(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Wednesday, 06 December 2023) Easterlies affecting the eastern section of the country. Northeast Monsoon affecting Extreme Northern Luzon. Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to Easterlies. Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to at times heavy rains. Light to Moderate winds coming from East to Northeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).

TOP STORIES - Tuesday, February 07, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

07 February 2023, Tuesday, as of 5PM

1. Philippine inflation rose to 8.7% in January

-Marcos expects lowering of inflation rate after drop in prices of fuel, agri products

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


2. Turkey quake

-Philippines to send team, aid to quake-hit Turkey —Marcos

-248 Filipinos affected by 7.8-magnitude Turkey quake —envoy

-Turkey, Syria earthquake: Death toll rises to more than 4,300

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


3. Marcos leads 2023 nat'l tax campaign launch; urges Filipinos to pay correct taxes

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




4. Court clears two Japanese fugitives tagged in robbery ring, paving way for deportation

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


5. Forensic expert Dr. Tidball-Binz returning to PH to help Filipino forensic pathologists

-UN expert to launch forensic program for gov’t doctors, authorities — Remulla

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


6. Philippines to receive 300,000 additional bivalent COVID-19 vaccines

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


7. Philippines records first case of omicron subvariant XBB.1.5

[GMA News, ABS-CBN News, PhilStar]


8. Palawan is only province not free of malaria - DOH

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


9. Galvez clarifies ‘ROTC as cure for mental health’ statement

-DOH: ROTC curing mental health problems would vary for every learner

[Inquirer, CNN PHL, Manila Bulletin, GMA News]


10. ‘Moderate your greed,’ irate Romualdez tells agri product hoarders

[Manila Bulletin, CNN PHL, Rappler]


11. Jonvic Remulla named chef de mission to Paris Olympics

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


12. Tulfo wants liquor licenses to help curb teenage pregnancies

[Inquirer, DZMM, GMA News]


13. UP professor nabbed for non-remittance of SSS contribution released after posting bail – QCPD

[Manila Bulletin, News5PH, Inquirer, GMA News]


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