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TOP STORIES – Thursday, 10 August, 2023

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

10 August 2023, Thursday, as of 5:00 p.m.

1. West PHL Sea

-Marcos: No agreement with China to remove ship from Ayungin

-PH challenges China to prove Ayungin Shoal 'deal'

-Philippines, US begin joint WPS patrols by yearend

-AFP: Phl’s resupply mission in Ayungin shoal ‘legitimate’

-No plans yet to add ships in Ayungin Shoal – AFP chief

-PCG spox: Filipinos siding with China in water cannon attack are deemed ‘traitors’

[The Philippine Star, The Manila Times, Manila Standard, Daily Tribune, Rappler, Manila Bulletin, CNN PHL, ABS-CBN News, Philstar]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/08/09/23/marcos-no-deal-with-china-to-remove-ship-from-ayungin

2. PH economic growth slows down further at 4.3% in Q2 2023

[ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, Inquirer, Rappler, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times, Business Mirror, Daily Tribune, Manila Standard]

https://business.inquirer.net/415120/ph-gdp-growth-slowed-to-4-3-in-q2-2023

3. 2024 NATIONAL BUDGET

-House to speed through budget deliberations, vows passage in 5 weeks

[The Philippine Star, Manila Standard, BusinessMirror, Philippine Daily Inquirer, ABS-CBN News, GMA News]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/08/10/2287659/house-speed-through-budget-deliberations-vows-passage-5-weeks

4. Manila Bay reclamation project

- All Manila Bay reclamation projects suspended pending review — DENR

-Senators hail decision to stop Manila Bay reclamation projects

[Philippine Daily Inquirer, BusinessMirror, The Manila Times, Pilipino Mirror, Bulgar, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Rappler, Philstar]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/climate-and-environment/2023/08/10/2287666/all-manila-bay-reclamation-projects-suspended-pending-review-denr

5. Rice Supply

-Rice supply can last even after El Niรฑo – BBM

-Solons push for postharvest facilities in PHL rice areas

-SFMR: Di tayo malulusatan ng hoarders, price manipulators 

- Q2 farm output slows 1.3% — PSA

[The Philippine Star, The Manila Times, Philippine Daily Inquirer, BusinessMirror, Daily Tribune, Manila Bulletin, Pilipino Star, People’s Journal]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/08/10/2287502/rice-supply-can-last-even-after-el-nio-marcos-jr

6. Marcos ‘embarrassed,’ vows to do all for Filipino athletes

- Filippino athletes says ‘Thank you PBBM’

[BusinessMirror, The Manila Times, Manila Bulletin, Rappler, Daily Tribune, Abante Tonite, GMA News, People’s Tonight, Philippine Daily Inquirer, ABS-CBN News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/sports/content/878409/marcos-embarrassed-vows-to-do-all-for-filipino-athletes

7. DMW: OFWs in Myanmar may now return to Philippines for vacation

[GMA News, CNN PHL, Malaya, Manila Times, ABS-CBN News, Business Mirror]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/pinoyabroad/dispatch/878412/dmw-ofws-in-myanmar-may-now-return-to-philippines-for-vacation/story/

8. DA: Onion supply ‘adequate’ despite hoarders

-Crying time again? Romualdez confirms rise in price of onions

[Philippine Daily Inquirer, BusinessMirror, Pilipino Mirror, Abante Tonite]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1814656/onions-with-price-cap-of-p170-per-kg-will-last-till-december-agri-exec

9. President to attend APEC meet in US

[The Manila Times, The Philippine Star, Bulgar, Manila Bulletin, Abante Tonite]

https://www.manilatimes.net/2023/08/10/news/national/president-to-attend-apec-meet-in-us

10. 1M PH families to benefit from new estate tax amnesty extension

[Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Inquirer, Malaya, People’s Journal]

https://malaya.com.ph/news_news/1m-families-to-benefit-from-law-extending-estate-tax-amnesty/

11. New BuCor deputy director named

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/08/09/23/marcos-names-new-bucor-deputy-director

12. VP and DepEd Sec. Sara Duterte leads launch of revised k-10 curriculum 

[CNN PHL, Manila Times, Rappler, Manila Bulletin] https://twitter.com/rapplerdotcom/status/1689520594642190337

13. U.S.-Asean business council vows to bring more investments to PHL

-PBBM cites shared PH-US interests

[BusinessMirror, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard]

https://businessmirror.com.ph/2023/08/10/u-s-asean-business-council-vows-to-bring-more-investments-to-phl

14. Marcos willing to partner with Zimbabwe on agri sector

[GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin]

https://mb.com.ph/2023/8/10/marcos-says-ph-ready-to-help-zimbabwe-in-agri-development

15. Meralco cuts power rates this month

[CNN PHL, Inquirer, Philstar]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/08/10/2287506/meralco-cuts-power-rates-month

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