(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Tuesday, 18 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 31, 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

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

Photo by ANNA FELICIA BAJO

1. Maharlika Investment Fund

-Marcos assures public: State pension funds out in Maharlika

-NEDA’s Balisacan: Maharlika fund won’t increase PH debt

[Inquirer, CNN PHL, GMA News, Daily Tribune, ABS-CBN News, Philstar]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/money/economy/871634/marcos-no-intention-of-using-pension-funds-as-seed-funds-for-maharlika/story/

2. Degamo successor Guido Reyes dies; VG Sagarbarria takes place

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/05/31/23/degamo-successor-guido-reyes-dies

3. PHL debt balloons to record high P13.91T as of end-April 2023

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/money/economy/871629/ph-debt-balloons-to-record-high-p13-91t-as-of-end-april-2023/story

4. Marcos to Inday Sara on her 45th birthday: Ignore the ‘tambaloslos’

[Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, GMA News]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/05/31/23/ignore-the-tambaloslos-marcos-tells-vp-sara-on-her-birthday

5. Oriental Mindoro radio broadcaster shot dead; TF formed

[ABS-CBN News, DZBB, CNN PHL, Inquirer, Rappler, Manila Bulletin]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/regional/2023/5/31/Oriental-Mindoro-radio-broadcaster-shot-dead

6. Appointment

-DOTr names comms exec Hector Villacorta as LTO officer-in-charge

-Ex-DOTr chief, 85 other AFP officers secure CA nod

[ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Rappler, Inquirer]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1777384/dotr-names-comms-exec-hector-villacorta-as-lto-officer-in-charge

7. BSP expects May inflation to cool down further to 5.8% or stay at 6.6%

[Inquirer, ABS-CBN News, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/money/economy/871630/bsp-expects-may-inflation-to-cool-down-further-to-5-8-or-stay-at-6-6/story/

8. PBBM tells VP Sara: Don’t mind shameless people

[GMA News, Manila Times, Inquirer]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1777453/bongbong-marcos-tells-vp-sara-please-dont-mind-shameless-people

9. Court of Tax Appeals affirms acquittal Ressa and Rappler of their tax evasion cases

[Rappler, CNN PHL, Philstar]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/05/31/2270466/tax-appeals-court-affirms-ressa-rappler-holdings-corp-acquittal

10. DOJ, EU agency to establish working arrangements vs transnational crimes

[GMA News, Philstar, Manila Bulletin]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/05/31/2270445/doj-eu-agency-establish-working-arrangements-vs-transnational-crimes

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