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TOP STORIES – Wednesday, March 8, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

08 March 2023, Wednesday, as of 5PM

1. Transport strike:

-Marcos wants to ensure no one loses job in PUV modernization, thanks groups for ending strike

-DOTr’s Bautista: We never recommended immediate phaseout of traditional jeepneys

[Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, News5, Rappler, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/863161/marcos-wants-to-ensure-no-one-loses-job-in-puv-modernization-thanks-groups-for-ending-strike/story/

2. Marcos hopes cleanup of Mindoro oil spill will not take more than 4 months [ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Inquirer]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1739900/marcos-hopes-cleanup-of-mindoro-oil-spill-will-not-take-more-than-4-months

3. Marcos launches 'Kadiwa ng Pangulo Para sa Manggagawa' in QC

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/video/business/03/08/23/marcos-jr-launches-kadiwa-ng-pangulo-para-sa-manggagawa-in-quezon-city

4. Marcos honors 'exemplary' government workers

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/03/08/23/marcos-honors-exemplary-government-workers

 

5. Marcos shares fighter jet experience: Matagal ko nang gustong gawin 'yun [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, ABS-CBN News, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/863167/marcos-shares-fighter-jet-experience-matagal-ko-nang-gustong-gawin-

6. Bayawan police force relieved amid hunt for suspects in Degamo slay [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Rappler, ABS-CBN News, GMA News, CNN PHL]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/3/8/bayawan-city-police-station-relieved.html

7. International Women's Day:

-VP Duterte pushes for inclusive digital education for women

-Group launches Women's Day protests at Liwasang Bonifacio

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/spotlight/03/08/23/sara-duterte-seeks-inclusive-digital-education-for-women

8. Zubiri denies rumors of supposed ouster as Senate president

[ABS-CBN News, DZMM, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philstar]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/03/08/2250191/zubiri-denies-rumors-supposed-ouster-senate-presidentyun/story/

9. BAI confirms ASF cases in Carcar; Cebu to impose strict border control [ABS-CBN News, Philstar, Manila Bulletin]

https://mb.com.ph/2023/03/08/cebu-to-impose-strict-border-control-vs-asf/

10. Dry run for motorcycle lanes along Commonwealth Avenue starts March 9 [Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/3/8/MMDA-motorcycle-lanes-dry-run-Commonwealth.html

11. Senate panel rules out sabotage, cyberattack in New Year’s day airport fiasco [ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin]

https://mb.com.ph/2023/03/08/senate-panel-rules-out-sabotage-cyberattack-in-new-years-day-airport-fiasco/

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