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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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/money/economy/853635/world-bank-upgrades-2022-cuts-2023-philippine-growth-projections/

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

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/12/06/22/marcos-orders-psa-to-fast-track-printing-of-digital-national-id

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/12/06/22/ph-loses-p22-billion-from-wasted-covid-19-vaccines

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

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/853660/doh-no-hand-foot-and-mouth-disease-outbreak-but-cases-rising

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-

repeal-of-nstp-in-favor-of-mandatory-civic-training/story/?just_in

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

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/853632/ex-batangas-vice-gov-ricky-recto-dies/story/?just_in

7. Luzon grid on yellow alert

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1701982/ngcp-luzon-grid-on-yellow-alert-due-to-forced-outage-derated-capacity

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

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1701993/fwd-marcos-jr-tells-doh-to-start-refocusing-on-general-public-health-concerns-prioritize-fight-vs-hiv-tuberculosis

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1701970/dict-chief-uy-hurdles-ca-panel-confirmation

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

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1701926/lawmakers-seek-to-remove-three-year-fixed-terms-for-some-afp-officials

11. POEA suspends deployment of OFWs to India

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

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2022/12/06/2228800/poea-suspends-deployment-ofws-india

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

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1702044/marcos-joint-order-on-farm-to-market-roads-to-be-signed-in-december

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

https://twitter.com/inquirerdotnet/status/1600009642712645633

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

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

https://entertainment.inquirer.net/475275/taguig-court-allows-vhong-navarro-to-post-p1-million-bail

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