(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Friday, 24 May 2024) ๐—ง๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—–๐˜†๐—ฐ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ #AghonPH ๐—ฎ๐—ณ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐— ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—ผ. ๐‹๐จ๐œ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐„๐ฒ๐ž/๐œ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ž๐ซ: at 5:ooam this morning, at 340 km East of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur (08.6 °N, 129.4 °E ) ๐Œ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ: Moving West Northwestward at 30 km/h ๐’๐ญ๐ซ๐ž๐ง๐ ๐ญ๐ก: Maximum sustained winds of 45 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 55 km/h ๐–๐ข๐ง๐ ๐’๐ข๐ ๐ง๐š๐ฅ: as of 05:00am TCWS no.1 Dinagat Islands, Siargao Islands, and Bucas Grande Islands.


TOP STORIES – Wednesday, 7 June 2023

TODAY’S TOP STORIES (from online news monitoring)

07 June 2023, Tuesday, as of 5:00 p.m.

1. Marcos vows to ensure OFWs' welfare, safety; boost ties with host countries

- On National Migrant Workers Day, DTI commits to train, assist OFWs in putting up business in PH

[Daily Tribune, Manila Bulletin, GMA News, Inquirer, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, News5]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/pinoyabroad/dispatch/872261/marcos-vows-to-foster-ties-with-countries-hosting-filipino-migrant-workers/story/?just_in

2. Philippines eligible for visa-free travel to Canada

[Manila Bulletin, Manila Times, GMA News, Inquirer, Rappler, Daily Tribune, ABS-CBN News, Philstar, Business Mirror]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/pinoyabroad/dispatch/872257/philippines-included-in-canada-s-expanded-visa-waiver-program/story/?just_in

3. Volcanic activities update

-Taal Volcano ‘degassing’ continues: Phivolcs warns of volcanic smog, acid rain

-Vog affects Agoncillo, Batangas; classes suspended in 3 barangays

- DSWD readies packed goods in case situations in Taal, Mayon escalate

-LGUs ready for possible evacuation due to Mayon Volcano unrest —OCD

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

https://mb.com.ph/2023/6/7/taal-volcano-degassing-continues-phivolcs-warns-of-volcanic-smog-acid-rain

4. FFCCII officers’ oathtaking event

-Marcos highlights ‘critical partnership’ with Fil-Chinese groups to revitalize economy

-Bongbong Marcos promises improved tax administration

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/money/economy/872268/marcos-highlights-critical-partnership-with-fil-chinese-groups-to-revitalize-economy/story/?just_in

5. Marcos administers oath of newly-appointed officials

[News5PH, Inquirer, GMA News, Daily Tribune, Manila Bulletin]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/872279/marcos-administers-oath-of-newly-appointed-officials

6. NAIA agents lauded for P55m shabu haul

[Inquirer, Manila Standard, Remate, Pilipino Star, Manila Bulletin, Daily Tribune ] https://manilastandard.net/news/national/314337843/naia-agents-lauded-for-p55m-shabu-haul.html

7. Maharlika fund 'defective, poses serious risks' to economy

[CNN PHL, Rappler, Daily Tribune, Business Mirror, Philstar]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/business/2023/6/7/upse-maharlika-bill.html

8. Philippines on track to attain upper middle-income status — World Bank

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/money/economy/872299/philippines-on-track-to-attain-upper-middle-income-status-world-bank/story/?just_in

9. Degamo salay case/Teves suspension update

-Teves issues 'resign challenge' to Remulla

-Teves ordered to answer multiple murder charges

Preliminary investigation on Rep Teves’ murder, other criminal charges set June 13 – DOJ

-Teves’ lawyer says DOJ officials offered to pay one of Degamo slay suspects

[Manila Bulletin, CNN PHL, Daily Tribune, Manila Standard, Inquirer]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/6/7/teves-remulla-citizenship-timor-leste.html

10. NAIA may be privatized by Q1 of 2024; P141B in investment needed – DOTr 

[Inquirer, GMA News, ABS-CBN News, Daily Tribune, Rappler]

https://business.inquirer.net/404217/naia-may-be-privatized-by-q1-of-2024-p141-billion-worth-of-investment-needed-dotr

11. DOJ tells DOTr: LTFRB has no power to impou nd colorum vehicles

[ABS-CBN News, Rappler, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Daily Tribune, Business Mirror]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/06/07/23/doj-says-ltfrb-has-no-power-to-impound-colorum-vehicles

12. Pension, military modernization are new Defense chief Teodoro's priorities

[GMA News, Philstar, Manila Bulletin]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/872276/new-defense-chief-teodoro-says-marcos-first-order-is-to-push-for-mup-pension-reform/story/?just_in

13. Storm Chedeng update

-Landfall unlikely for ‘Chedeng’, but ‘habagat’ may strengthen — PAGASA

-OCD tells public: Repeat ‘Betty’ preps, brace for storm ‘Chedeng’

[Inquirer, Rappler, Philstar, Manila Bulletin]

https://mb.com.ph/2023/6/7/landfall-unlikely-for-chedeng-but-habagat-may-strengthen-pagasa

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