(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Wednesday, 04 October 2023) At 3:00 AM today, the center of the eye of Typhoon "JENNY" {KOINU} was estimated based on all available data at 275 km East Northeast of Itbayat, Batanes (21.9°N, 124.2°E) with maximum sustained winds of 150 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 185 km/h. It is moving West Northwestward at 10 km/h. Southwest Monsoon affecting Central Luzon, Southern Luzon, and Visayas. Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Southwest Monsoon / Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Light to moderate winds coming from South to Southwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).

TOP STORIES - Friday, October 07, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

7 October 2022, Friday, as of 9AM

1. 'First 100 Days' of Marcos Jr., Duterte

-Congress leaders laud Marcos: ‘Great job’ in first 100 days as president

-VP Duterte cites return of in-person classes as her biggest achievement

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


2. Chinese Coast Guards, 2 militia vessels spotted near Panatag Shoal- PCG

[GMA News, Manila Bulletin, CNN PHL, Inquirer, PhilStar] ©PIA-PMU


3. Percy Lapid’s killing

-CCTV captures person of interest in Percy Lapid slay; cash reward now P1.5M

-Makabayan bloc files reso to probe Percy Lapid slay

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


4. COMELEC: Marcos names Maceda Jr. commissioner, Celis reappointed

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


5. PHL condoles over Thailand shooting tragedy

-No Filipinos hurt in Thailand nursery attack so far, PHL Ambassador says

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


6. Senators grill DBM officials on NTF-ELCAC, SIPSIP, other lump sum funds

[CNN PHL, ABS-CBN News, Inquirer]


7. Zubiri to Ombudsman: Let’s give anti-red tape law a chance

[CNN PHL, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN News]


8. PHL logs 2,562 new COVID cases; active infections now at 26,380

[Inquirer, GMA News, ABS-CBN News]


9. DOH: Expanding primary care centers seen to help unburden health facilities

[CNN PHL, ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin]


—Philippine Information Agency | PIA Monitoring Unit—