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TOP STORIES – Wednesday, 28 June 2023

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

28 June 2023, Wednesday, as of 4:00 p.m.

1. Gadon to stay as anti-poverty czar as Palace downplays disbarment [News5, Rappler, CNN PHL, GMA News, ABS-CBN News]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/06/28/23/gadon-to-stay-as-anti-poverty-czar-as-palace-downplays-disbarment

2. Gadon pitches ‘Batang Busog, Malusog’ feeding program [Bulgar, Daily Tribune, Manila Standard, Manila Bulletin, People's Journal, The Philippine STAR, Remate, Philippine Daily Inquirer]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1794061/gadon-pitches-batang-busog-malusog-feeding-program

3. DoT unveils new tourism slogan: ‘Love the Philippines’; Marcos urges Pinoys to be PHL tourism's top influencers [Bulgar, BusinessMirror, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Philippine Daily Inquirer, The Philippine STAR, Daily Tribune]

https://tribune.net.ph/2023/06/27/dot-unveils-new-tourism-slogan-love-the-philippines/

4. Marcos calls for selflessness, solidarity with Muslim community on Eid’l Adha [Rappler, Daily Tribune, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/874166/marcos-calls-for-selflessness-solidarity-with-muslim-community-on-eid-l-adha/story/

5. SC: BSKE resked unconstitutional, but polls must proceed in October [Abante Tonite, CNN PHL, Philippine Daily Inquirer, The Philippine STAR, Manila Standard]

https://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/314344206/sc-bske-resked-unconstitutional-but-polls-must-proceed-in-october.html

6. Over 2,700 ‘human trafficking’ victims rescued in Las Piñas [Bulgar, Daily Tribune,  Manila Standard, People's Journal, Pilipno Star NGAYON, Philippine Daily Inquirer, The Philippine STAR, Rappler]

https://www.rappler.com/nation/human-trafficking-victims-rescued-las-pinas-june-2023/

7. Reshuffle of top police officials halted by DILG [Abante Tonite, BusinessMirror, Daily Tribune, The Philippine STAR, Philippine Daily Inquirer]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1794070/reshuffle-of-top-police-officials-halted-by-dilg

8. PHL budget deficit in May narrowed by 16.7% to P122.2B [BusinessMirror, Daily Tribune, The Philippine STAR, Philippine Daily Inquirer]

https://business.inquirer.net/407422/ph-budget-deficit-in-may-narrowed-by-16-7-to-p122-2b

9. BBM okays reforestation office [Manila Bulletin, BusinessMirror, Daily Tribune]

https://tribune.net.ph/2023/06/28/bbm-okays-reforestation-office/

10. Grab mass layoff [People's Journal, Pilipino Star NGAYON]

https://www.philstar.com/pilipino-star-ngayon/bansa/2023/06/28/2277055/mass-layoff-sa-grab-nakaamba-solon-naalarma

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