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TOP STORIES - Friday, November 4, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

4 November 2022, Friday, as of 5PM

1. Inflation quickens further to 7.7 percent in October, highest in nearly 14 years

-PSA: Inflation to surge further in November as Paeng damage seen to pull food prices

-Marcos orders cash aid, fuel discounts for members of vulnerable sectors

[ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Inquirer, Rappler, PhilStar, CNN PHL, Manila Bulletin, BusinessMirror, Interaksyon, News5, BusinessWorld, Manila Times] ©PIA-PMU

https://news.abs-cbn.com/business/11/04/22/inflation-hits-77-pct-in-oct-highest-in-almost-14-years

2. 'Paeng' aftermath

-Paeng death toll climbs to 154 — NDRRMC

-DOH: 15 healthcare facilities incur minor damage from Paeng

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

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2022/11/04/2221506/ndrrmc-paeng-death-toll-climbs-154

3. COVID-19 infection

-DOH: 3,939 COVID cases among 12-17 years old from Sept. 1 to Nov. 3

-OCTA sees COVID-19 cases to wane further this month

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1689316/doh-logs-around-3900-covid-19-cases-in-schools-nationwide

4. Blended learning allowed in schools with 'exceptional circumstances'

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/11/04/22/blended-learning-allowed-in-schools-with-exceptional-circumstances

5. DepEd reminds employees to avoid relationships, social media chats with students outside school

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/850283/deped-reminds-employees-to-avoid-relationships-social-media-chats-with-students-outside-school/story/?just_in

 

6. Sara Duterte cites importance of libraries in fight against misinformation

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/850306/sara-duterte-cites-importance-of-libraries-in-fight-against-misinformation/story/?just_in

7. Percy Lapid slay

-PNP, NBI to file more cases vs people involved in Percy Lapid case —DOJ's Remulla

-DOJ: Escorial, Bacoto unlikely to qualify for witness protection in Percy Lapid case

-Alleged 2nd middleman in Percy Lapid case denies knowing gunman

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/850293/pnp-nbi-to-file-more-cases-vs-people-involved-in-percy-lapid-case-doj-s-remulla/story/?just_in

 8. Gasoline price seen to go up; diesel, kerosene to roll back next week

[Inquirer, DZBB, GMA News] ©PIA-PMU

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/money/companies/850299/gasoline-price-seen-to-go-up-diesel-kerosene-t

 9. Angara eyes conversion of COVID-19 quarantine facilities into evacuation sites

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1689241/angara-eyes-conversion-of-covid-19-isolation-facilities-into-evacuation-sites

 10. 6 family members dead in Navotas fire

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

https://mb.com.ph/2022/11/04/6-die-in-navotas-fire/

 11. Twitter says layoffs to begin Friday

[GMA News, Inquirer, ANC Alerts, ABS-CBN News, Rappler] ©PIA-PMU

https://news.abs-cbn.com/business/11/04/22/twitter-says-layoffs-to-begin-friday

 12. North Korea fired artillery barrage overnight, Seoul says

-South Korea scrambles jets after detecting 180 North Korean warplanes north of border

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/world/850280/north-korea-fired-artillery-barrage-overnight-seoul-says/story/?just_in

 —Philippine Information Agency | PIA Monitoring Unit—nit—