(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Thursday, 23 May 2024) Easterlies affecting the country. 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 Easterlies. 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 East to Northeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).

TOP STORIES - Tuesday, December 6, 2022

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

6 December 2022, Tuesday, as of 5PM

1. Business/Economy

World Bank upgrades 2022, cuts 2023 Philippine growth projections 

-Revenue collection seen to surpass pre-pandemic level in 2022: Diokno

-Finance chief says reducing inflation impact 'top priority' of gov't

-Labor groups push for P100 wage increase amid rising prices

[CNN PHL, GMA News, Inquirer, ABS-CBN News, Philstar, Business World, News5] ©PIA-PMU


2.  Marcos orders PSA to fast track printing of digital national ID

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


3. Philippines loses P22 billion from wasted COVID-19 vaccines

- Establishment of Virology and Vaccine Institute of PH welcomed by vaccine expert

[Business Mirror, News5, Rappler, CNN PHL, ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin] ©PIA-PMU


 4. DOH: No hand, foot, and mouth disease outbreak, but cases rising

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


5. House eyes repeal of NSTP in favor of mandatory civic training

- Youth groups protest vs.  mandatory ROTC

[Manila Bulletin, GMA News, ABS-CBN News]  ©PIA-PMUhttps://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/853668/house-eyes-


6. Ex-Batangas vice governor Ricky Recto dies, 59

[Rappler, Inquirer, GMA News, DZBB, ABS-CBN News, Philstar, Manila Bulletin, Daily Tribune] ©PIA-PMU


7. Luzon grid on yellow alert

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


8. Marcos to DOH: Refocus efforts on general public health, make HIV, TB fight a priority

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


9. Cabinent Appointment/Confimation

-DICT chief Uy hurdles CA panel confirmation

-CA suspends confirmation hearing of DTI Sec. Pascual

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


10. Lawmakers seek to remove three-year fixed terms for some AFP officials

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


11. POEA suspends deployment of OFWs to India

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


12. Marcos: Joint order on farm-to-market roads to be signed in December

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


13. President Bongbong Marcos attends the Telco Summit 2022 at the PICC in Pasay City; Not good enough: Marcos laments slow PH web speed

- Marcos graces the 11th Arangkada Philippines Forum 2022 in Pasay City

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


14. Taguig court allows Vhong Navarro to post P1 million bail

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


—Philippine Information Agency | PIA Monitoring Unit—