MB Daily News Update

Published July 27, 2021, 7:30 AM

by Manila Bulletin

Filipinos were having their dinner when news spread like wildfire: Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz had just broken an Olympic jinx for the Philippines, winning the country’s first gold medal in the quadrennial games on Monday, July 25, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.

This nearly overshadowed the State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Duterte, who took two hours and 45 minutes to deliver what he called was his “Last Hurrah”, outlining his accomplishments in the first five years of his term, and his aspirations for his last months in office.

In the fight against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), health authorities are closely monitoring the National Capital Region (NCR) and seven other regions due to rising number of infections the past few days.

These are our top stories this Tuesday morning, July 27, 2021.

President Duterte delivers his sixth and last State of the Nation Address (SONA) before a joint session of Congress at the Batasan Pambansa on Monday, July 26, 2021. (Photo from the Office of the President)
  1. First-ever PH Olympic gold!
  • President Duterte’s last State of the Nation Address (SONA)
  • Reactions to PRRD’s SONA
  • PH COVID-19 Update
  • Improving internet speed in PH
  • Continuing ‘habagat’ woes
  • Weather Update
  • Political Corner
  • Business Corner