(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Thursday, 09 February 2023) Northeast Monsoon affecting Luzon. Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur and Dinagat Islands will experience Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to localized thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Moderate to Strong winds coming from Northeast will prevail with Moderate to Rough seas / (1.2 to 2.8 meters).


TOP STORIES - Wednesday, January 11, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

11 January 2023, Wednesday, as of 9AM

1. SC voids 2005 joint oil exploration deal among PHL, China, Vietnam [Inquirer, ABS-CBN News, GMA News, CNN PHL]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/1/10/SC-voids-2005-joint-oil-exploration-deal-PH-China-Vietnam.html

2. Palace: Faustino knew change of leadership in AFP [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN News, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/856943/palace-faustino-knew-change-of-leadership-in-afp/story/

3. Marcos vows speedy distribution of land titles to farmer beneficiaries [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN News, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/856944/marcos-vows-speedy-distribution-of-land-titles-to-farmer-beneficiaries/story/

4. COVID-19 infection:

-Philippines records 332 new COVID-19 cases; active tally at 11,856

-COVID-19 cases may hit 700 by February if new variant enters —DOH

[Inquirer, Rappler, ABS-CBN News, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/856947/philippines-records-332-new-covid-19-cases-active-tally-at-11-856/story/

5. Weather update:

-11 dead from LPA rains, floods —NDRRMC

-Weekend LPA leaves over 200M in damage to infrastructure, agriculture

-Romualdez, Tingog party-list aid Davao Norte flood victims

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

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/01/11/2236737/11-dead-lpa-rains-floods

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