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TOP STORIES - Monday, January 9, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

9 January 2023, Monday, as of 5PM

1. Feast of Black Nazarene update

-Quiapo Church says Feast of Black Nazarene 2023 'successful'; Zero crime reported so far

-Even without Traslación, devotees line up for Black Nazarene feast celebration

-Nazareno 2023: Nearly 370K pack Quiapo Church, Quirino Grandstand – and counting

-Over 400 devotees need medical help during Black Nazarene feast — PRC

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


2. PNP shake up

-Nearly 600 generals, colonels heed call for courtesy resignation of PNP top brass

-PBGEN Romeo Caramat, Junior appointed as new PNP-CIDG chief

-PNP denies destabilization plot in AFP; probes ‘fake’ memo

-Abalos defends ‘appeal’ for courtesy resignation of top PNP officers

-NCR top cops pass surprise drug testing

[CNN PHL, Manila Standard, DZBB, Inquirer, GMA News, News5, Interaksyon, Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN News]


3. Marcos picks Galvez as DND chief; Accepts DND OIC Faustino’s resignation

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


4. Marcos vows to invest more on transpo projects; leads Metro Manila Subway project’s inauguration

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


5. Gasoline, diesel, kerosene prices down Tuesday

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


6. DOE projects Luzon Grid to be placed under Yellow Alert 12 times in 2023



7. Airport fiasco

Poe believes CAAP ‘almost 100% responsible’ for air traffic fiasco

-Grace Poe: ‘It is high time to modernize NAIA

-Institute reforms in CAAP after New Year’s Day technical glitch — Angara

[ANC, Manila Bulletin, GMA News News, DZBB]


8. Duterte calls for effective flood control, disaster response

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


9. Sandiganbayan convicts 2 ex-officials for PDAF misuse

[ABS-CBN News, Philstar, CNN PHL]


10. Alex Eala blows huge lead, suffers early exit in Australian Open

[Philstar, Rappler, GMA News, Inquirer]


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