(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Monday, 04 March 2024) Northeast Monsoon affecting Luzon. 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 Easterlies/Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Moderate to strong winds coming from Northeast to East will prevail with moderate to rough seas (1.2 to 2.8 meters).


TOP STORIES – Friday, 9 June 2023

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

09 June 2023, Friday, as of 5:00 p.m.


Pedestrians walk at a crossing in Makati City on July 12, 2022. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

1. Unemployment dips in April, but underemployment rises

[CNN PHL, GMA News, Inquirer, Rappler, BusinessWorld, ABS-CBN News, News5, Manila Bulletin, PhilStar]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/business/06/09/23/unemployment-dips-in-april-but-underemployment-rises

2. MAYON VOLCANO

-Albay declares state of calamity due to Mayon Volcano unrest

-5,000 Guinobatan residents to be evacuated amid Mayon Volcano activities, vice mayor says

-Phivolcs warns of ash fall, potential lahar flow from Mayon Volcano

-Mayon rockfall events double in last 24 hours — Phivolcs

-DA Bicol advises farmers to move animals in safer areas amid Mayon activities

[Rappler, GMA News Online, Manila Bulletin, CNN PHL, DZBB Online]

https://www.rappler.com/nation/luzon/albay-declares-state-of-calamity-due-to-mayon-volcano-unrest/

3. Marcos orders gov't agencies to conserve water as El Niño looms

[PhilStar, GMA News, Inquirer, CNN PHL]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/06/09/23/marcos-to-govt-agencies-conserve-water-as-el-nio-looms

4. LTO faces driver’s license backlog of close to 700,000

[Inquirer, GMA News, BusinessWorld, Pilipino Mirror, Inquirer]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1781222/lto-drivers-license-backlog-jumps-to-nearly-700000

5. Typhoon Chedeng maintains strength; moderate to rough seas possible

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

https://www.rappler.com/nation/weather/typhoon-chedeng-southwest-monsoon-update-pagasa-forecast-june-9-2023-11am/

6. Power outage again hits NAIA-3 a month after Labor Day disruption

[CNN PHL, GMA News, Rappler]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/6/9/naia-terminal-3-power-outage.html

7. Magnitude 4.1 quake jolts Compostela, Davao de Oro

[DZBB, ABS-CBN News Online]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/06/09/23/magnitude-41-na-lindol-yumanig-sa-davao-de-oro

8. COA: PET in 'unnecessary indebtedness' of P5 million to Marcos, P8 million to Robredo

[ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/06/09/23/coa-pet-in-unnecessary-indebtedness-of-p5-m-to-marcos-p8-m-to-robredo

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