(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Wednesday, 19 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 – Saturday, March 11, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

11 March 2023, Saturday, as of 4PM

1. Degamo shooting

-AFP taps '2 brigades, 6 battalions' in serving warrants to Degamo slay suspects

-4 to 5 more suspects in Degamo shooting still being hunted —police

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


2. Mindoro oil spill

-PCG sends letter seeking US help in Mindoro oil spill cleanup

-PCG open to receiving Chinese assistance to contain Mindoro oil spill, says chief

-19,000 families affected by oil spill; DSWD to continue giving food packs —Sec. Gatchalian

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


3. West Philippine Sea

-DFA chief says PHL to continue protecting sovereignty peacefully

-PH coast guard now allowed to make public West PHL Sea incidents: official

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


4. Remains of six Isabela plane crash victims recovered

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


5. Marcos encourages Pinoy scientists to inspire youth to pursue careers in science, tech

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


6. Marcos backs voter education in K-12 curriculum

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


7. Gov't to 'study, submit' reply on UN panel's views on comfort women issue

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


8. Hazing complaint vs. suspects in Salilig’s death submitted for resolution

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


9. Mixed fuel price adjustments expected next week

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


10. DSWD signs agreement with DMW for Saudi OFWs cash aid

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


11. Quake-hit Syria to receive $200,000 in humanitarian aid from PHL

[Inquirer, GMA News, Manila Bulletin]


12. PCG saves 5 Japanese crew from tilted fishing vessel off Oriental Mindoro

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


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