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TOP STORIES – Thursday, May 11, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

11 May 2023, Thursday as of 9:00 a.m.

1. VP Duterte designated co-vice chair of NTF-ELCAC

[GMA New Online, Inquirer, ABS-CBN, CNN PHL Online, Philstar, Manila Bulletin, Rappler]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/869643/vp-duterte-designated-co-vice-chair-of-ntf-elcac/story/

2. 2023 ASEAN SUMMIT:

-As ASEAN geopolitics heat up, Philippines’ Marcos calls for decisive action

- ASEAN Meeting: Marcos Jr. says to raise need to finalize COC on S. China Sea

-‘ASEAN not immune to own challenges’

-Food sufficiency, security key to human security, Marcos tells ASEAN leaders

-Marcos calls for ASEAN support for 'nano businesses'

-PH-Vietnam trade, agri, tourism ties enhanced

[Rappler, Inquirer, PhilStar, GMA News Online, ABS CBN News Online, Manila Bulletin, CNN PHL Online, GMA News Online, Daily Tribune]

https://www.rappler.com/nation/marcos-jr-calls-decision-active-asean-geopolitics-heat-up

3. 'There's much potential': Marcos says PH, Laos to work closely on education, health

[ABS-CBN News Online, GMA News Online, CNN PHL Online]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/05/10/23/marcos-ph-laos-to-work-closely-on-education-health

4. ASEAN navies ratify guidelines for safety protocols, communication line

[ABS-CBN News Online, PhilStar, GMA News Online]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/05/10/23/asean-navy-chiefs-nagkasundo-sa-maritime-protocol

5. DEGAMO SLAY CASE

-Marcos may not push for Teves' return – Romualdez

-Romualdez tells Teves: Stop seeking asylum abroad, just come home

-Interpol notice issued vs. Arnie Teves, says Remulla

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

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/5/11/Marcos-may-not-push-for-Teves--return.html

6. Romualdez warns Teves may face a new disciplinary action

[Inquirer, Rappler, Manila Bulletin, PhilStar, GMA News Online, News5]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1767427/romualdez-teves-may-face-a-new-disciplinary-action

 7. 'Very possible': Marcos Jr, Timor Leste PM likely to discuss Teves' denied asylum request

[ABS-CBN News Online, GMA News Online, Rappler, Daily Tribune]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/05/11/23/marcos-timor-leste-pm-likely-to-discuss-teves-denied-asylum-request

8. DOJ eyes cancellation of Teves’ passport

[PhilStar, Inquirer, ABS-CBN News Online, Daily Tribune]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/05/11/2265417/doj-eyes-cancellation-teves-passport

9. WAGE HIKE

-‘About time we share’: After pro-biz measures, senators push wage hikes

--ECoP wants economic managers’ input on bill raising wages by P150

-P150 wage increase gaining traction — Revilla

[PhilStar, BusinessWorld, Rappler, Inquirer, Daily Tribune]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/05/11/2265415/senate-pass-bill-p150-wage-hike

10. GCASH GLITCH

-GCash points to 'sophisticated phishing'

-Revilla demands better e-wallet services after GCash glitch

-House probe sought on into ‘unauthorized fund cuts’ in Gcash

-Remulla on GCash woes: Glitches expected but correction more so

[GMA News Online, Daily Tribune, CNN PHL Online]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/money/companies/869675/gcash-points-to-sophisticated-phishing/story/

11. More pain, gov’t silence greet kin searching for 2 activists

[Inquirer, ABS-CBN News Online, PhilStar]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1767611/more-pain-govt-silence-greet-kin-searching-for-2-activists

12. COVID-19 CASES

-OCTA: Metro Manila COVID-10 cases may peak within 1 to 2 weeks

-COVID-19 positivity rate rises in Metro Manila, nationwide — OCTA

-DOH posts 1,476 COVID-19 cases; active infections increase to 12,706

[CNN PHL Online, GMA News Online, Inquirer]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/5/10/OCTA-Metro-Manila-COVID-19-cases-peak.html

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