(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Monday, 26 February 2024) Easterlies affecting the eastern section of 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. Light to Moderate winds coming from East to Northeast will prevail with Slight to Moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).


TOP STORIES – Tuesday, March 14, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

14 March 2023, Tuesday, as of 9:00 a.m.

1. Cop found guilty of killing 2 teenagers in 2017 drug war [ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1742298/cop-found-guilty-of-2-teenagers-killing-in-2017-drug-war

2. SC dismisses rape, acts of lasciviousness cases vs Vhong Navarro [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Rappler, GMA News, CNN PHL, ABS-CBN News] https://news.abs-cbn.com/entertainment/03/13/23/supreme-court-dismisses-rape-acts-of-lasciviousness-cases-vs-vhong-navarro

3. Marcos wants government anti-human trafficking efforts strengthened, harmonized [Inquirer, Manila Standard, Manila Times, Philstar, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/863731/marcos-tasks-gov-t-agencies-to-boost-efforts-vs-human-trafficking/story/

4. Pump prices of diesel down, gasoline up [Philstar, Manila Standard, Inquirer] https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1742312/pump-prices-of-diesel-down-gasoline-up

5. Mindoro oil spill

-Japan donates gear, equipment for Mindoro oil spill clean-up

-PCG: Remotely operated underwater vehicle needed to clean up oil spill

[CNN PHL, OneNews, Manila Bulletin]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/863691/japan-donates-gear-equipment-to-the-philippines-for-oriental-mindoro-oil-spill-cleanup/story/

6. Entire Davao de Oro placed under state of calamity due to series of quakes [Manila Bulletin, Philstar, ABS-CBN News]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/03/13/23/entire-davao-de-oro-placed-under-state-of-calamity-due-to-quakes

7. LPA to bring rains to Mindanao [Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN News, GMA News]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/video/news/03/14/23/lpa-to-bring-rains-to-mindanao

8. House adopts resolution expressing condolences on death of Lualhati Bautista [ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Inquirer]

https://entertainment.inquirer.net/490412/house-adopts-resolution-expressing-condolences-on-death-of-lualhati-bautista

9. Padilla won’t ask Palace support for Charter change [CNN PHL, ABS-CBN News, Inquirer] https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1742295/padilla-wont-ask-palace-support-for-cha-cha

© Philippine Information Agency Monitoring Unit