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TOP STORIES - Wednesday, September 21, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring) 

21 September 2022, Wednesday, as of 9AM

1. President Marcos at UN General Assembly: 

-Marcos confident Philippines a 'moderately prosperous country' by 2040

-Marcos seeks world cooperation, investments to boost food security in PHL

-Marcos urges big economies to help fight climate change

-Marcos says rules-based international order important

-Amid WPS rift, Marcos underscores Philippines is a 'friend to all and enemy to none'

-Marcos hopes for an end to Asian hate, racism

-Philippines bats for seat in United Nations Security Council

[BusinessWorld, Inquirer, Malaya, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Manila Times, Philstar, Rappler, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News] ©PIA-PMU


2. Martial law anniversary: 

-Activities mark 50 years since martial law

-‘Never again’ echoes in New York protests against Marcos

-Move on or remember? Senators clash over martial law's 50th anniversary

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


3. ADB keeps PHL growth forecast at 6.5%; inflation outlook up to 5.3% [GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Rappler, Philstar] ©PIA-PMU


4. COVID-19 pandemic: 

-IATF set to discuss PHL COVID-19 border measures —DOH 

-DOH not yet seeing end of COVID-19 pandemic 

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


5. NSA chief ‘willing to change mind’ on institutionalizing NTF-ELCAC [GMA News, News5, Inquirer] ©PIA-PMU


6. Davao student dies from hazing; 8 nabbed [CNN PHL, GMA News, Philstar] ©PIA-PMU


7. CA says 2017 search on Lottie Manalo’s house illegal [Business Mirror, Rappler, ABS-CBN News] ©PIA-PMU


8. PAGASA monitoring LPA off Central Luzon [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN News] ©PIA-PMU


—Philippine Information Agency | PIA Monitoring Unit—