(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Tuesday, 25 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 – Saturday, 17 June 2023

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

17 June 2023, Saturday, as of 4:00 p.m.

(Photo credit to ALI VICOY/MANILA BULLETIN)

1. Mayon Volcano unrest

-Mayon continues 'very slow' effusion of lava, stays under alert level 3

-Speaker backs ‘community pantry’ project for Mayon evacuees

[ABS-CBN News, GMA News, BusinessMirror, Manila Standard, Manila Times, Philstar, Manila Bulletin]

https://mb.com.ph/2023/6/16/mayon-continues-in-very-slow-effusion-of-lava-stays-in-alert-level-3-1

2. Removal of oil from Princess Empress ‘complete’ – PCG

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

https://www.rappler.com/nation/removal-recovery-oil-mt-princess-empress-complete-philippine-coast-guard-june-17-2023/

3. Afghan refugees:

-DFA: No deal yet on Afghan refugees

-VP Sara opposes plan for PHL to host Afghan refugees

-'Sleepers' worry Imee, intel community

[Inquirer, BusinessMirror, Manila Standard, Philstar]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/06/17/2274498/dfa-no-deal-yet-afghan-refugees

4. Marcos: China urea donation testament to improving ties

[BusinessMirror, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times, Manila Standard]

https://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/314340814/marcos-china-urea-donation-testament-to-improving-ties

5. Marcos won’t give up agriculture post yet [Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Manila Times, Philstar, Inquirer]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1789395/marcos-wont-give-up-agriculture-post-yet

6. De Lima case:

-Judge in De Lima case inhibits

-UN experts renew call to free De Lima after bail denial

[ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Manila Times]

https://www.manilatimes.net/2023/06/17/news/national/judge-in-de-lima-case-inhibits/1896367

7. Oil price rollback seen next week [ABS-CBN News, GMA News, CNN PHL]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/6/17/oil-price-roll-back-forecast-061723.html

8. Chinese navy ship tails BFAR vessel in WPS [Rappler, Manila Standard]

https://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/314340797/chinese-navy-ship-tails-bfar-vessel-in-wps.html

9. Bivalent vaccines rolled out next week [Manila Standard, Philstar]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/06/17/2274482/bivalent-vaccines-rolled-out-next-week

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