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TOP STORIES - Tuesday, October 04, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

04 October 2022, Tuesday, as of 9AM

1. Radio commentator Percy Lapid shot dead [ANC, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News, Inquirer, News5, Rappler, Manila Times] ©PIA-PMU


2. Marcos says F1 Grand Prix in Singapore ‘best way to drum up business’ for the Philippines [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, GMA News, ABS-CBN News] ©PIA-PMU


3. North Korea fires an unidentified ballistic missile, Seoul's military says [ABS-CBN News. CNN PHL, GMA News, Philstar] ©PIA-PMU


4. POGOs:

-Senators want top execs of NEDA, DOF to be present in next Senate probe on POGOs

-DOJ: STDs allegedly spreading among Chinese POGO workers

-BI admits being clueless about locations of 40000 POGO workers

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


5. Sandiganbayan drops Mike Arroyo's graft case after SC’s dismissal order [Philstar, GMA News, ABS-CBN News] ©PIA-PMU


6. COVID-19 infection: 

-Active COVID-19 infections at 28,111 as DOH logs 1,967 cases

-Philippines logs 16,017 COVID-19 cases from Sept 26-Oct 2

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


7. P122 million worth of suspected shabu seized in Cebu City [Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN News, GMA News] ©PIA-PMU


—Philippine Information Agency | PIA Monitoring Unit—