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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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/850181/reported-death-toll-due-to-paeng-now-150-ndrrmc/story/?just_in

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

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/11/03/22/2-opisyal-ng-dswd-4-a-ni-relieve-dahil-sa-reklamo

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

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

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2022/11/03/2221275/pimentel-realign-confidential-intel-funds-disaster-response

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

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

https://business.inquirer.net/371089/ph-debt-stock-swells-further-to-p13-52t

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

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/money/economy/850175/bsp-to-match-fed-policy-tightening-with-75bps-hike-in-next-meeting/story/?just_in

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

https://mb.com.ph/2022/11/03/arigato-marcos-thanks-japan-for-subway-project-says-it-will-improve-pinoys-quality-of-life/

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1688851/sandigan-junks-forfeiture-cases-vs-late-ex-cj-corona-assets-not-in-saln-not-unexplained-wealth

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/850186/aguirre-video-shows-no-one-forced-ragos-to-testify-vs-de-lima/story/?just_in

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

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2022/11/03/2221261/2022-bar-exams-proceed-refund-fees-allowed-those-who-cant-take-test

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

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1688785/teachers-rep-blasts-deped-optional-masking-dangerous-amid-cramped-classrooms

11. First Lady Liza Marcos is new Chief Girl Scout

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

https://mb.com.ph/2022/11/03/first-lady-liza-marcos-is-new-chief-girl-scout

12. Pasay City General Hospital wards reach full capacity

[GMA News, DZBB, Inquirer] ©PIA-PMU

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1688803/pasay-city-general-hospital-wards-reach-full-capacity

13. 8 hurt in Bulacan fireworks explosion

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1688878/8-hurt-in-bulacan-fireworks-explosion

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

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

https://mb.com.ph/2022/11/03/total-lunar-eclipse-to-grace-ph-skies-on-nov-8/

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