(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Friday, 24 May 2024) ๐—ง๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—–๐˜†๐—ฐ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ #AghonPH ๐—ฎ๐—ณ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐— ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—ผ. ๐‹๐จ๐œ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐„๐ฒ๐ž/๐œ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ž๐ซ: at 5:ooam this morning, at 340 km East of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur (08.6 °N, 129.4 °E ) ๐Œ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ: Moving West Northwestward at 30 km/h ๐’๐ญ๐ซ๐ž๐ง๐ ๐ญ๐ก: Maximum sustained winds of 45 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 55 km/h ๐–๐ข๐ง๐ ๐’๐ข๐ ๐ง๐š๐ฅ: as of 05:00am TCWS no.1 Dinagat Islands, Siargao Islands, and Bucas Grande Islands.


TOP STORIES – Wednesday, March 15, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

15 March 2023, Wednesday, as of 9:00 a.m.

1. Philippine government seeks suspension of ICC drug war probe [Rappler, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/863906/philippine-government-seeks-suspension-of-icc-drug-war-probe/story/

2. Palace reminds public of 5-day break in April as nation observes Holy Week, Araw ng Kagitingan [ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1742810/palace-reminds-public-of-5-day-break-in-april-as-nation-observes-holy-week-araw-ng-kagitingan

3. PAGASA announces end of La Niรฑa [ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News, Inquirer, Philstar, Manila Bulletin]

https://mb.com.ph/2023/3/15/pagasa-announces-end-of-la-nina

4. House OKs constitutional convention bill on final reading

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/03/14/23/house-oks-constitutional-convention-bill-on-final-reading

5. House panel lifts contempt order vs cold storage facility execs

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1742751/house-panel-lifts-contempt-order-vs-cold-storage-facility-execs

6. COVID-19 pandemic:

-Delivery of COVID-19 bivalent jabs facing ‘slight delay’—DOH

-15.3M doses of COVID-19 vaccines expiring in next 7 months

-DOH tallies 983 new COVID-19 cases from March 6 to 12

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

https://mb.com.ph/2023/3/14/delivery-of-covid-19-bivalent-jabs-facing-slight-delay-doh

7. PHL, US to hold first live-fire exercises in West PHL Sea at largest ever war games [GMA News, Inquirer, Philstar, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times]

https://www.manilatimes.net/2023/03/14/news/ph-us-to-hold-first-live-fire-exercises-in-scs-at-largest-ever-war-games/1882731

8. Mindoro oil spill:

-Senators to ask PBBM who will orchestrate gov’t response to oil spill

-DOH: 122 people fall sick due to oil spill in Oriental Mindoro

[CNN PHL, GMA News, Manila Bulletin]

https://mb.com.ph/2023/3/14/villar-senators-to-ask-pbbm-who-will-orchestrate-gov-t-response-to-oil-spill

9. Bill giving president powers to suspend PhilHealth premiums hike OK’d in 2nd reading [GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1742731/bill-giving-president-powers-to-suspend-philhealth-premiums-hike-okd-in-2nd-reading

10. Bersamin says resignation rumors part of 'black propaganda' [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN News]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/03/14/23/bersamin-resignation-rumors-part-of-black-propaganda

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