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TOP STORIES - Monday, January 30, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

30 January 2023, Monday, as of 5PM

1. Marcos inks EO adopting Philippine Development Plan [BusinessWorld, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News]


2. Marcos’ youngest son to undergo legislative training as Romualdez’s intern [CNN PHL, GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Rappler, Philstar, News5]


3. War on drugs:

-Enrile calls for arrest of ICC investigators coming to Philippines

-Enrile: ICC has no sovereign power over the Philippines

-PNP to ICC: Respect Philippines' sovereignty, justice system

[Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, News5, CNN PHL, GMA News, ABS-CBN News]


4. Sara Duterte bares plans to address problems in basic education [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Rappler, CNN PHL, GMA News, ABS-CBN News]


5. Gasoline, diesel, kerosene prices up by over P1/liter in third straight week of hikes [Inquirer, Philstar, ABS-CBN News, GMA News]


6. OFW killed in Kuwait:

-Kuwait foreign minister condemns Ranara's murder

-Raffy Tulfo seeks review of PH, Kuwaiti accord on OFW deployment amid Ranara death

-Gov’t officials to meet with recruitment agencies to discuss improvements in monitoring OFWs

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


7. Council tags Doc Naty Castro, Alkhobar Group as terrorists [GMA News, Malaya, Daily Tribune, Rappler, RMN News]


8. Army forms court martial vs Durante, 6 others over Plaza killing [Manila Times, CNN PHL, ABS-CBN News]


9. PNP-ACG recommends making e-sabong illegal under law [Philstar, DZBB, CNN PHL, GMA News]


10. COMELEC urges public anew to register as voters’ registration deadline nears  [GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Malaya, Philstar, One News]


11. NDRRMC: Reported death toll due to bad weather now 43 [Inquirer, Manila Times, GMA News]


12. Public warned vs buying frozen eggs [DZBB, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times]


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