(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Friday, 08 December 2023) Easterlies affecting the eastern section of the country. Northeast Monsoon affecting Extreme Northern Luzon. 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 Easterlies. Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to at times heavy rains. 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, 29 October 2023

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

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

1. Marcos eyes procuring locally-made materials for infra projects [Daily Tribune, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, CNN PHL, GMA News]


2. Travelers continue to flock terminals ahead of Undas, BSKE [Daily Tribune, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, GMA News, ABS-CBN News]


3. Two-day nationwide election liquor ban begins [Abante, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times, People’s Journal, ABS-CBN News]


4. Israel-Hamas war:

-DFA explains PH abstention in UN vote on Gaza

-DFA: PHL supports UN on addressing Israel-Hamas war

[Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN News]


5. Successive quakes shake Surigao del Sur [DZBB, ABS-CBN News, Inquirer]


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