(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Friday, 24 May 2024) ๐—ง๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—–๐˜†๐—ฐ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ #AghonPH ๐—ฎ๐—ณ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐— ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—ผ. ๐‹๐จ๐œ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐„๐ฒ๐ž/๐œ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ž๐ซ: at 5:ooam this morning, at 340 km East of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur (08.6 °N, 129.4 °E ) ๐Œ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ: Moving West Northwestward at 30 km/h ๐’๐ญ๐ซ๐ž๐ง๐ ๐ญ๐ก: Maximum sustained winds of 45 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 55 km/h ๐–๐ข๐ง๐ ๐’๐ข๐ ๐ง๐š๐ฅ: as of 05:00am TCWS no.1 Dinagat Islands, Siargao Islands, and Bucas Grande Islands.


TOP STORIES – Saturday, 30 September 2023

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

30 September 2023, Saturday, as of 4:00 p.m.

1. PBBM approves P12.7B tariff support for farmers

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

https://www.manilatimes.net/2023/09/30/news/marcos-okays-p127-b-financial-aid-to-rice-farmers/1912559

2. Gov't to expand DSWD's food stamp program

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

https://mb.com.ph/2023/9/30/gov-t-to-expand-dswd-s-food-stamp-program-pbbm

3. Gov’t suspends 'pass-through fees' for vehicles transporting goods

- DTI sees reduced prices of goods after LGU pass-through fee suspension

- Retailers hail waiving of truckers' fee

[Manila Standard, Manila Times, Daily Tribune, Business Mirror, Philippine Star, Manila Bulletin, GMA News]

https://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/314375305/pbbm-orders-collection-of-unauthorized-pass-through-fees-suspended.html

4. PBBM: PH to keep defending territory, fishers’ rights in WPS

- PCG vows to remove future shoal barriers

- US to 'surely invoke' defense treaty in attack on PH in South China Sea

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

https://globalnation.inquirer.net/220074/marcos-ph-to-keep-defending-territory-fishers-rights-in-wps

5. Confidential funds realignment to affect 10 gov't agencies

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

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/09/30/2300086/10-agencies-be-affected-confidential-fund-realignment

6. Tropical Storn ‘Jenny’ seen to continue to intensify –PAGASA

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

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/9/30/PAGASA-Jenny-updates-Saturday.html

7. Mixed oil price movements expected next week

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/business/09/30/23/look-how-much-gas-kerosene-prices-might-drop-on-tuesday

8. DENR suspends land conservation deal with Socorro group

[Rappler, Philippine Star, CNN Philippines, Daily Tribune, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin]

https://www.rappler.com/nation/mindanao/denr-suspends-socorro-bayanihan-services-agreement-protected-area-surigao-del-norte/

9. Army to pursue 'legal remedies' vs activists Castro, Tamano despite protective writs

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/883747/army-activists-jhed-jonila-s-writ-of-amparo-protection-petition-up-to-sc/story/?just_in

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