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TOP STORIES – Thursday, 01 June 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

1 June 2023, Thursday, as of 9:00 a.m.

Selfie taken by Sen. Joel Villanueva shows the Senate majority bloc caucus on the Maharlika bill. Joining him are Senators Jinggoy Estrada, Alan Peter Cayetano, Robinhood Padilla, Bong Revilla, Sonny Angara, Sherwin Gatchalian, JV Ejercito, Ronald dela Rosa, Senate President Migz Zubiri, Loren Legarda, Nancy Binay, Mark Villar, Raffy Tulfo, Grace Poe, Cynthia Villar, Francis Tolentino, Pia Cayetano and Lito Lapid

1. Congress approves Maharlika; Bill awaits Marcos' signature [ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Philstar] https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/06/01/2270566/congress-approves-maharlika-

2. House suspends Teves for another 60 days [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times, Philstar, Rappler, ABS-CBN News, GMA News, CNN PHL]


3. Five more suspects in Degamo slay recant their testimonies [Daily Tribune, Malaya, ABS-CBN News, GMA News]


4. Remulla says alleged mastermind Miranda ‘directed’ recantations [Manila Bulletin, CNN PHL, GMA News]


5. House adjourns 1st regular session; Romualdez lauds chamber for accomplishments [Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Inquirer]


6. Senate ratifies bicam report on bill rationalizing veterans’ disability pension [GMA News, Inquirer, Philstar, Manila Bulletin]


7. 'Betty' downgrades into severe tropical storm, may leave PAR on Thursday [DZBB, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, ABS-CBN News, GMA News, CNN PHL]


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