(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Wednesday, 04 October 2023) At 3:00 AM today, the center of the eye of Typhoon "JENNY" {KOINU} was estimated based on all available data at 275 km East Northeast of Itbayat, Batanes (21.9°N, 124.2°E) with maximum sustained winds of 150 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 185 km/h. It is moving West Northwestward at 10 km/h. Southwest Monsoon affecting Central Luzon, Southern Luzon, and Visayas. 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 Southwest Monsoon / Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Light to moderate winds coming from South to Southwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).

TOP STORIES – Monday, March 13, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

13 March 2023, Monday, as of 5:00PM

1. Degamo slay:

-17 cases filed vs suspects in Degamo slay; 13 more coming up

-Romualdez yet to hear from Teves; continues call to return to PHL

-Counsel says Teves will return to PHL once security concerns are addressed; Remulla allays fears

-House to begin inquiry on 'missing' Degamo PNP escorts March 14

-Senate panel defers hearing on Degamo slay, political killings 

-Degamo remains arrive in Siaton

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


2. Marcos cites need to develop systems vs. cyberattacks

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


3. Diesel, kerosene price rollback effective March 14

[News5, CNN PHL, GMA News, ABS-CBN News]


4. Makabayan bloc pushes for P750 daily wage hike nationwide for private sector workers

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


5. Hontiveros, CHR urge gov't for full reparation of comfort women following UN report

[ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin, Philstar]


6. Owner of sunken tanker in Mindoro apologizes, assures efforts in oil spill cleanup

[News5, Rappler, CNN PHL, GMA News]


7. Adiong slay try, Batangas barangay chair killing cases already solved —Azurin

[Inquirer, CNN PHL, GMA News]


8. Private school students suffer learning losses due to pandemic: study

[Inquirer, Philstar, ABS-CBN News]


9. UK approves increased submarine-related exports to Taiwan, risking angering China

[Inqurer, Reuters, Business Standard]


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