LOOK: Soldiers from the Armed Forces of the Philippines visit the UP Arboretum at the UP Diliman campus in Quezon City on Wednesday morning, Jan. 20, days after the Department of National Defense terminated its agreement with UP. [📸: Niño Jesus Orbeta/Philippine Daily Inquirer]
What should the Philippine government do if it wants to hit the target rollout of vaccines? In this episode of Newsbreak: Beyond the Stories podcast, Rappler’s @sofiatomacruz explains what officials should prioritize immediately. #RapplerPodcasts
BREAKING: Department of Health and Philippine Genome Center confirm the detection of B.1.1.7. SARS-CoV-2 variant (UK variant) in the country.
Philippine lawmakers formally shut down the country’s largest broadcast network, the latest major blow against the news media as President Rodrigo Duterte cracks down on outlets that have been critical of his leadership
WATCH: Hazing in the Philippine Military Academy barracks (Part 2) WARNING: This video contains violent images that may be disturbing to some viewers. Viewer discretion advised.
LOOK: The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) report found guns of the same serial number reappearing in crime scenes of drug war killings, suggesting that Philippine police planted evidence of guns. | via @liannami
Finally, some good news. Two more Filipinos have recovered from COVID-19 and is now discharged from the hospital. Only two Filipino COVID-19 positive patients remain in hospital isolation. | via Philippine Consulate General in HK
REST IN PEACE. The Philippine Heart Association reports that its former president, Dr. Raul Jara, has passed away due to COVID-19. Maraming salamat po sa inyong serbisyo! 📷 Philippine Heart Association
ADVISORY: Tamang Panahon event this Sat at the Philippine Arena. Expect NLEX to feel like the road to forever. Plan your trips accordingly.