(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Tuesday, 18 June 2024) Southwest Monsoon affecting the western sections of Southern Luzon and Visayas. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—˜π—”π—§π—›π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—œπ—‘π—— 𝗔𝗑𝗗 π—–π—’π—”π—¦π—§π—”π—Ÿ π—ͺπ—”π—§π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Light to moderate winds coming from Southeast to South will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).

TOP STORIES – Wednesday, 26 July, 2023

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

26 July 2023, Wednesday, as of 5:00 p.m.

1. PBBM’s Malaysia visit:

-Marcos meets with Malaysia's king, PM Anwar in Kuala Lumpur

-Marcos cites need to reexamine PH, Malaysia ties towards post-pandemic recovery

-Marcos, Romualdez meet Filipino community in Malaysia

[BusinessMirror, Daily Tribune, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times, Philstar, Pilipino Star Ngayon, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News]


2. Weather disturbance:

-1 reported dead, 2 injured due to Typhoon Egay —NDRRMC

-Typhoon Egay makes a second landfall in Aparri, Cagayan —PAGASA

-‘Egay’ keeps strength; Signal No. 4 remains over parts of Cagayan, Apayao, Ilocos Norte

-Over 44,000 families affected amid 'Egay' onslaught

-Luzon power lines down due to Typhoon Egay

-Typhoon Egay leaves regional airports damaged, passengers stranded in seaports

[Manila Bulletin, Rappler, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, Inquirer, News5, Manila Times, PhilStar]


3. Gov’t prepares P173M for Egay response; power 93.53% restored — Bongbong Marcos [Inquirer, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN News, Daily Tribune, Manila Times, CNN PHL]


4. Marcos lauds Philippine women's football team over historic first win in World Cup [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times, Philstar, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News]


5. DBM submits 2024 national budget to Marcos [BusinessMirror, Manila Bulletin, Pilipino Mirror, Inquirer]


6. DMW chief goes on 2-week wellness, mourning leave [Manila Standard, GMA News, BusinessMirror, Inquirer, CNN PHL]


7. Paul Soriano on leave due to personal reasons —Garafil [GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Daily Tribune, Manila Times]


8. SC cites PAO Chief Acosta for ‘belligerence, disrespect;’ orders explanation [ABS-CBN News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, CNN PHL, GMA News]


9. Bilibid under red alert after prison fight leaves 1 dead [Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN News, GMA News]


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