(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Monday, 22 July 2024) At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 135 km West Southwest of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro (13.1°N, 120.0°E). Meanwhile, another LPA was estimated based on all available data at 880 km East of Eastern Visayas (11.1°N, 133.8°E). 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 cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to Southwest Monsoon. Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to at times heavy rains. 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 Southwest to Southeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).

TOP STORIES – Tuesday, 25 July, 2023

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

25 July 2023, Tuesday, as of 5:00 p.m.


-Bongbong Marcos says 2nd SONA could have been better: 'Kulang pa'

-VP Sara gives thumbs up to PBBM’s ‘inspiring’ leadership

-Experts, lawmakers give mixed reviews of second Marcos SONA

-Activists decry silence on rights situation, ICC case in SONA

- Sons of former MILF fighters give Marcos Jr. failing mark on peace process handling

-Netizens point out inaccurate, ironic, lacking data in SONA 2023

-Biz groups back infra, education, other initiatives in SONA 2023

-PNP: 2nd SONA ‘generally peaceful and orderly’

[Abante Tonite, ABS-CBN News, BusinessMirror, BusinessWorld, CNN PHL, GMA News, Malaya, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Manila Times, Pilipino Mirror, People’s Journal, People’s Tonight, Pilipino Star Ngayon, Rappler, Remate, The Philippine STAR, Inquirer]


2. Marcos leaves for 3-day state visit to Malaysia; VP assigned OIC [ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, Daily Tribune, GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times, News5, Philstar] https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/07/25/2283576/marcos-leaves-3-day-state-visit-malaysia

3. Signal No. 5 over Calayan Island as 'Egay' becomes a super typhoon [ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, News5, Philstar, Rappler, Manila Times]


4. Marcos accepts resignation of 18 cops allegedly linked to illegal drug trade [ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News, News5, Inquirer, Philstar, Manila Times, Manila Bulletin]


5. Executive aware of minor errors in Maharlika law; confident it will pass if challenged before SC [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, CNN PHL]


6. More than half of Philippine SIMs already registered before July 25 deadline —DICT [GMA News, Manila Times, Manila Bulletin, Philstar]


7. NGCP vows to accelerate completion of major transmission projects [Abante Tonite, BusinessMirror, Philippine Daily Inquirer, The Philippine Star]


8. Manibela halts jeepney strike due to ‘Egay’ [Manila Standard, The Philippine STAR, Pilipino Star Ngayon, Daily Tribune]


9. Pag-IBIG Fund posts record high P20.61B income in H1 2023, up 11% [Manila Standard, Philippine Daily Inquirer]


10. QC gov’t says cops singing videoke during SONA rally not with QCPD  [ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin, GMA News]


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