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TOP STORIES – Thursday, 01 June 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

1 June 2023, Thursday, as of 5:00 p.m.

1. Japanese financial institution interested in Maharlika fund —Palace

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/money/economy/871722/japanese-financial-institution-interested-in-maharlika-fund-palace/story/

2. 45% of Filipinos believe quality of life to get better in 12 months – SWS

[Inquirer, Philstar, GMA News, CNN PHL]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/6/1/45-percent-filipinos-quality-of-life.html

3. Betty now out of PH area of responsibility

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1778254/fwd-betty-now-out-of-par

4. Marcos conveys condolences to kin, friends of Negros Oriental Gov. Reyes

[GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Inquirer]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1778201/bongbong-marcos-conveys-condolences-to-kin-friends-of-negros-oriental-gov-reyes

5. Marcos orders geomapping to boost agri production

[GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin]

https://mb.com.ph/2023/6/1/marcos-orders-geomapping-of-all-agri-lands-to-increase-production

6. PHL, Japan, US coast guards start first-ever Kaagapay exercise

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/871756/philippines-japan-us-coast-guards-start-first-ever-kaagapay-exercise/story

7. Duterte not keen on becoming anti-drug czar

[Manila Times, ABS-CBN News, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/871723/ex-pres-duterte-not-keen-on-becoming-anti-drug-czar/story/

8. OCTA observes ‘moderate decrease' in COVID-19 positivity rate in Metro Manila

[CNN PHL, Philstar, Manila Bulletin]

https://mb.com.ph/2023/6/1/octa-observes-moderate-decrease-in-covid-19-positivity-rate-in-metro-manila

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