(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Wednesday, 04 October 2023) At 3:00 AM today, the center of the eye of Typhoon "JENNY" {KOINU} was estimated based on all available data at 275 km East Northeast of Itbayat, Batanes (21.9°N, 124.2°E) with maximum sustained winds of 150 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 185 km/h. It is moving West Northwestward at 10 km/h. Southwest Monsoon affecting Central Luzon, Southern Luzon, and Visayas. 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 Southwest Monsoon / Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Light to moderate winds coming from South to Southwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).

TOP STORIES – Saturday, December 03, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

3 December 2022, Saturday, as of 4PM

1. Palace: Angping asks Marcos for personal time for self, family [ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News, Daily Tribune, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Manila Times, Philstar, Rappler, Inquirer] ©PIA-PMU


2. DOH: 44 million COVID-19 vaccine doses wasted in PHL [Business Mirror, Cebu Daily News, CNN PHL, GMA News, One News, Manila Bulletin, SunStar, Inquirer] ©PIA-PMU


3. Marcos says media important in uniting Filipinos, showing what gov't is doing [Radyo Inquirer, Remate, GMA News, ABS-CBN News] ©PIA-PMU


4. Marcos skips GoNegosyo event; First Lady announces P200,000 reward to 9 Kabayan awardees [Inquirer, News5, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News] ©PIA-PMU


5. SWS: 30% of Filipinos say quality of life improved in past 12 months [Daily Tribune, Rappler, GMA News, CNN PHL] ©PIA-PMU


6. Diesel, gasoline prices may drop as much as P2/liter next week [Manila Bulletin, GMA News, ABS-CBN News] ©PIA-PMU


7. P30M worth of ‘smuggled’ onions seized —DA [DWIZ, ABS-CBN News, GMA News, CNN PHL] ©PIA-PMU


8. Ex-MMA fighter yields P3.4-M worth of suspected shabu in Cebu City [ABS-CBN News, Cebu Daily News, Philstar, Remate, Manila Bulletin] ©PIA-PMU


9. Folayang falls vs Marques, loses 5th match in MMA [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, GMA News, ABS-CBN News] ©PIA-PMU


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