(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Thursday, 09 February 2023) Northeast Monsoon affecting Luzon. Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur and Dinagat Islands will experience Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to localized thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Moderate to Strong winds coming from Northeast will prevail with Moderate to Rough seas / (1.2 to 2.8 meters).


TOP STORIES - Friday, December 9, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

9 December 2022, Friday, as of 9AM

1. PHL remains hotspot for child sexual exploitation - UN rapporteur, DOJ chief [Manila Bulletin, Philstar, ABS-CBN News, GMA News, CNN PHL] ©PIA-PMU

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2022/12/9/PH-remains-hotspot-for-child-sexual-exploitation.html

2. OCTA survey: Soaring commodity prices most urgent concern of Filipinos [Philstar, GMA News, CNN PHL] ©PIA-PMU

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2022/12/8/soaring-commodity-price-most-urgent-concern.html

3. Qatar accident:

-DFA confirms death of Pinoy worker in Qatar

-Qatar probing Filipino death at World Cup training site

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

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2022/12/8/DFA-confirms-death-of-Pinoy-worker-in-Qatar.html

4. HFMD cases continue to rise; Outbreak may be declared [ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin, Philstar] ©PIA-PMU

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2022/12/09/2229554/hfmd-cases-continue-rise

5. Trough of LPA to bring scattered rains over parts of north Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao [Manila Times, Rappler, CNN PHL, GMA News] ©PIA-PMU

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/scitech/weather/853961/trough-of-lpa-to-bring-scattered-rains-over-parts-of-north-luzon-visayas-mindanao/story/

6. Singer Jovit Baldivino passes away at 29 [Daily Tribune, DWIZ, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, ABS-CBN News, GMA News] ©PIA-PMU

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/showbiz/chikaminute/853970/singer-jovit-baldivino-passes-away-at-29/story/

—Philippine Information Agency | PIA Monitoring Unit—