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TOP STORIES - Monday, January 9, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

9 January 2023, Monday, as of 9AM

1. Marcos on Feast of Black Nazarene: ‘Find new meaning’ in our passions, sufferings [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, News5, Philstar, ABS-CBN News, GMA News, CNN PHL]


2. Feast of Black Nazarene activities:

-‘Walk of Faith’ draws only a fraction of pre-pandemic Nazarene crowd

-69 receive medical attention from MMDA amid Black Nazarene activities

[ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News, One News, Rappler, Inquirer]


3. AFP units back Centino amid talk of unrest [ABS-CBN News, News5, One News, Rappler, Inquirer]


4. President appoints former DBM official to CHR [Manila Standard, Manila Times, CNN PHL, Inquirer]


5. BOC, PDEA seize ‘shabu’ worth P13.8M, 2 suspects arrested [Manila Bulletin, News5, Philstar, Inquirer]


6. Trough of LPA to bring rains to VisMin —PAGASA [Inquirer, CNN PHL, GMA News, ABS-CBN News]


7. Dams stop spill but floods persist in Bulacan, Isabela, Cagayan [CNN PHL, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer]


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