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TOP STORIES - Monday, October 24, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)     

24 October 2022, Monday, as of 9AM

1. Cascolan appointed as DOH undersecretary

-Ex-PNP chief joins DOH: ‘Insult to health experts’

 [CNN PHL Online, ABS-CBN News Online, Manila Bulletin, PhilStar, Inquirer, One News, Cebu Daily News] ©PIA-PMU


2. Plane overshoots runway at Mactan Cebu International Airport

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


3. Marcos: MassKara Festival signifies PH is ready to return to pre-pandemic activities

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


4. 11 cops relieved of duty over alleged involvement in abductions

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



-Agri dept releases P88 million aid for farmers in Negros Occidental

-Marcos orders all pig breeding sites in Western Visayas tested for ASF

-Salceda asks PBBM: Push zero tariffs for bananas in Japan

-DA gets P2 billion vs smuggling, disease entry

-Bongbong Marcos leads aid distribution in Talisay City, Negros Occidental

-Agri modernization, climate risks top Asean labor agenda

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


6. North, South Korea trade warning shots on maritime border

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


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