(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Monday, 05 June 2023) Southwest Monsoon affecting the western section of Central and Southern Luzon. Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due Southwest Monsoon. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Light to Moderate winds coming Southwest to West will prevail with Slight to Moderate seas (1.0 to 2.1 meters).

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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