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TOP STORIES - Thursday, October 27, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

27 October 2022, Thursday, as of 9AM

1. Weather update:

-Signal No. 1 hoisted in parts of Samar, as Paeng picks up

-No classes in some areas due to bad weather

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/10/27/22/signal-no-1-hoisted-in-parts-of-samar-as-paeng-picks-up

2. Abra quake:

-Marcos mulls visiting quake-hit Abra, says NDRRMC chief

-Over 500 aftershocks recorded so far —PHIVOLCS

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

https://mb.com.ph/2022/10/26/marcos-mulls-visiting-quake-hit-abra-says-ndrrmc-chief/

3. Palace working on possible Marcos US state visit [ABS-CBN News, Manila Standard, GMA News, Philstar] ©PIA-PMU

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2022/10/27/2219532/palace-working-possible-marcos-us-state-visit

4. Percy Lapid slay:

-Cellphone of middleman in Percy Lapid killing ‘missing’

-BuCor secures 3 inmates who may be involved in Percy Lapid murder

-Percy’s murder prompts lawmaker to revive call for capital punishment

[DZMM, BusinessMirror, Manila Standard, One News, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News] ©PIA-PMU

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/849387/cellphone-of-middleman-in-percy-lapid-killing-missing/story/

5. Philippines reports 1,121 new COVID cases, 37 deaths [Manila Bulletin, GMA News, ABS-CBN News] ©PIA-PMU

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/10/26/22/philippines-reports-1121-new-covid-cases

6. Close to 4,000 cholera cases recorded since January —DOH [GMA News, Philstar, Manila Bulletin] ©PIA-PMU

https://mb.com.ph/2022/10/26/close-to-4000-cholera-cases-recorded-since-january-doh/

—Philippine Information Agency | PIA Monitoring Unit—