(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Sunday, 24 September 2023) Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affecting Southern Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ). Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to at times heavy rains. Light to moderate winds coming from Southwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 1.5 meters).

TOP STORIES – Sunday, 17 September 2023

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

17 September 2023, Sunday, as of 4:00 p.m.

1. Singapore's Dyson to invest in PH

[The Manila Times, Manila Bulletin, People’s Journal, GMA News, Inquirer]


2. Malaysian retail group eyes PH for duty-free airport shops

 [Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Daily Tribune, GMA News]



-Palace vows authorities will 'work relentlessly' to bring justice to slain Abra lawyer

- DOJ: Abra lawyer slay suspects identified

- Abra police urge public to help identify suspects behind lawyer’s killing

- Abra lawyer’s murder sends chills even to Mindanao legal circles

[Daily Tribune, ABS-CBN News, Inquirer, GMA News, PhilStar, CNN Philippines, Rappler]


4. Maharlika chest at P107 billion; ‘gains seen in 4-5 years’

[Inquirer, Daily Tribune, PhilStar, Manila Standard, People’s Journal]


5. 2023 BAR EXAMS

-Bar exams 2023 start for almost 11,000 examinees nationwide

- SC to release results of 2023 Bar exams before Christmas

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


6. Crime volume dips by 7.84 percent

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


7. ‘There’s nothing left’: AFP observes massive coral reef damage in WPS after Chinese swarming

[Manila Bulletin, CNN Philippines, Rappler, PhilStar]


8. Surprise drug tests on 89 PNP ranking officials yield negative results

[Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, GMA News]


9. Romualdez won’t confirm or deny reported $2 million Harvard donation

[Rappler, Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN News]


10. Pope Francis dismisses Borongan priest due to alleged sex abuse

[Rappler, Inquirer, GMA News, Daily Tribune]


11. ITCZ to bring rain showers over Mindanao; Habagat to affect rest of PH

[GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, PhilStar]


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