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TOP STORIES – Sunday, May 28, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

28 May 2023, Sunday, as of 4:00 p.m.

1. Typhoon Betty update

-Signal No. 1 still up over 12 areas as Betty decelerates 

-Classes suspended in Cagayan due to typhoon Betty

-PH Ports Authority suspends trips due to Typhoon Betty

-OCD: P108M worth of non-food items, P244M quick response fund ready for Betty

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1775898/typhoon-bettys-slow-down-continues-but-signal-no-1-over-12-provinces-stays

2. Filipino cyclists hurt in hit-and-run incident in Kuwait; Driver surrenders 

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

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/05/28/2269699/filipino-cyclists-hurt-hit-and-run-incident-kuwait

3. MIF bill update 

-Senate to approve Maharlika Fund, other key bills before June 2 adjournment –Zubiri 

-Minority bloc vows to stop Senate passage of Maharlika bill 

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/871315/senate-to-approve-maharlika-fund-other-key-bills-before-june-2-adjournment-zubiri/story/

4. Marcos renews call for passage of national land use policy 

[CNN PHL, GMA News, Manila Bulletin]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/871324/marcos-renews-call-for-passage-of-national-land-use-policy/story/

5. Marcos forms inter-agency body on inflation, market outlook 

[CNN PHL, GMA News, Manila Bulletin]

https://mb.com.ph/2023/5/28/marcos-forms-inflation-market-outlook-inter-agency-body

6. President Marcos Jr., VP Sara grace grand launching of Pier 88 in Cebu 

[Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Sunstar]

https://mb.com.ph/2023/5/27/president-marcos-jr-vp-sara-grace-grand-launching-of-pier-88-in-cebu

7. PHL celebrates National Flag Day

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/multimedia/photo/05/28/23/celebrating-national-flag-day

8. Fallen US, Filipino soldiers honored on Memorial Day 

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/05/28/23/fallen-us-filipino-soldiers-honored-on-memorial-day

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