(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Thursday, 18 July 2024) At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 310 km East Northeast of Davao City (8.3°N, 128.2°E). Southwest Monsoon affecting the western sections of Southern Luzon and Mindanao. 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 LPA. Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to 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 Northeast to Northwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).


TOP STORIES – Thursday, March 9, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

09 March 2023, Thursday, as of 5PM

1. Joblessness, underemployment worsen to 4.8% in January as temporary holiday jobs fade

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

https://www.philstar.com/business/2023/03/09/2250416/joblessness-underemployment-worsen-january-temporary-holiday-jobs-fade

2. Missing Cessna plane in Isabela found with no survivors

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

https://mb.com.ph/2023/03/09/missing-cessna-plane-in-isabela-found-after-month-long-search/

3. COVID-19 vaccine wastage may exceed 50 million doses by end of March —DOH

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1740363/covid-19-vaccine-wastage-may-hit-50-million-doses-by-end-march

4. NDRRMC, member agencies conduct 1st quarter earthquake drill; Marcos participates too

[ABS-CBN News, GMA News, DZBB, DZRH, Philstar, Radyo Inquirer]

https://twitter.com/chonayu1/status/1633712316285063168

5. Palace bares 29 new appointments, including ex-DILG spokesman Malaya

[Inquirer, GMA News, ABS-CBN News]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/03/09/23/palace-bares-29-new-appointments

6. NEDA approves 194 infrastructure projects

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1740425/marcos-led-neda-board-oks-194-infra-projects

7. House, Senate leaders launch eCongress website for more responsive legislature

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/863306/house-senate-leaders-launch-econgress-website-for-more-responsive-legislature/story

8. PAGCOR terminates contract with third-party POGO auditor

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

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/3/9/pagcor-terminates-contract-third-party-auditor.html

9. Gov't eyes extension of SIM registration deadline

[GMA News, Inquirer, Philstar]

https://twitter.com/PhilippineStar/status/1633714935518867456

10. SC voids CBA provision setting lower retirement age for female crew than male

[Manila Bulletin, GMA News, Inquirer]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/863317/sc-voids-cba-provision-setting-lower-retirement-age-for-female-crew-than-male/story/

11. PNP consolidates ‘final pieces of evidence’ in Degamo slay case

[Inquirer, GMA News, Manila Bulletin]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/regions/863326/sta-catalina-negros-oriental-police-replaced-after-degamo-slay-pnp

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