(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 – Friday, 02 June 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

02 June 2023, Tuesday, as of 9:00 a.m.

1. DEGAMO SLAY CASE

-Remulla unfazed by Degamo slay suspects' turnaround

-Remulla doubts Degamo slay suspects' torture claims, but says DOJ will investigate

-Recantations shows cover-up conspiracy among Degamo murder suspects -Remulla

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

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/6/1/remulla-degamo-slay-suspect-torture-doj-probe.html

https://news.abs-cbn.com/video/news/06/01/23/remulla-unfazed-by-degamo-slay-suspects-turnaround

2. OCTA: COVID-19 positivity rate in NCR down to ‘moderate’ 19.9%

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/871784/octa-covid-19-positivity-rate-in-ncr-down-to-moderate-19/story/

3. SC asked to require Maynilad, Manila Water to refund income tax passed on, collected from consumers

[Manila Bulletin, CNN PHL Online, Inquirer ]

https://mb.com.ph/2023/6/1/sc-asked-to-require-maynilad-manila-water-to-refund-income-tax-passed-on-collected-from-consumers

4. NCR WATER SUPPLY

-Water regulator reduces allocation for Maynilad, Manila Water

-MWSS: No water interruption despite limiting water allocation for NCR from Angat Dam

[ABS-CBN News Online, PhilStar, Manila Bulletin]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/video/news/06/01/23/water-regulator-reduces-allocation-for-maynilad-manila-water

6. PH TRILATERAL NAVAL DRILL

-PH coast guard kicks off first-ever drills with US, Japan

-Japan says naval drills with PH, US a ‘milestone’

[Inquirer, PhilStar, Manila Bulletin]

https://globalnation.inquirer.net/215472/pcg-kicks-off-first-ever-drills-with-us-japan

7. MINDORO BROADCASTER KILLING

-NBI ordered to probe radio broadcaster’s killing in Oriental Mindoro

-Radio commentator killer identified

-Manhunt underway for gunman in killing of Calapan City journalist

-Latest journo slay in PH worries int’l community

-CHR conducts own probe on killing of radio broadcaster in Oriental Mindoro

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

https://mb.com.ph/2023/6/1/nbi-ordered-to-probe-radio-broadcaster-s-killing-in-oriental-mindoro

8. MINDORO OIL SPILL

-Oriental Mindoro oil spill costs gov’t almost P1 billion — OCD

-All systems go for last phase of Oriental Mindoro oil spill cleanup

-Oil, grease traces slightly up in areas affected by oil spill—BFAR

-Final siphoning ops for Oriental Mindoro oil spill to take 20-30 days — task force

-DSWD eyes ₱127-M oil subsidy for Mindoro fisherfolk

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1778385/oriental-mindoro-oil-spill-costs-govt-almost-p1-billion-ocd

9. PH SEA Games medalists to receive cash incentives

[CNN PH Online, Manila Bulletin, GMA News Online]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/sports/2023/6/2/PH-SEA-Games-medalists-to-receive-cash-incentives.html

10. PAGASA: Wet, cloudy Friday in parts of PH due to ‘habagat’

[Inquirer, PhilStar, Manila Bulletin, CNN PHL Online]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1778558/fwd-betty-enhanced-habagat-to-bring-rains-in-most-parts-of-ph

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