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TOP STORIES - Saturday, January 21, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

21 January 2023, Wednesday, as of 5PM

 1. Marcos’ Davos trip

-Marcos wraps up Davos trip: ‘We have positioned ourselves properly in global economy’

-Marcos says WEF mission accomplished, explains large delegation size

-Salceda’s surprise: Marcos presented ‘new, rewritten’ MIF to Davos attendees

-Diokno: Marcos’ WEF debut ‘path-breaking’

-PBBM meets with Filipinos from Switzerland and nearby countries in Zurich

-Bongbong Marcos to Switzerland OFWs: Thanks for your hard work, support

-PH was ‘star’ of Davos forum, says Romualdez

ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Rappler]

https://mb.com.ph/2023/01/21/marcos-wraps-up-davos-trip-we-have-positioned-ourselves-properly-in-global-economy

 2. PHL relations with US and China

-PH working to avoid getting ‘trampled’ by US and China

-PH, US agree to expedite completion of projects under EDCA 

-No need for new PH-US defense agreement, officials say

-PBBM: PH in ‘precarious balancing act’ between US, China

[Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, GMA News, ABS-CBN News, Philstar, Manila Times]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/858134/marcos-ph-working-on-ways-to-not-get-caught-between-us-china/story/

 3. Maharlika fund

-Marcos: Maharlika fund must be designed to fit PH condition

-No time to waste: Romualdez on ‘premature’ launch of Maharlika Investment Fund

-Lagman wants House MIF approval recalled after Salceda bares new version

-Tweaked anew, Maharlika now open to foreign, private funders 

-Salceda says 'reengineered' Maharlika fund drops BSP as funding source; eyes IPO

[ABS-CBN News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/money/economy/858140/marcos-maharlika-fund-must-be-designed-to-fit-ph-condition/story/

 4. Marcos Jr. taps Robinsons’ Frederick Go as investment adviser

[Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, CNN Philippines, Rappler, Manila Standard, GMA News]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/1/20/Marcos-taps-Robinsons-Land-CEO-as-economic-adviser.html

 5. Remulla: SC reasoning in Gigi habeas corpus may apply in Leila's case

-LP leader seeks De Lima's release after Enrile aide

-De Lima lawyers eyeing former senator's release

[ABS-CBN News, Inquirer, Philstar, GMA News, Manila Times]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/858114/remulla-sc-reasoning-in-gigi-reyes-habeas-corpus-may-apply-in-leila-de-lima-s-case/story/

 6. ‘Saddened and disturbed’: DepEd condemns stabbing incident in Culiat HS

Stabbing dead of student inside QC school disturbs DepEd

-QC gov't helps kin of HS student fatally stabbed in school

[Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN News, Philstar]

https://mb.com.ph/2023/01/20/13-year-old-boy-stabbed-dead-by-fellow-student-in-qc/

 

7. Fuel prices set to rise by P2.50 a liter, says DOE

[ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Inquirer, CNN PHL]

https://manilastandard.net/news/314298180/fuel-prices-set-to-rise-by-p2-50-a-liter-says-doe.html

 8. Two cops linked to alleged kidnapping of e-sabong master agent surrender

[Manila Bulletin, GMA News, ABS-CBN News, DZBB] https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/858152/two-cops-linked-to-alleged-abduction-of-e-sabong-master-agent-surrender/story/?just_in

 9. Voter registration conducted for over 300 PDLs at Manila City Jail

[ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin, News5, GMA News] https://mb.com.ph/2023/01/21/voter-registration-conducted-for-over-300-pdls-at-manila-city-jail/

 10. PCG starts probe as Chinese ship drove away Palawan fishermen in Ayungin Shoal

[Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN News]

https://mb.com.ph/2023/01/21/pcg-starts-probe-as-chinese-ship-drove-away-palawan-fishermen-in-ayungin-shoal/

 11. BI to reshuffle, cleanse ranks after finding out 3 personnel involved in human trafficking

- Six Cambodia-bound Pinoys intercepted, 4 BI personnel under probe

[ABS-CBN News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, DZBB]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1719167/bi-to-reshuffle-personnel-after-3-officers-linked-to-human-trafficking

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