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TOP STORIES - Tuesday, January 10, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

10 January 2023, Tuesday, as of 9AM

1. Feast of the Black Nazarene

-Over 564,000 devotees attended Nazareno 2023 masses in Quiapo Church

-DOH: 642 devotees treated amid Nazarene feast activities

[GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer, PhilStar, ABS-CBN News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/856813/black-nazarene-feast-draws-over-half-a-million-faithful/story/

2. COVID-19 infection

-DOH reports over 3K new COVID-19 cases from Jan 2-8

-OCTA: Nationwide COVID-19 positivity rate dips to 5.5%

[PhilStar, Manila Bulletin, GMA News, Inquirer, ABS-CBN News]

https://mb.com.ph/2023/01/09/doh-reports-over-3k-new-covid-19-cases-from-jan-2-8/

3. Court acquits 10 human rights defenders of perjury

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

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/1/9/hermogenes-esperon-perjury-karapatan-rural-missionaries-of-the-philippines-gabriela.html

4. Pinoys warned vs China rocket debris anew  

[PhilStar, Inquirer, Manila Times, GMA News]

https://www.philstar.com/nation/2023/01/10/2236468/pinoys-warned-vs-china-rocket-debris-anew-

5. PhilSA clarifies: Falling, burning object seen in Palawan towns likely a meteoroid

[Inquirer, CNN PHL, GMA News]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/1/9/UFO-over-Palawan-may-have-been-meteorite.html

6. DICT: Registered SIM cards exceed 16 million

[CNN PHL, GMA News, PhilStar]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/01/10/2236484/dict-161-million-sim-registrants

7. ‘You don’t have common sense?’ Villar berates BAI official over ‘excessive’ importation of pork

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

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/1/10/villar-bureau-of-animal-industry-pork-importation.html

8. PAGASA: LPA enters PAR, to cause widespread rain in PHL

[Inquirer, ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Manila Bulletin]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1714634/lpa-enters-par-to-cause-widespread-rain-in-ph

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