(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 – Saturday, 19 August, 2023

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

19 August 2023, Saturday, as of 4:00 p.m.

FILE PHOTO: Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese. REUTERS

1. Australia PM Albanese up for Manila visit in September; to meet Marcos [BusinessMirror, GMA News, Rappler, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Manila Times, Philippine Daily Inquirer, The Philippine STAR, Inquirer]

https://globalnation.inquirer.net/218064/australia-pm-albanese-up-for-manila-visit-in-sept

2. PBBM: Harvest in 3 provinces to stabilize rice prices [Philippine Daily Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, The Philippine STAR, Manila Times, Manila Standard]

https://www.manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/314362223/pbbm-harvest-in-3-provinces-to-stabilize-rice-prices.html

3. Gibo rejects mandatory contribution in proposed MUP pension system [Manila Bulletin, Philippine Daily Inquirer, BusinessMirror]

https://businessmirror.com.ph/2023/08/18/gibo-raises-concern-on-house-substitute-bill-for-mup-reforms/

4. Passenger loses leg after jumping onto LRT-1 tracks  [Manila Bulletin, Philstar, GMA News, CNN PHL]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/8/19/passenger-jumps-onto-lrt-1-tracks.html

5. LRT-1 station to be called 'FPJ' starting Aug. 20 [ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times]

https://www.manilatimes.net/2023/08/19/news/lrt-1-station-to-be-called-fpj-starting-aug-20/1906120

6. DOLE urges employers to correct wage distortions [Manila Standard, Philstar]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/08/19/2289720/dole-urges-employers-correct-wage-distortions

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