(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Saturday, 22 June 2024) Southwest Monsoon affecting the western sections of Southern Luzon and Visayas. 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 rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Localized Thunderstorms. 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 Southeast to South will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).


TOP STORIES – Wednesday, May 17, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

17 May 2023, Wednesday, as of 5:00 p.m.

 1. Degamo slay:

-Murder complaints filed vs Teves over Degamo slay

-No info on Teves’ return to PHL, expulsion from House still an option —Sec Gen

-Alleged gunman supposedly used by Teves family in Dumaguete arrested in QC

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/05/17/23/teves-finally-faces-murder-raps-more-than-2-months-after-degamo-killing

2. Chinese fishing boat capsizes in Indian Ocean, 5 Pinoys among 39 missing crew [Daily Tribune, Inquirer, Manila Times, News5, Philstar, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/pinoyabroad/dispatch/870300/chinese-fishing-boat-capsizes-in-indian-ocean-5-pinoys-among-39-crew-members-missing/story/

3. Hontiveros wants gov’t officials in cahoots with agri smugglers charged, penalized [CNN PHL, GMA News, Inquirer, News5, Philstar, Rappler, Manila Bulletin]

https://mb.com.ph/2023/5/17/hontiveros-wants-gov-t-officials-in-cahoots-with-agri-smugglers-charged-penalized

4. Alleged POGO link to human trafficking in Clark sparks call for Senate probe [ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Daily Tribune, Inquirer]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1770190/alleged-pogo-link-to-human-trafficking-in-clark-sparks-call-for-senate-probe

5. Airport operations in the country back to normal after 2-hour airspace shutdown [DZBB, Inquirer, CNN PHL, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/870317/airport-operations-in-the-country-back-to-normal-after-2-hour-airspace-shutdown/story/

6. OFWs reminded after Pinay fell to death while cleaning window in Hong Kong [CNN PHL, Manila Bulletin, Daily Tribune]

https://tribune.net.ph/2023/05/17/ofws-reminded-of-sec-after-pinay-fell-to-death-while-cleaning-window-in-hong-kong/

7. Australian foreign minister hopes to advance Philippine relations to strategic partnership [CNN PHL, Manila Bulletin, Philstar]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/05/17/2266985/australian-foreign-minister-hopes-advance-philippine-relations-strategic-partnership

8. CA confirms appointments of PSG head Zagala, 48 others [Inquirer, Manila Bulletim, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/870333/ca-confirms-appointments-of-psg-head-48-others/story/

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