(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Friday, 19 April 2024) Easterlies affecting the country. 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 rain showers or thunderstorms due to Easterlies. 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 East to Northeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).


TOP STORIES – Sunday, 02 July 2023

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

02 July 2023, Sunday, as of 4:00 p.m.

1. VP Sara lauds Marcos on first year as President

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/874568/vp-sara-lauds-marcos-on-first-year-as-president/story/?just_in

2. PBBM FIRST YEAR

-Reopening economy Marcos' key achievement in 1st year

-Navigating power rivalry: PH foreign policy during Marcos' first year

-Marcos able to craft 'very clear, definite' foreign policy in first year of presidency—political analyst

[The Manila Times, CNN Philippines, Manila Bulletin]

https://www.manilatimes.net/2023/07/02/news/national/reopening-economy-marcos-key-achievement-in-1st-year/1898758

3. DOT probes 'Love the Philippines' video over alleged use of 'non-original shots'

[CNN Philippines, Rappler, GMA News, ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin, PhilStar, Inquirer]

 https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/07/02/23/dot-says-investigating-ad-campaign-footage

4. DOT contractor apologizes for stock footage in 'Love the Philippines' video

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/874573/dot-contractor-apologizes-for-stock-footage-in-love-the-philippines-video/story/

5. HUNGER AND POVERTY

No empty promise: Marcos committed to end hunger

-PBBM vows to provide ‘better quality of life’

[The Philippine Star, Manila Bulletin, The Manila Standard, Manila Times ]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/07/02/2278107/no-empty-promise-marcos-committed-end-hunger

6. PBBM vows to improve public transpo

[Manila Standard, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Manila Times, Daily Tribune]

https://www.manilatimes.net/2023/07/02/news/national/marcos-vows-improved-public-transport-system/1898756

7. First family greets Marcos matriarch on her 94th birthday

-Bongbong wishes mom Imelda good health on 94th birthday

[GMA News, CNN Philippines, ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin]

https://mb.com.ph/2023/7/2/first-family-greets-marcos-matriarch-on-her-94th-birthday

8. BBM opens ‘BBB’ project sans Rody

-Marcos launches P46.8-billion road project in Davao City

[Daily Tribune, Philippine Daily Inquirer, PhilStar]

https://tribune.net.ph/2023/07/02/bbm-opens-bbb-project-sans-rody/

9. MAYON UPDATE

-Mayon lava flow advances 2.7 km from crater — Phivolcs

-PHIVOLCS tells residents in Mayon danger zone to prepare for possible evacuation

-NDRRMC: More than 41,000 individuals affected by Mayon unrest

-Mayon Volcano records 397 rockfall events, Alert Level 3 stays — PHIVOLCS

[Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Inquirer, PhilStar]

https://mb.com.ph/2023/7/2/mayon-lava-flow-advances-2-7-km-from-crater-phivolcs

10. PHOTOJOURNALIST AMBUSH INCIDENT

-Several suspects eyed in shooting of photojournalist, kin - PNP

-Wounded child in QC photojournalist ambush dies

[GMA News, Inquirer, ABS-CBN News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/metro/874563/several-suspects-eyed-in-shooting-of-photojournalist-kin-pnp/story/

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