenfold increase in download speeds in the Philippines, comparing newer 5G connections to 4G.
Facebook says it will reduce the distribution of all content and profiles run by Myanmar’s military, adding that the accounts have ‘continued to spread misinformation’ after the army seized power and detained civilian leaders in a coup on February 1.
Singer Taylor Swift releases a new version of her 2008 hit song ‘Love Story.’ – Rappler.com