(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Friday, 22 September 2023) Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affecting Southern Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ). Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to at times heavy rains. Light to moderate winds coming from Southwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 1.5 meters).

TOP STORIES - Thursday, November 3, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

3 November 2022, Thursday, as of 5PM

1. 'Paeng' aftermath

-'Paeng' death toll hits 150; infra, agri damages now at P5.2B

-Prices of agri products up after Paeng onslaught - DA

-DPWH: Repair of Paeng-damaged roads, bridges may take 2-3 weeks

-MMDA deploys team to set up clean water source in ‘Paeng’-hit Maguindanao

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


2. DSWD-4A execs relieved over 'too many' requirements for 'Paeng' relief

[ABS-CBN News, DZBB, GMA News, RMN News, Rappler, News5] ©PIA-PMU


3. Pimentel: Realign confidential, intel funds for disaster response

[PhilStar, GMA News, Inquirer, News5] ©PIA-PMU


4. PHL debt stock swells further to P13.52T

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


5. BSP to match Fed policy tightening with 75bps hike in next meeting

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


6. Marcos thanks Japan for subway project, says it will improve Pinoys’ quality of life

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


7. Sandigan junks forfeiture cases vs late ex-CJ Corona: Assets not in SALN not ‘unexplained wealth’

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


8. Aguirre: Video shows no one forced Ragos to testify vs. De Lima

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


9. 2022 Bar exams to proceed; refund of fees allowed for those who can't take test

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


10. Teachers’ rep blasts DepEd: Optional masking dangerous amid cramped classrooms

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


11. First Lady Liza Marcos is new Chief Girl Scout

[Rappler, PhilStar, Manila Bulletin] ©PIA-PMU


12. Pasay City General Hospital wards reach full capacity

[GMA News, DZBB, Inquirer] ©PIA-PMU


13. 8 hurt in Bulacan fireworks explosion

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


14. Total lunar eclipse to grace PHL skies on Nov. 8

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


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