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TOP STORIES – Sunday, 27 August, 2023

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

27 August 2023, Sunday, as of 4:00 p.m.

1. ‘Goring’ intensifies into a super typhoon —PAGASA

- More areas in Isabela under Signal No. 3 as ‘Goring’ maintains strength Sunday

- NDRRMC places 5 regions on red alert due to ‘Goring’

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

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/8/27/super-typhoon-goring.html

2. PBBM: Aid ready for ‘Goring’-hit areas

- Nearly 2,000 people affected by Super Typhoon ‘Goring’ –NDRRMC

- ‘Goring’ causes power outage in Cagayan, evacuations in Isabela

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

https://mb.com.ph/2023/8/27/pbbm-aid-ready-for-goring-hit-areas

3. PBBM orders intensified efforts vs human trafficking —DOJ spox

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

https://www.philstar.com/pilipino-star-ngayon/bansa/2023/08/27/2291670/paglaban-vs-human-trafficking-paigtingin

 

4. VP Sara impeachment premature —ACT

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1822335/lawmaker-says-impeachment-case-vs-vp-too-early

5. Cha-cha back on House agenda; Lagman says shift to federalism not the right time

[Manila Times, Philippine Star, Manila Bulletin, Daily Tribune]

https://www.manilatimes.net/2023/08/27/news/national/shift-to-federalism-not-the-right-time/1907194

6. AFP chief Brawner on PH-China joint patrols: ‘Mukhang malabo na’

[GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Philippine Star]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/880186/proposed-ph-china-joint-exercises-might-not-push-through-says-brawner/story/?just_in

7. BSKE election period, gun ban start on August 28

[ABS-CBN News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/08/27/23/bske-election-period-gun-ban-start-on-aug-28

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