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TOP STORIES - Wednesday, November 9, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

09 November 2022, Wednesday, as of 5PM

1. Percy Lapid slay

-New info in Percy Lapid slay: Bantag 'livid' that journo took photos of vehicles, house

-NBI says alleged Percy Lapid slay masterminds Bantag, Zulueta still in Philippines

-BuCor probes footage of inmates linked to Lapid slay case freely moving in Bilibid

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/11/09/22/percy-lapid-slay-bantag-livid-over-photos-journo-took

2. Remulla: PGH to do autopsy on 120 of 176 corpses of Bilibid inmates in Muntinlupa funeral home

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1691102/remulla-pgh-to-do-autopsy-on-120-of-176-corpses-of-bilibid-inmates-in-muntinlupa-funeral-home

3. PSA: Philippines' second quarter economic growth revised higher to 7.5 percent

[GMA News, ANC Alerts, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL] ©PIA-PMU

https://news.abs-cbn.com/business/11/09/22/ph-second-quarter-gdp-growth-revised-higher-to-75-pct

4. Philippine agriculture output up 1.8% in third quarter

[GMA News, Inquirer, PhilStar, Manila Standard] ©PIA-PMU

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/money/economy/850799/philippine-agriculture-output-up-1-8-in-third-quarter/story/

5. Bongbong Marcos, DOE execs discuss ways to ensure PHL energy security

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1691154/fwd-marcos-jr-doe-execs-discuss-ways-to-ensure-ph-energy-security

6. Marcos says drop in unemployment rate is due to admin’s efforts at job creation

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1691104/marcos-jr-attributes-admins-job-creation-efforts-for-recent-drop-in-ph-unemployment-rate

7. NDRRMC: Paeng death toll hits 159, agri damage climbs to P4.2 billion

[GMA News, ABS-CBN News, RMN News, Manila Times] ©PIA-PMU

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/11/09/22/paeng-death-toll-hits-159-agri-damage-now-at-p42-b-ndrrmc

8. Meralco raises electricity rates for November

[ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Inquirer, BusinessMirror, News5, Rappler] ©PIA-PMU

https://business.inquirer.net/371984/meralco-raises-electricity-rates-for-november

9. Authorities verifying sources of suspected Chinese rocket debris found in Mimaropa waters

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

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2022/11/9/Rocket-debris-aircraft-Mimaropa.html

10. Koko Pimentel to three gov’t agencies: Don’t start habit of secret, intel funds

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1691105/koko-pimentel-to-three-govt-agencies-dont-start-habit-of-secret-intel-funds

11. Bill to protect heterosexuals filed; LGBTQIA+ group calls it ‘a joke of a law’

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1691119/bill-to-protect-heterosexuals-filed-lgbt-group-thinks-it-will-be-a-joke-of-a-law

12. Australian sentenced to 129 years in Philippine child sex abuse case

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

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2022/11/09/2222585/australian-sentenced-129-years-philippine-child-sex-abuse-case-prosecutor

—Philippine Information Agency | PIA Monitoring Unit—