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TOP STORIES – Tuesday, 13 June 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online and print news monitoring)

13 June 2023, Tuesday, as of 5:00 p.m.

Residents exercise as Mayon volcano spews white smoke in Legaspi City, Albay on June 7, 2023. Charism Sayat, AFP
1. Volcanic activities:

-PHIVOLCS: Mayon unrest may take months as thousands stay in evacuation centers

-Thousands more residents to be evacuated if Mayon danger zone is extended, mayors say

-Classes in 18 schools suspended due to Mayon Volcano’s unrest —DepEd

-Marcos tasks gov't agencies to check need for financial aid for Mayon-affected families

-Mayon Volcano unrest forces evacuation of 10,000 farm animals in Albay

-PHIVOLCS records slight activity from Mt. Kanlaon

-LGUs ready for possible evacuation if Taal, Kanlaon become more active –NDRRMC

[GMA News, CNN PHL, Manila Times, Inquirer, Philstar, One News, ABS-CBN News, Daily Tribune, Remate, DZBB]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/06/13/23/phivolcs-mayon-volcano-unrest-may-take-months

2. PHL independence:

-Marcos: Philippines won’t be subservient to any external force

-Never again subservient? But foreign powers linger near West PH Sea, says Makabayan

- Countries greet Philippines on 125th Independence Day

[Business Mirror, Daily Tribune, Manila Standard, Manila Times, Philstar, Inquirer, Malaya]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/video/news/06/12/23/marcos-ph-will-never-be-subservient-again-to-foreign-powers

3. PHL Post issues Independence stamps

[Manila Times, Journal News, Manila Standard]

https://journalnews.com.ph/pbbm-receives-commemorative-independence-day-phlpost-stamps-from-postmaster-general-carlos/

4. Marcos in vin d'honneur: My duty to steer to growth felt by all

[GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Daily Tribune]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/872769/marcos-in-vin-d-honneur-my-duty-to-steer-to-growth-felt-by-all

5. Sara, Tulfo, Leni lead presidential survey

[GMA News, Inquirer, Philstar, Manila Times]

https://www.manilatimes.net/2023/06/13/news/sara-tulfo-leni-lead-presidential-survey/1895701

6. Duterte in Brunei:

-Duterte visits Brunei as SEAMEO president

-Sara Duterte checks out Brunei education best practices which may be applied in PH

[CNN PHL, GMA News, Philippine Star]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/6/12/sara-duterte-brunei-seameo.html

7. Single parents, breastfeeding moms included in gov't food stamp program: officials

[Rappler, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News, News5]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/06/13/23/solo-parents-breastfeeding-moms-included-in-food-stamp-program

8. COVID-19 update

-DOH logs 6,630 COVID-19 infections from June 5 to 11

-NCR COVID-19 positivity rate decreased to 11.6% — OCTA

-Herbosa: Administration of bivalent vaccines must be done immediately

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/06/12/23/philippines-logs-6630-covid-19-cases-from-june-5-11

9. DNA samples from crime scene matched 4 Degamo slay suspects, says lawyer

[DZBB, GMA News, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, Rappler]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/872812/dna-samples-from-crime-scene-matched-3-degamo-slay-suspects-says-lawyer/story/?just_in

10. Taguig asks SC to probe Binay's remarks on alleged reopening of BGC case

[GMA News, CNN PHL, Philstar, Rappler, ABS-CBN News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/metro/872801/taguig-asks-sc-to-probe-binay-s-remarks-on-alleged-reopening-of-bgc-case/story/

11. Quezon now insurgency free

[Philstar, People’s Journal, Pilipino Mirror]

https://www.philstar.com/nation/2023/06/13/2273396/quezon-province-now-rebel-free

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