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TOP STORIES - Wednesday, November 23, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

23 November 2022, Wednesday, as of 5PM

1. National Science and Technology Week 2022

-Marcos to Pinoy scientists, researchers: Stay in the Philippines

-Marcos: PH research and dev’t efforts must be coordinated, gov’t must give direction

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


2. Senate OKs P5.268T natl budget for 2023

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


3. Executive Secretary Bersamin, Finance chief Diokno secure CA nod

[ABS-CBN News Online, Inquirer, PhilStar, Manila Times, GMA News Online, ABS-CBN News Online, Rappler, DZBB Online, CNN PHL Online, DZMM Online, News5] ©PIA-PMU


4. DOJ preliminary investigation on Lapid murder case

-Wrong middle name in Bantag's subpoena stalls DOJ probe on Lapid-Villamor killings

-DOJ allows Bantag to file counter-affidavit on Percy Lapid, ‘middleman’ killings Dec. 5

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


5. Caloocan cop convicted of torture, planting of evidence in Carl-Kulot drug war cases

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


6. DTI records price hikes in Noche Buena items

[Inquirer, CNN PHL Online, News5, GMA News Online, ABS-CBN News Online] ©PIA-PMU


7. Marcos ‘seriously considering several people’ as DA chief, says Bersamin

[Inquirer, PhilStar, News5] ©PIA-PMU


8. NKTI emergency room reaches three times its full capacity

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



-Harris visit to PH meant to ensure peace in the region – envoy

-VP Kamala: Philippine visit shows US mindful of communities' needs

-Kamala visit a reiteration of US mutual defense commitments —Carpio

-PH, US alliance on a ‘very strong footing’ – DND

-Marcos, Biden may have a White House meeting in 2023 —Amb. Romualdez

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


 10. China: US-Philippines interactions 'shouldn't be damaging' to other nations' interests

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



-Kin of Maguindanao massacre victims still waiting for ‘full justice

-13 years on, NUJP says forgetting Maguindanao massacre 'still not an option'

[Rappler, PhilStar, News5, ABS-CBN News Online] ©PIA-PMU


 12. Pope Francis removes Tagle, other leaders from Caritas Internationalis

-Tagle reiterates sacking of Caritas leadership not about sexual abuse, financial mismanagement

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


 —Philippine Information Agency | PIA Monitoring Unit—