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TOP STORIES - Tuesday, September 27, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)     

27 September 2022, Tuesday, as of 1PM

1. Cabinet appointment

-Ex-CJ Bersamin replaces Vic Rodriguez as executive secretary; attends first Cabinet meeting as ‘Little President”

-CA panel endorses confirmation of DAR chief Estrella's appointment

[ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin, GMA News, Philstar, CNN PHL, News5, Inquirer, Business World] ©PIA-PMU

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2022/09/27/2209909/ex-cj-bersamin-replaces-vic-rodriguez-executive-secretary

2. Karding aftermath

-NDRRMC clarifies no death reported in Bataan, death toll remains at 8

-Reso honoring fallen Bulacan rescue team filed at Senate

-Safety expert mourns rescuers who died in Bulacan

-9 roads still closed due to Karding

[DZBB, Manila Bulletin, Rappler, CNN PHL, Philstar, GMA News, ABS-CBN News] ©PIA-PMU

https://twitter.com/cnnphilippines/status/1574622830263562240

3. Sara Duterte arrives in Japan, discusses Philippines-Japan relations with PM Kishida

[ABS-CBN News, Inquirer, CNN PHL, GMA News, Philstar] ©PIA-PMU https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/846131/sara-duterte-arrives-in-japan-discusses-philippines-japan-relations-with-pm-kishida/story/?just_in

4. PBBM leads 9th Cabinet meeting

[ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Manila Bulletin] ©PIA-PMU

https://twitter.com/ABSCBNNews/status/1574585688753774592

5. National Budget

-DBM earmarks P15.2B budget for DMW in 2023

-Senate committee on finance swiftly approves proposed P13.8-B COA budget

-DND budget will receive an additional P70 billion for its pension fund

[ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, Inquirer, GMA News] https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/846129/dbm-earmarks-p15-2b-budget-for-dmw-in-2023

6. World Bank upgrades Philippine growth projection as consumption rebounds in region

[Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Inquirer] ©PIA-PMU

https://www.philstar.com/business/2022/09/27/2212608/world-bank-upgrades-philippine-growth-projection-consumption-rebounds-region

—Philippine Information Agency | PIA Monitoring Unit—