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TOP STORIES – Wednesday, May 10, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

10 May 2023, Wednesday, as of 9:00 a.m.

1. ASEAN Summit: 

-Marcos arrives at opening session of ASEAN Summit in Indonesia

-Marcos: Talks on Taiwan Strait 'unavoidable' at ASEAN Summit

-Marcos to hold bilateral talks with Vietnam, Laos, Timor Leste

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/869537/marcos-arrives-at-opening-session-of-asean-summit/story/?just_in

2. Plea for Veloso pardon still there, says Marcos in 2nd Indonesia trip [ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Rappler, Inquirer]

https://globalnation.inquirer.net/214847/plea-for-veloso-pardon-still-there-says-marcos-in-2nd-indonesia-trip

3. Marcos says reorganization in Cabinet looms after appointment ban [Manila Bulletin, Manila Times, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/869520/marcos-says-reorganization-in-cabinet-looms-after-appointment-ban/story/

4. DFA says Timor-Leste rejects Teves’ request for political asylum [CNN PHL, GMA News, Bombo Radyo, Manila Times, One News, Inquirer]

https://globalnation.inquirer.net/214856/dfa-says-timor-leste-rejects-teves-request-for-political-asylum

5. COVID-19 pandemic: 

-DOH: Pandemic not over, don’t be complacent

-DOH: COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers encouraged to apply for product registration

-IATF to submit COVID-19 recommendations to Marcos by Monday

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

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/05/10/2265115/doh-pandemic-not-over-dont-be-complacent

6. SWS: 47% of Filipinos agree it is dangerous to report content critical of Marcos admin [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, GMA News, CNN PHL]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/5/9/SWS-press-freedom-report.html

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