(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Sunday, 23 June 2024) Southwest Monsoon affecting the western sections of Southern Luzon and Visayas. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—˜π—”π—§π—›π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: 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 Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—œπ—‘π—— 𝗔𝗑𝗗 π—–π—’π—”π—¦π—§π—”π—Ÿ π—ͺπ—”π—§π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Light to moderate winds coming from Southeast to South will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).


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 MalacaΓ±ang

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

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

2. Marcos lights Christmas tree in MalacaΓ±ang; says Filipinos remain blessed despite challenges

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

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

3. DepEd disallows involuntary contributions for Christmas parties

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

—Philippine Information Agency | PIA Monitoring Unit—