(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Wednesday, 06 December 2023) Easterlies affecting the eastern section of the country. Northeast Monsoon affecting Extreme Northern Luzon. Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to Easterlies. Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to at times heavy rains. Light to Moderate winds coming from East to Northeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).

TOP STORIES – Sunday, March 12, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

12 March 2023, Sunday, as of 4PM

1. Degamo slay

-Army deploys more soldiers in Negros Oriental after Degamo slay

-Assault rifle used in killing Degamo recovered from suspects

-Romualdez wants probe into absence of Degamo’s security the day he was killed

[GMA News, ABS-CBN News, News5, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, PhilStar, CNN PHL]


2. Marcos Jr. admin to head media literacy campaign vs misinformation, disinformation

[GMA News, Manila Bulletin, PhilStar]


3. Palace denies rumor of ES Lucas Bersamin’s resignation

[ABS-CBN News, Inquirer, Daily Tribune, PhilStar]


4. Mindoro oil spill

-Over 137,000 people affected by Mindoro oil spill – DSWD

-Japanese experts arrive to help in oil spill containment

-Mayors to consolidate raps vs vessel owner

[ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, PhilStar]


5. More suspects in 'Luffy' Japan robberies arrested in PHL

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


6. Carlos Yulo strikes gold in Baku with parallel bars masterclass

[GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, PhilStar]


7. Fire incidents

-Mandaluyong fire leaves 2 boys dead

-Fire strikes Baguio City Public Market

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


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