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TOP STORIES - Monday, January 30, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

30 January 2023, Monday, as of 9AM

1. Bill allowing Marcos to suspend PhilHealth premium increase filed

[CNN PHL, Inquirer, Philstar, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Malaya]

https://malaya.com.ph/news_news/bill-allowing-marcos-to-suspend-philhealth-premium-increase-filed/?amp

2. Officials visit wake of slain OFW Jullebee Ranara; Kin asks for privacy, red roses [Business Mirror, Daily Tribune, Philstar, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/1/29/govt-officials-visit-jullebee-ranara-wake.html

3. Teams still trying to reach ‘white object’ seen amid Cessna plane search [DZBB, Inquirer, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/1/29/cessna-plane-search-white-object-isabela.html

4. COVID-19 infection:

-COVID positivity rate in Metro on slight uptick

-Philippines' active COVID-19 cases drop below 10K

-COVID-19 no longer public health emergency, says DOH adviser

[GMA News, Inquirer, Philstar, Malaya]

https://malaya.com.ph/news_news/covid-positivity-rate-in-metro-on-slight-uptick/

5. 1,339 foreigners deported in 2022 [CNN PHL, Daily Tribune, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Inquirer]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1722743/1339-foreigners-deported-in-2022

6. Some flights canceled due to bad weather [DZBB, ABS-CBN News, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/serbisyopubliko/transportation/859026/canceled-flights-on-monday-january-30-2023/story/

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