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TOP STORIES - Saturday, January 7, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

07 January 2023, Saturday, as of 4PM

1. Marcos puts Centino back as AFP chief; Bacarro out

[ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, Philstar, Inquirer, Rappler, Manila Bulletin, GMA News]©PIA-PMU


2. Marcos secures deals with China for cheaper fertilizers

[GMA News, Philstar, Inquirer]©PIA-PMU


3. First Lady warns people using her name in seeking gov’t positions

[Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, DZBB] ©PIA-PMU https://mb.com.ph/2023/01/07/first-lady-warns-people-using-her-name-in-seeking-govt-positions

4. Feast of the Black Nazarene:

- Thousands troop to Quirino Grandstand for Mass, 'Pagpupugay'

- Marcos declares January 9, a special non-working day in Manila

- Manila imposes liquor ban from Jan.7-9

[GMA News, News5PH, Inquirer, CNN PHL, ABS-CBN News, Philstar]©PIA-PMU


5. PAGASA monitoring LPA east of Mindanao; amihan, shearline rains persist

[GMA News, Philstar, ABS-CBN News, Inquirer]©PIA-PMU


6. Treatment of Remulla's son over drug case compared to De Lima

[CNN PHL, GMA News, Inquirer, ABS-CBN News]©PIA-PMU https://news.abs-cbn.com/video/spotlight/01/07/23/treatment-of-remullas-son-compared-to-de-lima

7. CHR reminds gov't: Pursuit of justice in fight vs illegal drugs means seeking accountability

[GMA News, CNN PHL,ABS-CBN News, inquirer, Philstar] ©PIA-PMU https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/01/07/2235958/chr-reminds-govt-pursuit-justice-fight-vs-illegal-drugs-means-seeking-accountability

8. Sandigan dismisses forfeiture cases of ex- AFP comptroller

[CNN PHL, Rappler, Philstar]©PIA-PMU


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