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TOP STORIES – Thursday, March 2, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

02 March 2023, Thursday, as of 5PM

 1. Adamson student's death from hazing:

-6 persons of interest in case of Adamson student's death attend inquest proceedings

-More suspects in Salilig hazing death surrender

-Remains of hazing victim John Matthew Salilig arrives home in Zamboanga

-CHR, NBI to conduct probes into Adamson student's hazing death

-PAO won’t help fratmen in John Matthew Salilig case due to conflict of interest

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


2. PAO bares another fatal hazing of engineering student in Cebu  [DZBB, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News, PhilStar, Inquirer]


3. Malaysia PM's visit in Manila:

-Marcos gifts Malaysian PM Anwar ‘Noli Me Tangere’ novel

-Malaysian PM Anwar calls on ASEAN 'to take action' on human rights violations in Myanmar

-Anwar conferred honorary doctorate by University of the Philippines

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


4. Transport strike:

-Senate holds hearing on PUV modernization and jeepney phaseout

-Poe proposes road tax use for add'l equity subsidy for PUV modernization program

-Angeles City LGU suspends in-person classes as transport strike looms

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


5. Oil spill spreads to other areas in Oriental Mindoro [Inquirer, Philstar, ABS-CBN News, GMA News, CNN PHL]


6. PCG: Possible debris of missing air ambulance spotted off Palawan [GMA News, DZBB, Inquirer]


7. 4 suspected NPA rebels killed in Negros Occidental clash [Manila Bulletin, Rappler, GMA News]


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