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TOP STORIES - Monday, December 19, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

19 December 2022, Monday, as of 9AM

 INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

1. NPA activities:

-CPP: NPA can ‘stage offensives’ while mourning for Joma Sison

-CPP says it's 'always open' to resumption of peace talks

-6 soldiers wounded in NPA landmine blast in Northern Samar

[ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, Manila Standard, Manila Times, Philstar, Inquirer] ©PIA-PMU

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1706518/cpp-npa-can-stage-offensives-amid-mourning-for-sison

2. Marcos extends tariff cuts for 1 year [ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times], BusinessWorld] ©PIA-PMU

https://www.bworldonline.com/top-stories/2022/12/19/493804/marcos-extends-tariff-cuts-for-1-year/

3. Maharlika fund bill:

-Safeguards in place for Maharlika bill, says House Speaker

-PSE chief backs creation of Maharlika fund to boost 'big ticket' investments

[ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, BusinessWorld, Inquirer, Philstar, Manila Times] ©PIA-PMU

https://www.manilatimes.net/2022/12/19/news/national/safeguards-in-place-for-maharlika-bill/1870895

4. Another piece of rocket debris found off Zambales [CNN PHL, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer] ©PIA-PMU

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1706524/another-piece-of-rocket-debris-found-off-zambales

5. Family of 10 dead in Muntinlupa fire [ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Inquirer, Philstar] ©PIA-PMU

https://www.philstar.com/nation/2022/12/19/2231702/family-10-dead-muntinlupa-fire

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