(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Tuesday, 05 December 2023) Easterlies affecting 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. Moderate to Strong winds coming from East will prevail with Moderate to Rough seas (1.2 to 3.1 meters).

TOP STORIES – Monday, April 17, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

17 April 2023, Monday, as of 9:00 a.m.

Czech Republic Prime Minister Petr Fiala arrives at Villamor Air Base in Pasay City on April 16, 2023, for a two-day visit to the Philippines. Prime Minister Petr Fiala will meet President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., tomorrow in Malacañang Palace. Alfred Frias, PNA.

1. Czech PM in Manila for bilateral meeting with Marcos [Manila Bulletin, Philstar, CNN PHL, GMA News, ABS-CBN News]


2. Chinese ambassador’s remark about OFWs ‘misinterpreted,’ says embassy [GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Inquirer]


3. Hontiveros wants China envoy recalled over anti-Taiwan advice [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, GMA News]


4. Less than half of Philippine SIMs registered before April 26 deadline [Bombo Radyo, One News, Philstar, GMA News]


5. Weather:

-Hot Monday in most parts of PHL —PAGASA

-PAGASA: Slim chance of another storm until end of April

[CNN PHL, GMA News, Inquirer]


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