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TOP STORIES – Monday, February 13, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

13 February 2023, Monday, as of 5PM

 1. Chinese vessel pointed laser at Philippine ship in Ayungin Shoal —PCG

-AFP urges China to restrain forces after laser-pointing incident in Ayungin Shoal

-Hontiveros, Escudero urge DFA to protest China’s latest harassment vs PH Coast Guard

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/regions/860591/chinese-vessel-pointed-laser-at-philippine-ship-in-ayungin-shoal-pcg/story/?just_in

2. Makabayan bloc asks SC to nullify Marcos’ certification of Maharlika fund as urgent

[ABS-CBN News, Rappler, ANC Alerts, PhilStar, CNN PHL]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/2/13/makabayan-sc-petition-nullify-maharlika-fund-urgent-marcos.html

3. Charter Change

-Padilla: Pledges from Marcos' foreign trips won't materialize without Cha-cha

-Not a Marcos priority? Rodriguez says ‘independent’ House will continue Cha-cha talks

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1729015/filipinos-wont-feel-ph-progress-without-cha-cha-says-robin-padilla

4. Azurin: Advisory group eyes finishing review on PNP resignations in less than 3 months

[GMA News, Inquirer, CNN PHL]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/860604/azurin-advisory-group-eyes-finishing-review-on-pnp-resignations-in-less-than-3-months/story/

5. Diesel, kerosene prices down for second straight week Tuesday

[ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Inquirer, PhilStar, CNN PHL, News5, Manila Bulletin]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/money/companies/860595/diesel-kerosene-prices-down-for-second-straight-week-tuesday/story/?just_in

6. Transportation officials break ground for Camp Aguinaldo subway station

[GMA News, Inquirer, DZBB]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/860634/transportation-officials-break-ground-for-camp-aguinaldo-subway-station/story/?just_in

7. Death toll in Turkey, Syria quake tops 33,000; Turkey starts legal action against builders

-PHL looking for ways to help quake victims in Syria, says Marcos Jr.

-DFA: Over 50 Filipinos staying in Ankara shelter after Turkey-Syria quake

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1729016/death-toll-in-turkey-syria-quake-tops-33000-turkey-starts-legal-action-against-builders

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