MB Daily News Update

Published September 28, 2021, 4:46 PM

by Manila Bulletin

President Duterte approved the vaccination of children and the general population against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) beginning October 31, 2021, even as the government has set a target of 55 million doses of vaccines to be administered in the country next month.

On the political front, Vice President Leni Robredo remains undecided on a presidential bid in 2022, and said that she was leaving it all up to God, while the Liberal Party (LP) has released its initial roster of senatoriables, and television service program host Raffy Tulfo has reportedly agreed to run for senator under the Panfilo Lacson-Tito Sotto slate.

In other important reports, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has reportedly agreed to extend the voters’ registration until October 31, while the Supreme Court has postponed the November 2021 Bar Exams to January and February next year.

These are among the top stories this Tuesday afternoon, September 28, 2021.

The national flag and that of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) are flown at half-mast in honor of National Artist for Literature and University of the Philippines (UP) Professor Bienvenido Lumbera, who died Tuesday morning, September 28, 2021, due to complications of a stroke. He was 89. Link to the full story below. (Ali Vicoy)
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