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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]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/3/13/17-cases-filed-degamo-slay.html

2. Marcos cites need to develop systems vs. cyberattacks

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/863651/marcos-cites-need-to-develop-systems-vs-cyberattacks/story/?just_in

3. Diesel, kerosene price rollback effective March 14

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/business/03/13/23/diesel-kerosene-price-rollback-effective-march-14

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

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/863668/makabayan-bloc-pushes-for-p750-daily-wage-hike-nationwide-for-private-sector-workers/story/?just_in

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

[ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin, Philstar]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/03/13/2251378/government-urged-pay-full-reparations-comfort-women

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

[News5, Rappler, CNN PHL, GMA News]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/3/13/MT-Princess-Empress-owner-statement.html

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

[Inquirer, CNN PHL, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/regions/863683/adiong-slay-try-batangas-barangay-chair-killing-cases-already-solved-azurin/story/?just_in

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

[Inquirer, Philstar, ABS-CBN News]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/03/13/23/private-school-students-suffer-learning-loss-due-to-pandemic-study

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

[Inqurer, Reuters, Business Standard]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1742083/uk-approves-increased-submarine-related-exports-to-taiwan-risking-angering-china

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