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TOP STORIES – Friday, 27 October 2023

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

27 October 2023, Friday, as of 5:00 p.m.

FILE PHOTO: President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. Photo from RTV Malacañang.

1. Bongbong Marcos signs ‘Automatic Income Classification of LGUs Act’

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


2. Marcos Jr tells mayors: Be ready for new challenges in local governance

Bongbong Marcos tells mayors to adopt new technologies

Marcos to LGUs: Learn best practices of other countries

[ABS-CBN News, Inquirer, GMA News, CNN Philippines, DZBB]



-US inflating PH-China tension over West PH Sea — Chinese Embassy

-US, Australia oppose 'destab actions' in SCS

-PH plans to file environmental case vs China in early 2024 -- Sec Remulla

-China to US: Stop supporting PH claims on WPS

[Inquirer, GMA News, Manila Times, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, BusinessMirror]


4. US, Philippines to boost military cooperation after 'unlawful' China actions at sea

[ABS-CBN News, GMA News, CNN Philippines, Inquirer]


5. DAP transferred from Office of the President to NEDA

[Inquirer, ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Manila Bulletin]


6. Marcos urges more eco-friendly practices in Siargao

[Abante Tonite, Daily Tribune, Manila Standard, Inquirer]



-Red alert up, 187K police to be deployed for BSKE

-PNP: 23 election-related violence incidents reported

-BSKE candidate shot in Quezon, says Comelec chair

-27k policemen put on full alert for BSKE, Undas

[GMA News, ABS-CBN News, Manila Standard, Manila Times, Inquirer]


8. Ombudsman finds DA's Evangelista guilty of grave misconduct, orders dismissal from service

[CNN Philippines, GMA News, PhilStar]


9. Cop tagged as person of interest in case of missing beauty queen

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


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