(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Sunday, 21 July 2024) At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 135 km West Southwest of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro (13.1°N, 120.0°E). Meanwhile, another LPA was estimated based on all available data at 880 km East of Eastern Visayas (11.1°N, 133.8°E). 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 cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to Southwest Monsoon. Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to at times heavy rains. 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 Southwest to Southeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).

TOP STORIES – Thursday, March 2, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

02 March 2023, Thursday, as of 9AM

1. Malaysia PM's visit in Manila:

-Anwar, Marcos to boost defense, security ties

-Marcos, Anwar talk peace in South China Sea

-Marcos thanks Malaysia for role in peace process in Mindanao

[PhilStar, Manila Times, Business Mirror,  GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, CNN PHL]


2. Marcos to slain Adamson student: 'Justice will be served'

-Speaker offers P500k for arrest of hazing suspects

-CHR decries alleged hazing death of Adamson student, to conduct own probe

-7 suspects involved in alleged hazing death of Adamson student now under police custody

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


3. PUV modernization

-Jeepney phaseout deadline extended

-Week-long transport strike to push through, says group

-Review PUV modernization implementation – Marcos

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


4. Remulla to UN Human Rights Council: PHL will not tolerate 'external interference'

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


5. Oriental Mindoro oil spill

-PCG: Oil spill in Oriental Mindoro expands; tanker fully sinks

-21 protected marine areas may be affected by Mindoro oil spill

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


6. COMELEC halts Erwin Tulfo’s proclamation as party-list nominee due to DQ petition

[GMA News, Inquirer, CNN PHL, Rappler]


7. Medevac chopper with 5 on board goes missing in Palawan—CAAP

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


8. 3 of 4 Cessna plane crash victims in Bicol retrieved —mayor

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


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