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TOP STORIES - Sunday, February 05, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

05 February 2023, Sunday, as of 4PM

 1. DOJ: UN expert to arrive in PH to help in probing wrongful death tragedies

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


2. Billionaire businessman and former Trade minister Roberto Ongpin dies at 86

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


3. Marcos vows to protect welfare of OFWs, strengthen partnerships with host countries

[GMA News, ABS-CBN News, SunStar, RMN News]


4. Slain OFW Jullebee Ranara's remains buried in Las Piñas

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


5. NEDA studying 206 big-ticket projects; more PPPs eyed

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


 6. Chinese ‘militia boats’ tail Philippine Navy vessel

[PhilStar, CNN PHL, Manila Bulletin, Bloomberg]


7. Chinese ‘spy balloon’ shot by US might be same UFO seen over Pangasinan – analyst

-China expresses 'strong dissatisfaction' over US shooting down balloon

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


8. Reprieve for Sibuyan Island residents as mining ops ordered to stop

[Inquirer, CNN PHL, ABS-CBN News]


9. Pulse Asia: Only 38 pct of Grades 1-3 favor local language as medium of instruction

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


 10. Bong Go, 3 other senators file bill seeking more benefits for ex-presidents

[Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, CNN PHL]


11. EJ Obiena captures gold medal in Orlen Cup

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


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