(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Thursday, 09 February 2023) Northeast Monsoon affecting Luzon. Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur and Dinagat Islands will experience Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to localized thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Moderate to Strong winds coming from Northeast will prevail with Moderate to Rough seas / (1.2 to 2.8 meters).


TOP STORIES - Tuesday, December 27, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

27 December 2022, Tuesday, as of 9AM

1. Mandatory SIM registration begins

-Server issues mar early hours of SIM registration

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https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2022/12/27/SIM-card-registration-error-Globe-Smart.html

2. Reported death toll due to heavy rains, floods rises to 13 —NDRRMC

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https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/855570/reported-death-toll-due-to-heavy-rains-floods-rises-to-13-ndrrmc/story/?just_in

3. Philippines records 5,690 new COVID cases, 172 deaths in past week

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https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/12/26/22/doh-5690-covid-cases-172-deaths-logged-in-past-week

4. Senate to prioritize Maharlika fund, public health bills in 2023

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https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2022/12/27/Senate-2023-priority-bills.html

5. Gas, kerosene prices up; diesel down

[PhilStar, Inquirer, CNN PHL] ©PIA-PMU

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2022/12/27/2233461/gas-kerosene-prices-up-diesel-down

—Philippine Information Agency | PIA Monitoring Unit—