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TOP STORIES - Wednesday, November 16, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

16 November 2022, Wednesday, as of 5PM

1. Bongbong Marcos departs PH to join APEC Summit in Thailand

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

https://globalnation.inquirer.net/208363/marcos-jr-departs-ph-to-join-apec-summit-in-thailand

2. KADIWA NG PASKO LAUNCHING

-'Mahirap ang naging buhay': Marcos says more 'Kadiwa' stalls to sell cheaper produce

- Marcos: Kadiwa ng Pasko stores to sell cheaper goods, rice at P25 per kilo

-Caloocan gov’t launches ‘Kadiwa ng Pasko’ project

-First Lady launches ‘Kadiwa ng Pasko’ caravan in ParaƱaque

[ABS-CBN News Online, Manila Bulletin, Daily Tribune, Inquirer] ©PIA-PMU

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/11/16/22/marcos-more-kadiwa-stalls-to-sell-cheaper-produce

3. We are close to achieving P20 rice per kilo, Marcos says

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

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2022/11/16/marcos-rice-per-kilo-price-20.html

4. Marcos adds more holidays for 2023

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/851601/marcos-adds-more-holidays-for-2023/story/?just_in

5. 2 UN special rapporteurs to visit Philippines; CHR urges gov't to invite more

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/11/16/22/2-un-special-rapporteurs-to-visit-philippines

6. Reso creating oversight panel on intel, confi funds filed in Senate

 [GMA News Online, ABS-CBN News Online, Inquirer, CNN PHL Online]

 https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/851638/reso-creating-oversight-panel-on-intel-confi-funds-filed-in-senate/story/?just_in

7. OMBUDSMAN SUSPENDS NIA ADMINISTRATOR

-Suspended NIA administrator denies charges in Ombudsman case

-Suspended NIA chief calls for speedy disposition of complaint vs. employees

-Antiporda says NIA workers' complaints part of 'smear campaign'

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

https://mb.com.ph/2022/11/16/suspended-nia-administrator-denies-charges-in-ombudsman-case/

8. Vhong Navarro to be transferred to BJMP Taguig City Jail – NBI

[Inquirer, ABS-CBN News Online, PhilStar, Manila Bulletin, CNN PHL Online, Pilipino Star Ngayon, GMA News Online] ©PIA-PMU

https://entertainment.inquirer.net/472486/vhong-navarro-to-be-transferred-to-bjmp-taguig-city-jail-nbi

9. Trump launches 2024 US presidential run, getting jump on rivals

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/world/851587/trump-launches-2024-us-presidential-run-getting-jump-on-rivals/story/?just_in

10. Artemis I mission takes flight in historic leap forward for NASA's moon program

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

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/world/2022/11/16/artemis-1-launch-nasa.html

11. Brownlee’s PH naturalization application moves forward in House

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

https://mb.com.ph/2022/11/16/brownlees-ph-naturalization-application-moves-forward-in-house/

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