MB Daily News Update

Published November 23, 2021, 4:45 PM

by Manila Bulletin

Presidential aspirant and boxing icon Senator Manny Pacquiao admitted that he once did drugs as a naïve youngster, even as another presidential bet former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos submitted negative drug test results to the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), Philippine National Police (PNP), and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA).

President contender Vice President Leni Robredo and those allied with her like her running mate Senator Francis Pangilinan and re-electionist Senator Pia Hontiveros have been victimized by nasty pranksters, who ordered hundreds of thousands of pesos worth of food and had these delivered to the opposition members.

The troops stationed on Ayungin Shoal were finally reached by resupply boats despite reportedly sustained efforts by Chinese vessels to prevent them from doing so.

And on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) front, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it expects the vaccination of children aged bellow 12 years to begin before the end of 2021.

These are among the top stories this busy Tuesday afternoon, November 23, 2021.

SAN JUAN BOOSTER SHOTS – San Juan City Mayor Francis M. Zamora (left) looks on as an elderly woman is given her booster shot against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) by Department of Health (DOH) National Capital Region (NCR) Director Dr. Gloria Balboa at the Filoil Flying V Center in San Juan City on Tuesday, November 23, 2021. (Mark Balmores)
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