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TOP STORIES - Wednesday, November 2, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

2 November 2022, Wednesday, as of 5PM

1. Marcos places four Paeng-hit regions under state of calamity

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https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/850068/marcos-places-four-paeng-hit-regions-under-state-of-calamity/story/1

2. 'Paeng' aftermath

-Death toll from Paeng rises to 121; affected individuals now over 3 million

-Senate panel open to adjusting budget for calamity aids in 2023 due to recent typhoons — Angara

-Paeng-hit power facilities back to normal operation

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https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1688284/paeng-deaths-rise-to-121-affected-individuals-now-over-3-million

3. 94 percent of NCR schools back to full face to face learning - DepEd

-First day of return to full face-to-face classes orderly so far — DepEd

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/11/02/22/94-percent-of-ncr-schools-back-to-full-f2f-learning

4. Percy Lapid slay

-Percy Lapid killing: Alleged masterminds named; murder charges to be filed — brother

-Forensic expert Fortun ready to defend findings in autopsy of Lapid slay ‘middleman’

-Young family member of slain Percy Lapid in Tuguegarao City not spared from threats

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https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/11/02/22/percy-lapid-slay-alleged-masterminds-named-murder-charges-to-be-filed-brother

5. SWS: 2.9 million Filipino families still hungry in Q3

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

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2022/11/02/2220995/sws-29-million-filipino-families-still-hungry-q3

6. Angara sees filing of Senate panel report on P5.268T 2023 nat’l budget by next week

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https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1688343/angara-sees-filing-of-senate-panel-report-on-p5-268t-2023-natl-budget-by-next-week

7. Vico Sotto leaves Aksyon Demokratiko, cites political differences

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/11/02/22/vico-sotto-leaves-aksyon-demokratiko

8. N. Korea fires more than 10 missiles, one close to S. Korea

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

https://mb.com.ph/2022/11/02/n-korean-missile-lands-close-to-s-korean-waters-for-first-time-seoul-military-says/

—Philippine Information Agency | PIA Monitoring Unit—