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TOP STORIES – Tuesday, 20 June 2023

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

20 June 2023, Tuesday, as of 4:00 p.m.

MEDIA LITERACY | President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., during the opening ceremony of the 14th Edition of the International Conference of Information Commissioners in Pasay City on Monday, June 20, 2023, says the government will undertake a massive media literacy campaign to fight misinformation and disinformation. (MALACAΓ‘ANG PHOTO)
 1. CAMPAIGN VS. FAKE NEWS

-Marcos: Fake news has no place in Philippine society

-Marcos says Filipinos ‘suffer’ from disinformation, to launch media and information literacy campaign

-Marcos throws support behind ICIC

-Marcos urges all gov't branches to uphold FOI, transparency

[The Philippine Star, Philippine Daily Inquirer, The Manila Times, Daily Tribune, Pilipino Star Ngayon, Manila Standard, Manila Bulletin, Business Mirror, Pilipino Mirror, CNN Philippines]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1790417/marcos-no-place-for-fake-news-in-modern-society

2. Build better PPH, Marcos dares youth

-Study more, serve people, PBBM dares youth

[Daily Tribune, Manila Standard, Manila Bulletin, The Philippine Star, Bulgar]

https://tribune.net.ph/2023/06/20/build-better-phl-marcos-dares-youth/

3. MILITARY

-Commander-in-chief Marcos wants high-security military intel

-Bongbong warns of new AFP challenges

[The Philippine Star, Daily Tribune, Manila Standard, Pilipino Mirror, Business Mirror, ABS-CBN News]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/06/20/2275098/commander-chief-marcos-wants-high-security-military-intel

4. HEALTHCARE

-Universal health care tops Herbosa's priorities at DOH

-Herbosa assumes DoH post: 'It really feels like coming home'

-PhilHealth supervision transfer President’s call

-Government hospitals to employ nursing grads who failed board exams

-Herbosa sees PH nurses depleted in 3-5 years if exodus not addressed

[Philippine Daily Inquirer, Daily Tribune, The Philippine Star, Pilipino Star Ngayon, Manila Times, GMA News]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1790421/universal-health-care-tops-herbosas-priorities-at-doh

5. MAYON VOLCANO

-Mayon Volcano lava flow now 2.5 km long –PHIVOLCS

-Mayon Volcano unrest similar to 2014 eruption – PHIVOLCS chief

-DOLE allots P50M for Mayon-affected workers

-PAGCOR provides relief aid to residents displaced by Mayon's unrest

-Philippine Navy ship to provide drinking water to Mayon evacuees through desalination

-Gov wants evacuees from areas outside Mayon's permanent danger zone to go home

[GMA News, The Philippine Star, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times, Remate, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Rappler]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/scitech/science/873419/mayon-volcano-lava-flow-now-2-5-km-long-phivolcs/story/

6. Commuters brace for LRT fare hike

[Daily Tribune, The Philippine Star, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times, Manila Standard, Pilipino Mirror, Bulgar, People’s Tonight, Pilipino Star Ngayon]

https://tribune.net.ph/2023/06/20/commuters-brace-for-lrt-fare-hike/

7. PERCY LAPID SLAY CASE

P3 million reward up for arrest of Bantag, Zulueta

-DOJ: Informants will not get cash reward if Bantag is not convicted

-DOJ says confident ex-BuCor chief Bantag still in Philippines

[The Philippine Star, Pilipino Star Ngayon, Business Mirror, Manila Standard, Daily Tribune, Manila Times, Business Mirror, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN News]

https://www.philstar.com/nation/2023/06/20/2275160/p3-million-reward-arrest-bantag-zulueta

8. PHL competitive ranking slides

[Daily Tribune, The Philippine Star, Manila Standard, Manila Bulletin, Business Mirror, GMA News]

https://tribune.net.ph/2023/06/20/phl-competitive-ranking-slides/

9. NAIA REHABILITATION

Top PH CEOs push P267-B NAIA rehab proposal

Consortium: P267b offer will hasten airport rehab

[Manila Standard, The Philippine Star, Manila Times, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Business Mirror, Manila Bulletin]

https://business.inquirer.net/406299/top-ph-ceos-push-p267-b-naia-rehab-proposal

10. Shift to old school calendar gets teachers' support

[Philippine Daily Inquirer, The Philippine Star, Manila Standard, ABS-CBN News]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1790423/shift-to-old-school-calendar-gets-teachers-support

11. 7 BIFFs killed, SAF wounded in Maguindanao Sur clash

-MILF blasts state troops for killing of 7 members in Maguindanao del Sur

[Daily Tribune, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Business Mirror, Manila Bulletin]

https://tribune.net.ph/2023/06/20/7-biffs-killed-saf-wounded-in-maguindanao-sur-clash/

12. Decision reversal on amparo against NTF-ELCAC sought

-NTF-ELCAC ready to file response on Cordillera activists’ plea

[Daily Tribune, GMA News, Manila Standard]

https://tribune.net.ph/2023/06/20/decision-reversal-on-amparo-against-ntf-elcac-sought/

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