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TOP STORIES - Monday, January 23, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

23 January 2023, Monday, as of 9AM

1. Makabayan solons seek 'immediate' suspension of onion importation [BusinessMirror, CNN PHL, GMA News, Malaya, Philstar]


2. DILG orders probe on reported harassment of onion farmer in Pangasinan [DZBB, CNN PHL, GMA News, ABS-CBN News]


3. Galvez attends his first flag raising ceremony as DND chief  [Manila Bulletin, CNN PHL, GMA News, ABS-CBN News]


4. SC to resume oral arguments on NCAP [BusinessMirror, Philstar, Inquirer]


5. Sulu elections:

-Low voter registration in Sulu partly due to unopposed bets –COMELEC exec

-Brownouts remain an election concern in Sulu, says COMELEC

[ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Inquirer]


6. DICT: Registered SIM cards now over 23M [CNN PHL, Manila Bulletin]


7. LPA trough, Amihan to cause rains over parts of the country [Inquirer, Philstar, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News]


8. 4.7 magnitude earthquake rocks Tarragona, Davao Oriental [CNN PHL, Inquirer] https://twitter.com/inquirerdotnet/status/1617304572426588160

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