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TOP STORIES - Tuesday, January 17, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

17 January 2023, Tuesday, as of 9AM

 1. Marcos at WEF:

-Seven PHL tycoons in Davos to support Marcos during WEF —Palace

-Marcos Jr.’s trip to WEF vital in boosting PH economy — economist

-Diokno introduces PHL sovereign fund to economic leaders in Switzerland

-Marcos says Asia-Pacific can prosper sans Cold War mentality

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


2. Missing Cebu activists:

-2 missing union workers found, groups demand accountability for abduction

-Labor group press DOLE, DOJ to act on attacks vs workers

-Authorities denying abduction in dev't workers' disappearance —father

-ILO urged to look into apparent abduction of Cebu development workers

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


3. Magalong slams SMNI owner, program hosts for red-tagging, eyes suit [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Rappler, CNN PHL, GMA News]


4. Murder case against Sandra Cam, son junked [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, GMA News, ABS-CBN News]


5. DOH’s weekly COVID-19 report: 2,934 more in PHL contract virus from January 9-15 [CNN PHL, GMA News, News5, Inquirer]


6. Magnitude 5.3 quake rocks Camarines Norte [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, News5, Rappler, DZMM, ABS-CBN News]



7. 2 LPAs now inside PAR; cloudy skies, rain to persist in parts of PHL —PAGASA [CNN PHL, GMA News, Inquirer]


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