(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Sunday, 24 September 2023) Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affecting Southern Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ). Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to at times heavy rains. Light to moderate winds coming from Southwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 1.5 meters).

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]


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

[Inquirer, Philstar, GMA News, CNN PHL]


3. Betty now out of PH area of responsibility

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


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

[GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Inquirer]


5. Marcos orders geomapping to boost agri production

[GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin]


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

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


7. Duterte not keen on becoming anti-drug czar

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


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

[CNN PHL, Philstar, Manila Bulletin]


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