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TOP STORIES – Sunday, December 04, 2022

 TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

4 December 2022, Sunday, as of 4PM

1. Bongbong Marcos leads gift-giving event for kids in Malacañang

[ABS-CBN News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, GMA News, CNN PHL, DZRH, News5] ©PIA-PMU


2. Marcos lights Christmas tree in Malacañang; says Filipinos remain blessed despite challenges

[GMA News, Inquirer, ABS-CBN News, News5] ©PIA-PMU


3. DepEd disallows involuntary contributions for Christmas parties

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


4. 100 metric tons of smuggled onions seized in Manila

-DA: Confiscated white onions to be sold at Kadiwa stalls

[Inquirer, GMA News, One News, ABS-CBN News, News5] ©PIA-PMU


5. COVID-19 vaccines procurement

-Tolentino: Filipinos have the right to know where, how COVID-19 vaccines were used

-Bong Go calls for transparency in COA audit of COVID-19 vaccines procurement program

[GMA News, DZBB, Manila Bulletin] ©PIA-PMU


6. UN rapporteur set to meet DOJ chief

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


7. 2 cops killed in Pampanga anti-drug ops; 3 suspects nabbed

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


8. Indonesia's Mount Semeru alert status raised to highest level after eruption

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


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