Today on Rappler:
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson and Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque will be among the ruling PDP-Laban's senatorial candidates in 2019. The Philippine National Police says 3 Abu Sayyaf members arrested in Quezon City last week planned to launch an attack during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit in Manila. Armed Forces of the Philippines spokesman Restituto Padilla says soldiers accused of committing abuses will be investigated. Communications Secretary Martin Andanar denies a report by human rights watchdog Freedom House that the government is paying a 'keyboard army.' Senator Grace Poe urges the Transportation Department to 'prove' they can solve the perennial problems of the MRT3.