MB Daily News Update

Published October 27, 2021, 7:30 AM

by Manila Bulletin

President Duterte attended the twin summits of the Association of Southeast Nations (ASEAN), his last before stepping down next year, with a virtual address from Malacanang.

A Filipino-Israeli joint venture became the first pharmaceutical firm to be given the go-signal by the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) to put up a manufacturing facility for oral coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines in the country. The facility will be put up at the Pampanga Economic Zone.

This, as the United States also donated beds, and vaccine cold storage units to the Philippines.

Meanwhile, the US has also released a set of new guidelines for those wishing to travel to the US.

These are among the top stories this Wednesday morning, October 27, 2021.

An elderly woman and her grandson content themselves with just enjoying the sights at the Manila Bay Dolomite Beach from behind a police team’s tent after she could not produce any document to prove that the boy was already 13 years old. Children younger than 12 years old were prohibited from going to the beach starting Tuesday, October 26, 2021. (Noel Pabalate)
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