MB Daily News Update

Published July 8, 2021, 4:57 PM

by Manila Bulletin

Bar examinations for law graduates will remain after Chief Justice Alexander Gesmundo asserted that only the fit and qualified must join the legal profession.

The issue on bar exams, plus the oil spill threat in Manila Bay, United States’ latest weapons aid to the Philippines, the full vaccination of 3 million Filipinos vs COVID, and exclusion of the anti-ENDO bill in the President’s priority bills, are among the top stories on Thursday, July 8, 2021.

A cargo vessel MV Palawan Pearl and foreign utility vessel BKM 104 collided in South Harbor Anchorage area on Thursday, July 8, 2021. (Photo courtesy of the PCG)

1. Bar exams will stay

Filipino nurses are opposed to the proposed scrapping of board exams

2. Coast guard authorities move to contain an oil spill from a cargo ship mishap

3. More people are getting vaccinated against COVID

4. The Philippines gets military assistance from the United States, Japan

5. PH-China friendship

6. Despite a verbal tussle with Sen. Pacquiao, COVID-19 remains a priority concern for President Duterte

7. Getting ready for 2022

8. Heroes in ill-fated C-130 plane

9. Travel rules for vaccinated persons

10. Improving literacy of Filipinos

11. New CBCP President

12. Taal Volcano update

13.  Miriam College and Celine Pialago

14. Business corner