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TOP STORIES - Thursday, October 06, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

6 October 2022, Thursday, as of 5PM

1. Jobless Filipinos rise to 2.68-M in August

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

https://mb.com.ph/2022/10/06/jobless-filipinos-rise-to-2-68-m-in-august/

2. Marcos administration performance rating:

-Controlling inflation still top concern of Filipinos —Pulse Asia

-Pulse Asia: Marcos admin receives majority approval across 11 key issues

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

https://mb.com.ph/2022/10/06/controlling-inflation-still-top-concern-of-filipinos-pulse-asia/

3. Marcos admin raises $2B from dollar bonds sale

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

https://business.inquirer.net/366437/marcos-admin-raises-2b-from-commercial-bond-market

4. PHL agriculture:

-Marcos envisions PHL to become leading agricultural resource hub

-PBBM vows to strengthen agricultural sector, continue fight vs hunger

-Marcos wants to accelerate efforts to build back agricultural sector

-17M calamity-affected farmers, fisherfolk get help from DA’s Quick Response Fund

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

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2022/10/6/marcos-ph-agricultural-resource-hub.html

5. PHL railway:

-Philippines signs contracts for country’s ‘largest railway line’

-Marcos assures railway project partners: PHL will ‘maximize every resource’

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/business/10/06/22/ph-signs-contracts-for-countrys-largest-railway-line

6. Shortlist for next Press Secretary down to 3; eyes appointment early next week —Marcos

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/847166/new-press-secretary-to-be-named-next-week-marcos/story/?just_in

7. John Ivan Uy reappointed as DICT secretary; takes oath before President Marcos

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

https://www.manilatimes.net/2022/10/06/latest-stories/marcos-reappoints-dict-chief-uy/1861192

8. Romualdez assesses PBBM’s 100 days: ‘He’s done great things’

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

https://mb.com.ph/2022/10/06/hes-done-great-things-romualdez-assesses-pbbms-1st-100-days/

9. Thailand shooting: At least 30 killed at child care center, officials say

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

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/world/2022/10/6/Thailand-child-care-center-shooting.html

 —Philippine Information Agency | PIA Monitoring Unit—