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TOP STORIES – Sunday, 09 July 2023

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

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

Chinese fishing vessels are spotted idling near Iroquois Reef last June 2023. Photo by the Armed Forces of the Philippines Western Command

1. Philippines to keep exposing Chinese incursions

 [ABS-CBN News, Philippine Star, GMA News, Daily Tribune, Manila Bulletin]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/07/09/23/philippines-to-continue-to-expose-chinese-incursions

2. Imee Marcos: Gov’t should monitor entry of US planes, Chinese ships into PH territory equally

[CNN Philippines, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/7/9/imee-marcos-us-military-planes.html

3. Tourism slogan fiasco

- Senators urge DOT to revisit 'Love the Philippines' tourism slogan

- House probe sought into tourism campaign mess

[GMA News, Philippine Star, Manila Times, CNN Philippines, Inquirer]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/875239/pimentel-dot-should-revisit-love-the-philippines-tourism-slogan/story/?top_picks&order=3

4. MIF to prepare PH for upper middle income status—NEDA

[Manila Bulletin, Daily Tribune, Manila Standard, CNN Philippines]

https://mb.com.ph/2023/7/9/mif-will-prepare-ph-to-becoming-an-upper-middle-income-country-neda-exec

5. Gov’t prepared to thwart impact of El Niño on economy

[Manila Times, CNN Philippines, Manila Bulletin, Daily Tribune]

https://www.manilatimes.net/2023/07/09/news/national/govt-ready-for-el-nio-impact-on-economy/1899790

6. DENR extends water conservation order to residents of NCR, nearby provinces

[CNN Philippines, Inquirer, Philippine Star, Manila Bulletin, Daily Tribune]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/7/9/denr-wrmo-bulletin-no2-water-conservation-el-nino.html

 

7. US donates almost 7M to PH-UN human rights program

[Philippine Star, CNN Philippines, ABS-CBN News]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/07/09/2279741/usaid-donates-p7-million-philippines-human-rights-promotion

8. PH, Italy to hold talks for improved military cooperation

[Daily Tribune, CNN Philippines, Manila Times]

https://tribune.net.ph/2023/07/09/ph-italy-finalizing-defense-cooperation-pact/

9. Hundreds of residents displaced by AFP, NPA clash in Negros town return home

[Rappler, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times, Philippine Star]

https://www.rappler.com/nation/visayas/displaced-families-negros-occidental-clash-return-home-alleged-communist-rebel-killed/

10. Carmona now a component city of Cavite

[Manila Standard, Philippine Star, ABS-CBN News, CNN Philippines, Manila Bulletin, Rappler]

https://manilastandard.net/news-flash/314348121/carmona-is-now-a-city.html

11. Gabriela says heads must roll over NBI 'sexy dance number'

[Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philippine Star, Manila Standard]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1799152/lawmaker-nbi-apology-not-enough

12. Mayon still acting up, remains under alert level 3

- DSWD evacuates 50 families from Mayon’s danger zone

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

https://mb.com.ph/2023/7/9/mayon-volcano-logs-303-rockfalls-26-quakes-4-pyroclastic-density-currents-in-past-24-hours

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