(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Friday, 19 April 2024) Easterlies affecting the country. 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 partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms due to Easterlies. 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 Northeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).


TOP STORIES – Tuesday, March 7, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

07 March 2023, Tuesday, as of 5PM

1. PH inflation slightly eases to 8.6% in February

[PhilStar, Inquirer, GMA News Online, CNN PHL Online, News5, DZRH, Rappler, ABS-CBN News Online, Manila Bulletin]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/business/2023/3/7/psa-february-inflation.html

2. Philippine debt rises to P13.7-T as of January 2023

[PhilStar, ABS-CBN News Online, Inquirer, GMA News Online, Business Mirror, CNN PHL Online]

https://business.inquirer.net/389859/philippines-debt-stock-rose-to-new-high-of-p13-7t-in-january

3. Gov't to give P500 'ayuda' for 2 months to 9.3M households: Diokno

[ABS-CBN News Online, GMA News Online, Inquirer, CNN PHL Online, PhiStar, Business Mirror]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/03/07/23/ph-to-give-p500-inflation-ayuda-to-93m-families-for-2-months

4. Gov’t creates Cabinet-level panel on inflation, importation

[ABS-CBN News Online, CNN PHL Online, Manila Bulletin, PhilStar, BusinessWorld]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/business/03/07/23/govt-creates-cabinet-level-panel-on-inflation-importation

5. OIL SPILL

-House to probe Oriental Mindoro oil spill

-PCG says a month not enough for oil spill cleanup

-Antique town placed under state of calamity due to oil spill

-Oriental Mindoro oil spill now affecting tourist spots—DOT

-MT Princess Empress insured for $1 billion, says MARINA official

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

https://mb.com.ph/2023/03/07/house-panel-to-probe-oriental-mindoro-oil-spill

6. GOV. DEGAMO KILLING

- PNP sends 4 Degamo suspects to Camp Crame

- As PNP probes into source of guns in Degamo killing, ex-soldier nabbed for selling assault rifles in Negros Or.

[Rappler, ABS-CBN News Online, GMA News Online, Manila Bulletin]

https://www.rappler.com/nation/visayas/pnp-sends-suspects-degamo-killing-camp-crame/

7. Magnitude 5.9 earthquake rocks Davao De Oro

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/03/07/23/magnitude-59-quake-hits-davao-de-oro

8. Senate probes Adamson student’s hazing death

- Senators grill Adamson exec over Tau Gamma presence in campus

-Frat members rejected suggestion to bring Salilig to hospital —witness

-Zamboanga City council condemns Salilig hazing-slay

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1739352/senate-probes-adamson-students-hazing-death

9. BuCor defers plan to relocate headquarters to Masungi

[PhilStar, GMA News Online, Inquirer,  News5, Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN News Online, Rappler]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/climate-and-environment/2023/03/07/2249928/bucor-defers-plan-relocate-headquarters-masungi

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