(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Thursday, 23 May 2024) Easterlies affecting the country. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—˜π—”π—§π—›π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Easterlies. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—œπ—‘π—— 𝗔𝗑𝗗 π—–π—’π—”π—¦π—§π—”π—Ÿ π—ͺπ—”π—§π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Light to moderate winds coming from East to Northeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).


TOP STORIES –Sunday, 15 October 2023

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

15 October 2023, Sunday, as of 4:00 p.m.

Palestinians flee to the southern Gaza Strip after the Israeli army issued an evacuation warning to a population of over 1 million in northern Gaza and Gaza City to seek refuge in the south ahead of a possible Israeli ground invasion, Friday, October 13, 2023. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)

1. PH gov’t: Evacuation of Filipinos in Gaza now mandatory

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

https://globalnation.inquirer.net/220769/ph-govt-filipino-evacuation-from-gaza-now-mandatory-amid-alert-4

2. OFWs in ISRAEL

-First batch of OFWs to leave Israel Monday – DFA

-PBBM orders all-out aid for OFWs returning from Israel

-Repatriation of 3 Pinoys killed in Israel-Hamas war may take longer —OWWA

-OWWA vows assistance to families of killed Pinoys in Israel, safely get Pinoys in Gaza

-Slain caregiver’s family to gov’t: Bring her home

-131 Pinoys have left war-torn Gaza—DFA

[The Manila Times, People’s Journal, Bulgar, Pilipino Star Ngayon, Inquirer, GMA News, ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin]

https://www.manilatimes.net/2023/10/15/news/national/first-batch-of-ofws-to-leave-israel-monday-dfa/1914775

3. TRANSPORT STRIKE

-MANIBELA calls off meeting with Palace, says transport strike to push through

-LGUs, schools suspend in-person classes due to transport strike

-Sufficient number of cops to be deployed for Monday transport strike, PNP says

-Abalos: 7 major transport groups will not join Monday strike

[GMA News, Abante, Manila Bulletin, PhilStar, ABS-CBN News, Rappler, Inquirer]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/885226/manibela-calls-off-meeting-with-palace-says-transport-strike-to-push-through/story/

4. House party leaders take ‘utmost exception’ to Duterte’s threats vs. lawmaker

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

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/10/15/dueter-vs-castro.html

5. HOUSE WEBSITE HACKING

-'You've been hacked': House website defaced, goes offline

-House reacts to website hacking

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/10/15/23/youve-been-hacked-house-website-defaced-goes-offline

6. 'Walang Gutom 2027: Food Stamp Program' is a flagship program —Palace

[GMA News, Manila Bulletin, PhilStar, Rappler]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/885225/walang-gutom-2027-food-stamp-program-is-a-flagship-program-palace/story/?just_in

7. DA says rice supply will be stable with wet season harvest, imports

[Manila Standard, The Manila Times, ABS-CBN News]

https://manilastandard.net/news/314380121/da-says-rice-supply-will-be-stable-with-wet-season-harvest-imports.html

 

8. Marcos cuts LandBank dividend rate to 0%

[Philippine Daily Inquirer, The Manila Times, Daily Tribune]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1845742/palace-grants-landbank-remittance-relief

9. Agham, BIR Road in QC, renamed Senator Miriam  Avenue

[The Philippine Star, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Abante,The Manila Times, Daily Tribune, Bulgar, Pilipino Star Ngayon]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/10/15/2303853/bill-renaming-quezon-city-roads-after-miriam-lapses-law

10. Ex-LTFRB aide Tumbado told to appear in NBI probe

-Ex-LTFRB aide 'willing to cooperate' with NBI probe

[GMA News, PhilStar, CNN Philippines]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/885200/ex-ltfrb-aide-tumbado-told-to-appear-in-nbi-probe/story/

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