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TOP STORIES - Saturday, October 22, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

22 October 2022, Saturday, as of 4PM

 1. Wind signals lifted, as tropical depression Obet nears PAR exit — PAGASA

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/10/22/22/wind-signals-lifted-as-obet-nears-philippines-exit

2. NBI autopsy on alleged middleman in Percy Lapid killing — No gunshot wound, no COVID; possible heart problem

-Percy Lapid investigation to look into how 'middleman' inside BJMP got phone

[News5, ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Inquirer, CNN PHL] ©PIA-PMU

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/10/22/22/no-gunshot-wound-covid-nbi-autopsy-on-percy-lapid-middleman

3. Fuel prices forecast to slightly drop next week

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/business/10/22/22/fuel-prices-forecast-to-slightly-drop-next-week

4. Marcos to lead Masskara Festival culmination, other Bacolod events

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

https://mb.com.ph/2022/10/22/marcos-to-lead-culmination-of-masskara-festival-other-bacolod-events/

 5. Marcos Jr., private sector map out food production strategy

[PhilStar, Inquirer, GMA News] ©PIA-PMU

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2022/10/22/2218447/marcos-jr-private-sector-map-out-food-production-strategy

 6. Ex-NTC commissioner Cordoba is new COA chair

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

https://www.onenews.ph/articles/ntc-exec-takes-oath-as-coa-chief

 7. Journos' security concerns take spotlight at DILG, PNP, media dialogue

[DZRH, Inquirer, GMA News, DWIZ] ©PIA-PMU

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/848905/journos-security-concerns-take-spotlight-at-dilg-pnp-media-dialogue/story/

8. Philippine housing backlog may reach 10 million by end of Marcos admin, says DHSUD exec

[ABS-CBN News, One News, PhilStar] ©PIA-PMU

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/10/21/22/ph-housing-backlog-may-hit-10m-in-by-end-of-marcos-admin-official

9. Garcia: No longer viable to hold barangay, SK polls in December 2022

-Macalintal: Election postponement turns barangay officials into legislative appointees

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/848846/garcia-no-longer-viable-to-hold-barangay-sk-polls-in-december-2022/story/

10. Governors, vice govs of split Maguindanao provinces assume posts

[Rappler, ABS-CBN News, Inquirer] ©PIA-PMU

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/10/22/22/govs-vice-govs-of-maguindanao-provinces-assume-posts

 —Philippine Information Agency | PIA Monitoring Unit—