MB Daily News Update

Published July 13, 2021, 7:30 AM

by Manila Bulletin

The rift within the ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) seems to be getting wider – and uglier — as factions loyal to President Duterte and Senator Manny Pacquiao continued to tangle over which group has control over the embattled party. See more at the Political Corner.

And as a father, Duterte said he didn’t want his daughter Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte to be subjected to the same “vagaries” he has been enduring from his critics. See more details at the President’s Talk to the People.

On the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) front, the Department of Health (DOH) has noted a decrease in the number of deaths in Metro Manila, but has expressed concern over the high number of infections among children aged below two years old. Duterte has also been reported to have completed his Sinopharm doses. See more at the UP COVID-19 Update.

These are among the top stories this Tuesday morning, July 13, 2021. Please click on the links to get more details.

President Duterte gets his second dose of the Sinopharm coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine from Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Monday, July 12, 2021, just before his weekly Talk to the People in Malacanang. (Photo from the Office of the President)
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