(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Friday, 22 September 2023) Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affecting Southern Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ). Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to at times heavy rains. Light to moderate winds coming from Southwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 1.5 meters).

TOP STORIES - Sunday, October 23, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

23 October 2022, Sunday, as of 4PM

1. Percy Lapid killing

-Percy Lapid case solved, but probe still ongoing —police

-Escorial's passbook supports claim about P550,000-fee for Lapid slay - police

-BJMP safeguarding 2nd middleman in Percy Lapid slay

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


2. Marcos committed to protect journalists — OPS

[CNN PHL, Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN News, DWIZ, News5] ©PIA-PMU


3. Marcos urges Filipinos to travel local to boost post-pandemic tourism



4. Obet exits PAR, leaves 2 dead in Cagayan

-Over 10,000 people affected due to Obet —NDRRMC

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


5. LPA to enter PHL, likely to turn into cyclone on Tuesday or Wednesday

[Rappler, PhilStar, CNN PHL, Manila Bulletin] ©PIA-PMU


6. Philippines to host ASEAN labor ministers’ meeting this week

[PhilStar, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin] ©PIA-PMU



-COMELEC suspends 2022 BSKE activities

-COMELEC thanks SC for opportunity to speak on BSKE postponement petition

-Caritas Philippines backs petition to nullify law deferring village polls

[One News, CNN PHL, GMA News, Interaksyon] ©PIA-PMU


8. Undas

-PHL transport sector 'ready' for Undas travelers, says DOTr chief

-Roads leading to cemeteries in NCR cleared of obstructions ahead of Undas 2022

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


9. Magnitude 5.1 earthquake recorded offshore Sarangani, Davao Occidental

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


10. China's top leaders revealed as Xi Jinping cements grip on power with third term

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


—Philippine Information Agency | PIA Monitoring Unit—