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TOP STORIES – Monday, February 27, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

27 February 2023, Monday, as of 5PM

1. Marcos: Continuing Kadiwa stalls answer to food crisis, high prices of commodities

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1735639/marcos-kadiwa-stalls-to-continue-expand-as-response-to-food-crisis-rising-commodity-prices

2. Marcos to DOTr: Finish Cebu BRT project within the target timeline, start ops in December

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/862154/marcos-to-dotr-finish-cebu-brt-project-within-the-target-timeline-start-ops-in-december/story/?just_in

3. Marcos ensures affordable monthly amortizations of housing projects

-Marcos tells DHSUD: Build 1M houses a year as promised

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/862165/marcos-ensures-affordable-monthly-fees-of-housing-projects-for-beneficiaries/story/?just_in

4. Jeepney, PUV groups to hold transport holiday next week

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/862171/jeepney-puv-groups-to-hold-transport-holiday-next-week/story/?just_in

5. House panel OKs substitute bill to implement con-con resolution

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1735664/house-panel-approves-substitute-bill-seeking-to-implement-reso-on-con-con

6. Makati City padlocks Smart headquarters due to alleged permit, tax violations

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/business/02/27/23/makati-shuts-smart-headquarters-due-to-alleged-permit-tax-violations

7. Gasoline, diesel, kerosene prices down Tuesday

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/money/companies/862143/gasoline-diesel-kerosene-prices-down-tuesday/story/?just_in

8. West PHL Sea

-PCG says to publicize all Chinese incursions in West Philippine Sea

-Hontiveros to DFA: Broker updated security pact with int’l partners to defend PH from China’s aggression

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/02/27/23/pcg-says-to-report-all-china-incursions-in-west-ph-sea

9. PNP directs units to secure government officials against ambushes, attacks

-Attacks vs elected officials 'isolated', not yet alarming, Azurin says

[GMA News, Inquirer, PhilStar, Manila Bulletin]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/02/27/2248018/pnp-directs-units-secure-government-officials-against-ambushes-attacks

10. Antitrust regulators say hard to prove cartels' involvement in onion price hike

[GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin]

https://www.philstar.com/business/2023/02/27/2248026/antitrust-regulators-say-hard-prove-cartels-involvement-onion-price-hike

11. PCG deploys air asset to aid in search of missing Taiwanese fishing ship

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

https://globalnation.inquirer.net/211489/pcg-deploys-air-asset-to-aid-in-search-of-missing-taiwanese-fishing-ship

12. Over 100 people hit with alleged food poisoning in Sulu after eating snacks provided by AFP —PDRRMO

[GMA News, DZBB, Manila Times, Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/regions/862141/over-100-people-hit-with-alleged-food-poisoning-after-eating-snacks-provided-by-afp-pdrrmo/story/?just_in

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