(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Tuesday, 23 April 2024) Easterlies affecting the country. 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 Easterlies/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 East to Southeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).


TOP STORIES – Thursday, March 16, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

16 March 2023, Thursday, as of 9:00 a.m.

1. Degamo slay case:

-Teves seeks 2-month House leave due to ‘grave security threat’

-House panel orders Teves to explain failure to return to Philippines

-Teves, 2 sons charged over illegal possession of firearms

-March 16 declared a special non-working day in Negros Oriental

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

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/03/15/2251905/house-panel-orders-teves-explain-failure-return-philippines

2. Charter change:

-Romualdez responds to Zubiri: House rushing Cha-cha for country’s sake

-Padilla sets Cha-cha public forum, Speaker pushes economic reform

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

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/3/16/House-rushing-cha-cha-for-country.html

3. NCR jeepney minimum fare returns to P9 next month [Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, GMA News, ABS-CBN News]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/video/news/03/16/23/minimum-jeepney-fare-balik-p9-sa-metro-manila

4. North Korea launches missile ahead of South Korea-Japan summit

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/world/864047/north-korea-launches-missile-ahead-of-south-korea-japan-summit/story/?just_in

5. More parts of PHL to face rains due to LPA —PAGASA [Inquirer, GMA News, ABS-CBN News]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/03/16/23/more-parts-of-ph-to-face-rains-due-to-lpa-pagasa

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