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TOP STORIES - Tuesday, December 27, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

27 December 2022, Tuesday, as of 5PM

1. Mandatory SIM registration

-DICT launches 24/7 SIM registration complaint center

-Telcos face glitches as SIM card registration begins

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/855583/dict-launches-24-7-sim-registration-complaint-center/story/

2. Marcos holding meetings on immediate response to widespread floods, says Palace

-Christmas floods' damage to agriculture pegged at P59.8M — NDRRMC

-PAGASA: Rainy weather to persist in parts of PH due to shear line

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

https://mb.com.ph/2022/12/27/marcos-holding-meetings-for-flooding-response-says-palace/

3. FDA grants emergency use authorization for bivalent vaccines of Pfizer, Moderna—DOH

[ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, DWIZ, ONE News, GMA News, Manila Bulletin] ©PIA-PMU

https://mb.com.ph/2022/12/27/fda-grants-emergency-use-authorization-for-bivalent-vaccines-of-pfizer-moderna-doh/

4. DOH asks Marcos to extend COVID-19 state of calamity

[ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, Daily Tribune, GMA News] ©PIA-PMU

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/12/27/22/doh-to-marcos-extend-covid-19-state-of-calamity

5. DOH: Fireworks-related injuries climb to 25

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

https://mb.com.ph/2022/12/27/marcos-holding-meetings-for-flooding-response-says-palace/

6. DA says no plan to import onions as prices hit P500/kg

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/money/economy/855592/da-says-no-plan-to-import-onions-as-prices-hit-p500-kg/story/

7. Pasig gov't orders closure of online gambling establishments

[GMA News, Inquirer, ANC Alerts] ©PIA-PMU

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/metro/855607/pasig-gov-t-orders-closure-of-online-gambling-establishments/story/?just_in

—Philippine Information Agency | PIA Monitoring Unit—