(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Monday, 04 March 2024) Northeast Monsoon affecting Luzon. 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 Easterlies/Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Moderate to strong winds coming from Northeast to East 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 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


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


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


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

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


5. DOH: Fireworks-related injuries climb to 25

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


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

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


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

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


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