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TOP STORIES - Thursday, October 06, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)  

6 October 2022, Thursday, as of 9AM

1. PHL gov’t taking constructive approach on human rights —DOJ chief [ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Inquirer] ©PIA-PMU

https://globalnation.inquirer.net/207557/remulla-says-ph-govt-taking-constructive-approach-on-human-rights

 2. Media killing:

-DILG head offers P500,000 reward for leads in Percy Lapid killing

-PNP looking into CCTV that captured video of Percy Lapid ambush

-Executive Secretary Bersamin, deputy visit wake of slain broadcaster

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1675810/abalos-offers-p500-k-reward-for-leads-to-solve-case-of-slain-percy-lapid-2

3. Marcos says he achieved a ‘functional’ gov’t in first 100 days [GMA News, Manila Standard, Inquirer] ©PIA-PMU

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1675813/marcos-jr-touts-functional-govt-in-first-100-days

4. Marcos vows to uphold press freedom, remain open with the media

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

https://mb.com.ph/2022/10/05/marcos-vows-to-uphold-press-freedom-remain-open-with-the-media/

5. Negros Oriental gov, NTF-ELCAC chief take oath before Marcos

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1675814/negros-oriental-gov-ntf-elcac-chief-take-oath-before-marcos

6. National budget:

-House realigns P77.5B in 2023 budget for health, education, other sectors

-NEDA’s P13.273-billion budget for 2023 approved by Senate panel

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1675716/house-realigns-p77-5b-in-2023-budget-for-health-education-other-sectors

7. DOH logs 1,764 new COVID-19 cases; active infections down to 25,733 [ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Inquirer] ©PIA-PMU

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1675705/doh-logs-1764-new-covid-19-cases-active-infections-down-to-25733

8. Filipinos shoulder up to 44.7% of medical costs even with PhilHealth [CNN PHL, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer] ©PIA-PMU

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1675802/filipinos-shoulder-up-to-44-7-of-medical-costs-even-with-philhealth

9. Over 4K workers lose jobs in Mactan ecozone; Retrenched workers get aid [GMA News, Inquirer] ©PIA-PMU

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1675773/workers-laid-off-by-mactan-export-firms-get-aid

—Philippine Information Agency | PIA Monitoring Unit—