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TOP STORIES - Saturday, January 28, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

28 January 2023, Saturday, as of 4PM

1. Oil prices projected to increase anew on Jan. 31 [Inquirer, Daily Tribune, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, CNN PHL, GMA News, ABS-CBN News]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/business/01/28/23/oil-prices-projected-to-increase-anew-on-jan-31 

2. Remains of slain OFW in Kuwait now in PHL [ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News, News5, Daily Tribune, Rappler, Inquirer]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1722265/slain-ofw-ranaras-remains-now-in-ph

3. PHL war on drugs: 

-PHL justice chief says ICC drug war probe ‘not welcome, an irritant’

-CHR: New ICC bid for drug war probe chance to show high-level human rights commitment of PHL

[Inquirer, DZBB, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/858843/ph-justice-chief-says-icc-drug-war-probe-not-welcome-an-irritant/story/?just_in

4. Palace warns public vs scams offering positions in gov't [News5, GMA News, CNN PHL]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/1/28/Palace-warns-scam-offers-government-positions.html

5. SC: TRAIN law constitutional [GMA News, Inquirer, Philstar]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/01/28/2240758/sc-train-law-constitutional

6. SC: Ban on losing candidates as party-list nominees unconstitutional [Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Rappler, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/858857/sc-ban-on-losing-candidates-as-party-list-nominees-unconstitutional/story/

7. Rescuers zero in on possible location of missing Cessna [DZBB, DZRH, Philstar, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/1/28/rescuers-zero-in-on-missing-cessna-location.html

8. Magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolts Eastern Samar [ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Inquirer, Radyo Inquirer, Manila Times]

https://www.manilatimes.net/2023/01/28/news/magnitude-55-earthquakejolts-eastern-samar/1876238

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