(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]


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]


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


4. House OKs constitutional convention bill on final reading

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


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

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


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]


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]


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]


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


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


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