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TOP STORIES – Friday, 01 September 2023

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

01 September 2023, Friday, as of 4:00 p.m.

Rice dealers display rice and their prices at New York Street, Cubao, Quezon City on April 16, 2023.             STAR / Michael Varcas

1. Marcos sets nationwide P41-P45 price cap on rice

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

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/09/01/2293019/marcos-sets-nationwide-p41-p45-price-cap-rice

2. China's 10-dash line? Marcos Jr says Philippines will 'respond'

- PHL protests new Chinese map with a ‘10-dash line’

- Fisherfolk group rejects China’s 10-dash line map

- Philippine map on disputed waters to be given more credence: maritime expert

[ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Manila Times, People's Tonight, Daily Tribune, Business Mirror, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Manila Standard, The Philippine STAR] https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/09/01/23/marcos-says-ph-will-respond-on-chinas-10-dash-line

3. Hanna intensifies into Typhoon category

[ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Inquirer, GMA News]

http://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/9/1/hanna-sept-1-weather-update.html

4. One killed, over 100,000 persons affected by Goring and Hanna

[CNN Philippines, Manila Times, Inquirer, GMA News] https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1825237/one-killed-over-100000-persons-affected-by-goring-and-hanna

 

5. ASEAN SUMMIT:

- PBBM aims to secure more infra, business investments in Asean Summit in Indonesia

- PBBM eyes ASEAN statement on sea code, WPS incursions

[ABS-CBN News, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Manila Standard, Pilipino Star NGAYON, Manila Bulletin, People's Journal, The Philippine STAR, Business Mirror]

https://businessmirror.com.ph/2023/09/01/pbbm-aims-to-secure-more-infra-business-investments-in-asean-summit-in-indonesia

6. Marcos fetes new national scientist, trade negotiator; cites need to back research and development in PH

[ABS-CBN News, Manila Times,  GMA News, Business Mirror, Philippine Daily Inquirer, The Philippine STAR]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/09/01/2292875/marcos-fetes-new-national-scientist-trade-negotiator

7. Marcos declares Palawan as insurgency-free

[GMA News, Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN News, Manila Times, Inquirer] https://www.manilatimes.net/2023/09/01/news/marcos-declares-palawan-insurgency-free/1908051

8. OVP, DEPED BUDGET:

- VP Sara Duterte's office had 433 security personnel, 2022 audit report shows

- VP Sara dodges light on controversial ‘confidential funds’

- CoA calls out DepEd for juggling funds

- DepEd confidential funds used to get info on terror recruitment: spokesman

[ABS-CBN News, CNN Philippines, Inquirer, Philstar, Daily Tribune]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/9/1/office-of-vice-president-sara-duterte-security-escort-audit.html

9. Palace suspends classes in NCR, government work today

[The Philippine Star, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Manila Standard, Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN News]https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/09/01/2292889/palace-suspends-classes-ncr-government-work-today

10. DOJ suspends revised travel guidelines

[Manila Standard, The Philippine Star, Manila Times, Philippine Daily Inquirer] https://www.manilatimes.net/2023/09/01/news/national/new-travel-document-rules-suspended/1907897

11. Oral arguments on Manila Bay pollution case set

[CNN Philippines, GMA News, Inquirer, Philstar, Business Mirror] https://www.philstar.com/nation/2023/09/01/2292861/oral-arguments-manila-bay-pollution-case-set

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