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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

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https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1701155/bongbong-marcos-leads-gift-giving-event-for-kids-in-malacanang

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

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https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/853427/marcos-filipinos-remain-blessed-despite-challenges/story/

3. DepEd disallows involuntary contributions for Christmas parties

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https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2022/12/4/deped-order-52-holiday-christmas-parties.html

4. 100 metric tons of smuggled onions seized in Manila

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

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https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/853456/da-confiscated-white-onions-to-be-sold-at-kadiwa-stalls/story/

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

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https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/853466/tolentino-filipinos-have-the-right-to-know-where-how-covid-19-vaccines-were-used/story/

6. UN rapporteur set to meet DOJ chief

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https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1700987/un-rapporteur-set-to-meet-doj-chief

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

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https://mb.com.ph/2022/12/04/3-suspects-in-murder-of-2-cops-in-pampanga-nabbed/

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

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/overseas/12/04/22/indonesias-mount-semeru-erupts-alert-status-raised-to-highest-level

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