(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Monday, 04 March 2024) Northeast Monsoon affecting Luzon. Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur, will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Easterlies/Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Moderate to strong winds coming from Northeast to East will prevail with moderate to rough seas (1.2 to 2.8 meters).

TOP STORIES - Monday, December 12, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

12 December 2022, Monday, as of 5PM

1. Marcos arrives in Belgium for ASEAN-EU Summit

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



-Marcos: Maharlika Fund advantageous ‘for sure’

-Marcos says Maharlika Wealth Fund to benefit PH: I wouldn’t have brought it up otherwise

-Marcos says PHL needs Maharlika funds

-Carpio: Maharlika is sovereign debt, not wealth, fund

-Congress urged to let BSP reach P200B capitalization before funding Maharlika

-No more ‘wealth’: Maharlika fund changed back to original name

-Urgency to pass Maharlika fund 'very disturbing', says nat'l scientist in economics

-Castro: GSIS, SSS fund may still be inserted in Maharlika fund after public anger wanes

-House panel approves Maharlika Fund bill changes; president won't be board chair

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


3. Marcos vows compliance with EMSA, assures gov't is doing everything

-Marcos says to bring up plight of Filipino seafarers in EU summit

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


4. GSP Plus

-Marcos to discuss Philippine tariff perks with EU

-Marcos to EU: Retain zero tariff on PH exports

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


5. Foreign direct investments see net inflows slip to $626 million in September

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


6. Philippines' COVID-19 cases in past week up by 7 percent

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


7. CA to bypass DSWD chief Erwin Tulfo over citizenship issue, libel conviction

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


8. Major fuel pump price rollback set Tuesday

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


9. OCTA: Kalinga’s 7-day positivity rate increased to 57.9%

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


10. Rosal maintains strength, accelerates from east of extreme northern Luzon

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


11. Senate approves bill granting Justin Brownlee Filipino citizenship

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


—Philippine Information Agency | PIA Monitoring Unit—