(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Saturday, 22 June 2024) Southwest Monsoon affecting the western sections of Southern Luzon and Visayas. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—˜π—”π—§π—›π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—œπ—‘π—— 𝗔𝗑𝗗 π—–π—’π—”π—¦π—§π—”π—Ÿ π—ͺπ—”π—§π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Light to moderate winds coming from Southeast to South will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).


TOP STORIES – Wednesday, February 15, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

15 February 2023, Wednesday, as of 9AM

1. Laser incident near Ayungin Shoal:

-Marcos summons Chinese envoy over Beijing’s ‘increasing’ actions vs. PCG, fishermen

-Australia, Japan raise concern with PHL over China’s laser light use

-Senators denounce China's latest 'act of hostility' in West PHL Sea

-PCG says China laser light use already 'second time'

-PHL can invoke Mutual Defense Treaty with US after Chinese laser incident —Carpio

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

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/2/14/Marcos-summons-Chinese-ambassador-China-actions-PH-Coast-Guard-fishermen.html

2. SWS: Marcos Jr. maintains 'very good' net satisfaction rating for Q4 2022 [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, CNN PHL, GMA News, ABS-CBN News]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/02/14/23/sws-marcos-jr-gets-very-good-net-rating-for-q4-2022

3. Marcos orders reorganization of Presidential Communications [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, CNN PHL, ABS-CBN News]

https://manilastandard.net/news/314305461/marcos-orders-reorganization-of-pco.html

4. Senate scuttles Charter-change bid as it backs Marcos Jr.’s stand [ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Inquirer]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1729807/senators-back-marcos-jr-s-non-prioritization-of-cha-cha

5. CA upholds dismissal of search warrants vs. red-tagged journalist, union organizer [Inquirer, Philstar, CNN PHL]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/2/15/CA-upholds-dismissal-of-search-warrants-vs-Salem-Espargo.html

6. SC affirms Degamo’s proclamation as Negros governor [ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin, Philstar]

https://www.philstar.com/nation/2023/02/15/2244956/supreme-court-affirms-degamos-proclamation-negros-governor

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