(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Monday, 27 May 2024) At 3:00 AM today, the center of the eye of Typhoon "AGHON" {EWINIAR} was estimated based on all available data at 95 km East of Baler, Aurora (15.6°N, 122.5°E) with maximum sustained winds of 140 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 170 km/h. It is moving North Northeastward at 10 km/h. Southwesterly Windflow affecting the western section of Southern Luzon and Visayas. 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 Localized Thunderstorms. 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 South to Southwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).


TOP STORIES –Saturday, 14 October 2023

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

14 October 2023, Saturday, as of 4:00 p.m.

MEMORIAL The pool and fountain at Dizengoff Square in Tel Aviv is turned into a shrine Thursday night in memory of the Isrealis and other nationals killed in Hamas atrocities. —REUTERS

1. ISRAEL CRISIS

-PH must firm up exit plan as Gaza gets Israel deadline

-Marcos: Explore all exit points for Pinoys in Gaza

-DFA confirms 3rd Filipino death in Hamas attacks

-OFWs coming home Monday

-DND monitoring possible spillover of violence in Israel

-Unidentified Filipino caregiver also injured in Hamas attack in Israel

-Marcos directs govt agencies to seek other countries help on repatriation

-Marcos wants aid, livelihood assistance for Filipinos coming from Israel

[Philippine Daily Inquirer, The Philippine Star, The Manila Times, Manila Standard, Manila Bulletin, Daily Tribune, ABS-CBN News, Abante Tonite, GMA News]

https://globalnation.inquirer.net/220751/ph-must-firm-up-exit-plan-as-gaza-gets-israel-deadline

2. AΓ±o wants Hamas declared as terrorist group

[The Philippine Star, BusinessMirror, Daily Tribune, News5, Pilipino Star Ngayon]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/10/14/2303595/ao-wants-hamas-declared-terrorist-group

3. NEDA Board approves P269.7B in tourism, healthcare projects

[Philippine Daily Inquirer, The Philippine Star, Manila Standard, Manila Bulletin, The Manila Times, Daily Tribune, BusinessMirror, Pilipino Star Ngayon, ABS-CBN News]

https://www.manilatimes.net/2023/10/14/business/top-business/high-impact-projects-worth-p2697b-okd/1914680

4. 2024 PHL HOLIDAYS

-Marcos removes Edsa People Power anniv from list of holidays

-NEDA cites mixed impact of holidays on economy

[Philippine Daily Inquirer, The Philippine Star, The Manila Times, BusinessMirror, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Daily Tribune, Abante, Rappler]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1845454/marcos-removes-edsa-from-list-of-holidays

5. Marcos cuts LandBank’s dividend rate to 0% for 2022

[Daily Tribune, ABS-CBN News, Inquirer, Rappler]

https://tribune.net.ph/2023/10/14/marcos-cuts-landbanks-dividend-rate-to-0-for-2022/

6. CYBERATTACKS AGAINST PHL WEBSITES

-Marcos to DICT: Beef up defenses vs. cybercriminals

-PNP: Forensic group database is safe amid hacking series

-DOST confirms portal suffered data breach in August

[Manila Standard, The Philippine Star, GMA News, Inquirer, ABS-CBN News]

https://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/314379862/marcos-to-dict-beef-up-defenses-vs-cybercriminals.html

7. Mixed oil price adjustment seen next week

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

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/10/14/oil-price-forecast-oct14.html

8. Bill renaming QC roads after ex-Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago lapses into law

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/10/14/23/agham-bir-roads-renamed-miriam-defensor-santiago-avenue

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