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TOP STORIES - Thursday, November 3, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

3 November 2022, Thursday, as of 9AM

1. North Korea fires multiple ballistic missiles, residents in Japan told to shelter [ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times, Philstar, Rappler] ©PIA-PMU

https://www.rappler.com/world/asia-pacific/north-korea-fires-multiple-ballistic-missiles-november-3-2022/

2. 'Paeng' aftermath:

-Paeng death toll rises to 122 —NDRRMC

-Maguindanao death toll now at 63, says provincial admin

-Paeng damage, losses to agri climb to P2.74 billion

-NDRRMC: 3.3 million persons affected by Paeng's onslaught

-PAGASA: Rain expected in parts of Visayas, Mindanao due to LPA

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1688587/paeng-death-toll-rises-to-122-ndrrmc

3. NBI takes custody of person of interest in Percy Lapid slay [DZBB, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News] ©PIA-PMU

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/850151/nbi-takes-custody-of-person-of-interest-in-percy-lapid-slay/story/

4. MalacaƱang approves further easing of Philippine travel requirements [GMA News, Manila Times, Philstar, Rappler] ©PIA-PMU

https://www.rappler.com/nation/malacanang-approves-iatf-move-further-ease-travel-requirements/

5. DOH logs 775 new infections; active cases down to 18,689 [ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Inquirer] ©PIA-PMU

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1688552/doh-logs-775-infections-active-cases-down-to-18689

6. Face mask wearing now voluntary in workplaces in private sector —DOLE [Bombo Radyo, DWIZ, News5, ABS-CBN News] ©PIA-PMU

https://news.abs-cbn.com/business/11/02/22/wearing-of-masks-in-workplaces-in-private-sector-now-voluntary-dole

7. Monkeypox mostly spreads before symptoms appear, study suggests [CNN PHL, Philstar, Rappler, Manila Bulletin] ©PIA-PMU

https://mb.com.ph/2022/11/03/monkeypox-mostly-spreads-before-symptoms-appear-study-suggests/

8. PHL still among world’s worst countries in prosecuting killers of journalists [CNN PHL, Manila Times, Inquirer] ©PIA-PMU

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1688502/ph-still-among-worlds-worst-countries-in-prosecuting-killers-of-journalists

 —Philippine Information Agency | PIA Monitoring Unit—