(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Tuesday, 25 June 2024) Southwest Monsoon affecting the western sections of Southern Luzon and Visayas. 𝗙𝗢𝗥𝗘𝗖𝗔𝗦𝗧 𝗪𝗘𝗔𝗧𝗛𝗘𝗥 𝗖𝗢𝗡𝗗𝗜𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡: 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 Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. 𝗙𝗢𝗥𝗘𝗖𝗔𝗦𝗧 𝗪𝗜𝗡𝗗 𝗔𝗡𝗗 𝗖𝗢𝗔𝗦𝗧𝗔𝗟 𝗪𝗔𝗧𝗘𝗥 𝗖𝗢𝗡𝗗𝗜𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡: Light to moderate winds coming from Southeast to South will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).

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


 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


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


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

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


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

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


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


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


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


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


—Philippine Information Agency | PIA Monitoring Unit—