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TOP STORIES – Saturday, 26 August, 2023

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

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

1. Signal No. 3 hoisted over parts of Cagayan, Isabela as Typhoon 'Goring' intensifies

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/scitech/weather/880122/signal-no-3-raised-over-parts-of-cagayan-isabela-as-goring-intensifies/story/

2. Teves charged with Degamo murder; DOJ awaits arrest order

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

https://www.manilatimes.net/2023/08/26/news/murder-raps-filed-vs-teves-says-justice-dept/1907128

3. Castro says Makabayan not preparing for VP Sara's impeachment: 'Still premature'

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

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/8/26/castro-vp-duterte-impeachment-premature.html

4. PBBM wants simplified visa process for foreigners, students

[Inquirer, Tribune, Philippine Star, Manila Bulletin, GMA News, Manila Standard]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1822067/marcos-wants-visa-for-students-tourists-eased

5. PBBM appoints new Wesmincom chief

[CNN Philippines, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/880144/steve-crespillo-named-westmincom-commander-dnd/story/?just_in

 

6. Another teen slain in shooting; Rizal cop faces raps

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

https://www.philstar.com/nation/2023/08/26/2291383/boy-15-slain-shooting-rizal-cop-faces-raps

7. Oil price hike expected next week

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/business/08/26/23/8th-straight-oil-price-hike-looms-on-last-tuesday-of-august

8. Magnitude 5.0 quake hits South Cotabato

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

https://mb.com.ph/2023/8/26/magnitude-5-0-tremor-jolts-south-cotabato

9. Philippines breaks FIBA World Cup attendance record

[Manila Standard, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer, GMA News]

https://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/314364438/38115-ph-fans-at-arena-break-fiba-attendance-record.html

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