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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]


 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]


 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]


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

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


 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]


 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]



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

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


 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]


 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]


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