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TOP STORIES – Friday, March 10, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

10 March 2023, Friday, as of 5PM

1. PNP Academy graduation rites:

-Marcos to PNPA graduates: Be morally upright, catalysts to restore public’s trust to police

-Marcos shares stage with suspended BuCor chief Bantag as son receives diploma

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


2. Cases involving Teves:

-PNP: Guns, grenade, ammo seized as CIDG raids Rep. Teves’ property in Negros Oriental

-Gun ban imposed in Negros Oriental amid killings

-House Speaker rejects extension of Teves' travel authority

-More troops to be deployed vs ‘lawless violence’ in Negros Island —DND, AFP

[DZBB, DZRH, Inquirer, Philstar, Manila Bulletin, GMA News]


3. Power rates to go up in March, says Meralco

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


4. FDI inflows at $634-M in December, down by 76.2 pct

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


5. Tensions at West PHL Sea:

-Chinese security vessel orders Philippine plane carrying media to 'leave'

-PCG: Fewer Chinese vessels near Pag-asa Island, Sabina Shoal

-China says US-PH military alliance endangers regional peace, stability

-Some Chinese militia vessels near Pagasa Island leave, but navy, coast guard ships remain – PCG [MB]

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


6. Xi Jinping handed third term as China's president

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


7. Ouster of WHO regional director in Manila won't affect PHL

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


8. Marcos orders establishment of PHL Heart Center in Clark

[GMA News, Philstar, Manila Bulletin]


9. Marcos receives election summit report from COMELEC



10. De Lima attends hearing for remaining drug case

[DZBB, ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin, Rappler]


11. AFP eyes review of transition program for ex-soldiers

[Manila Bulletin, Philstar, ABS-CBN News]


12. Cops arrest 3 more suspects in Adiong ambush

[DZBB, GMA News, ABS-CBN News]


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