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TOP STORIES - Wednesday, November 2, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

2 November 2022, Wednesday, as of 9AM

1. Undas 2022:

-President Marcos, family pay respects to father during ‘Undas’

-Undas observance peaceful —PNP

-More than 400,000 individuals flock to Manila cemeteries on All Saints’ Day

[ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News, Daily Tribune, Manila Times, Rappler, Inquirer] ©PIA-PMU

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1688142/president-marcos-family-pay-respects-to-father-during-undas

2. Technical glitch hampers MRT-3 operations as commuters return to NCR after Undas weekend [ABS-CBN News, GMA News, CNN PHL] ©PIA-PMU

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2022/11/2/LTO-NCR-braces-for-influx-of-motorists--commuters-after-Undas.html

3. Some PNR trips delayed due to 'derailment incident' in Sta. Mesa, Manila [News5, ABS-CBN News, GMA News] ©PIA-PMU

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/metro/850045/some-pnr-trips-delayed-due-to-derailment-incident-in-sta-mesa-manila/story/?just_in

4. Marcos Jr. inspects Paeng-hit Maguindanao, cites need to address climate change; wants tree planting included in flood control projects

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/11/01/22/marcos-jr-cites-need-to-address-climate-change-during-maguindanao-visit

5. Deaths due to Paeng now at 112, says NDRRMC [ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Manila Times, Rappler, Inquirer] ©PIA-PMU

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1688105/deaths-due-to-paeng-now-at-112-says-ndrrmc

6. Muntinlupa Mayor calls out evacuees for damaging classroom facilities, leaving scattered trash [Inquirer, Philstar, CNN PHL] ©PIA-PMU

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2022/11/2/Mayor-calls-out-evacuees-for-damaging-classroom-facilities.html

7. PAGASA: Queenie weakens into LPA; trough triggers rain in parts of PHL [CNN PHL, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer] ©PIA-PMU

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1688266/former-td-queenies-trough-triggers-rain-in-parts-of-ph

8. Philippines reports 676 new COVID cases, lowest since June [Inquirer, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN News] ©PIA-PMU

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/11/01/22/ph-reports-676-new-covid-cases-lowest-since-june

9. Wearing a mask in classrooms will be optional —DepEd [GMA News, Business Mirror, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Inquirer] ©PIA-PMU

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1688136/deped-allows-voluntary-use-of-face-masks-inside-classrooms

10. WHO says monkeypox remains global health emergency [Daily Tribune, Manila Bulletin, GMA News] ©PIA-PMU

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/lifestyle/healthandwellness/850026/who-says-monkeypox-remains-global-health-emergency/story/

—Philippine Information Agency | PIA Monitoring Unit—