Today on Rappler:
The Commission on Appointments rejects the ad interim appointment of Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial. The Supreme Court en banc rules it is the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court, rather than the Sandiganbayan, that has jurisdiction over the drug cases filed against Senator Leila de Lima. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre says Ralph Trangia can be a witness and can avail of state protection in the fatal hazing case of freshman law student Horacio Castillo III. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority says it is considering banning 'driver-only' cars along EDSA. United States First Lady Melania Trump accuses her husband's first wife Ivana of making 'attention-seeking and self-serving noise.'