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Friday, December 23, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

23 December 2022, Friday, as of 9AM

1. Marcos declares Dec. 26 as special non-working day

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2. Marcos calls on LGUs to set up common fireworks areas for New Year

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3. Marcos names ex-SC associate justice Tinga as DBP chair

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4. Manila court issues release order for activist Reina Mae Nasino, 2 others

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5. COVID-19 infection

-Philippines posts 1,031 new COVID-19 cases

-Metro Manila’s 7-day COVID-19 positivity rate drops

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6. Basilan court finds alleged Spanish terrorist guilty of illegal firearm possession

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7. MMDA allows provincial buses on EDSA from December 24-January 2,2023

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