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TOP STORIES - Tuesday, November 1, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

1 November 2022, Tuesday, as of 4PM

1. ‘Paeng’ aftermath

- ‘Paeng’ death toll rises to 110; over 2 million persons affected

- Agri, infra damages from ‘Paeng’ breach P1 billion

- Some areas extend class suspensions due to 'Paeng' aftermath

- DepEd: At least 261 schools damaged by Paeng

- DSWD: Relief resources enough for residents hit by 'Paeng’

- Senate, House eye 2023 budget adjustment for areas hit by ‘Paeng’

[Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, GMA News, CNN Philippines, Rappler, DZRH & DZBB online, News5, ABS-CBN News, Philippine Star] ©PIA-PMU


2. Marcos visits ‘Paeng’-hit Maguindanao

- ‘There is climate change’: Marcos pushes for tree planting to prevent future flooding

- Marcos wants bureaucratic practices stopped in aid distribution to calamity victims

- Marcos to DSWD: Prioritize distribution of medicines in calamity-hit areas

- Marcos wants to establish DPWH district office in BARMM

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


3. Filipinos flock to cemeteries for ‘Undas’

- Undas observance generally peaceful —PNP

- Security tight at cemeteries, transport hubs for ‘Undas’

[ABS-CBN News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philippine Star, CNN Philippines, News5, GMA News, DZBB & DZRH online] ©PIA-PMU


4. Full face-to-face classes to start November 2

- PNP ready for full face-to-face classes, may extend highest security alert

- DepEd to allow voluntary wearing of face masks in classrooms

[GMA News, CNN Philippines, Inquirer, DZBB online, ABS-CBN News, Rappler] ©PIA-PMU



5. ‘Queenie’ weakens into tropical depression

[CNN Philippines, GMA News, ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer, Philippine Star, News5, Rappler] ©PIA-PMU


6. Oil prices down for 2nd week

[Philippine Star, CNN Philippines, GMA News, DZBB & DZRH online] ©PIA-PMU


7. Bar Exams to push through as scheduled

[Rappler, GMA News, Inquirer, CNN Philippines, ABS-CBN News, Philippine Star] ©PIA-PMU


—Philippine Information Agency | PIA Monitoring Unit