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TOP STORIES –Friday, 10 November 2023

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

As of 5:00 p.m., Friday, 10 November 2023

1. West PHL Sea dispute:

-PH files protest vs China over latest water cannon incident

[BusinessWorld, Daily Tribune, Philstar, ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Inquirer, Rappler, Manila Bulletin]


2. Pinoys abroad:

-Marcos announces 56 more Filipinos have left Gaza

-35 Filipinos, 1 Palestinian from Gaza Strip set to arrive in PHL Friday

-Rafah border exit gate closes anew, 81 Pinoys and Palestinian spouses stranded

-4 Filipino seafarers 'injured but safe' after missile strike on ship docked in Ukraine

-Filipina sex trafficking victim in Malaysia returns home

[Philstar, Malaya, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer, Rappler, ABS-CBN News, GMA News, CNN PHL]


3. East Timorese president’s visit to PHL:

-Marcos welcomes Timor-Leste president in Malacañang; expects deeper ties

-Marcos accepts Horta's invitation to visit Timor-Leste

-Horta thanks PHL for support in Timor-Leste’s ASEAN membership bid

-Remulla to bring up extradition treaty with top Timor-Leste official

[Manila Bulletin, Inquirer, GMA News, ABS-CBN News, Philstar, CNN PHL, Daily Tribune]


4. OVP, DepEd secret funds:

-Sara gives up seeking P650M in secret funds

-Duterte gave up confidential funds after 'pressure' from allies, public —analyst

-Castro says VP Sara decides to drop secret funds because of backlash

-Sara Duterte’s secret funds can be resuscitated in bicam —Pimentel

[Abante, Manila Bulletin, The Philippine STAR, Philippine Daily Inquirer, The Manila Times, Malaya]


5. Pimentel raises need to test legality of intel funds for OP

[Daily Tribune, Pilipino Star NGAYON, GMA News]


6. PBBM, Sara performance ratings drop —RPMD poll

[The Manila Times, Pilipino Star NGAYON, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard]


7. Cabinet/Appointee:

-Marcos names special trade envoy to SoKor, PCGG commissioner

-Marcos names Rodolfo Del Rosario as new GSIS chairperson

-PCO confirms Paul Soriano resigns, cites 'personal commitments'

[ABS-CBN News, Daily Tribune, Manila Standard, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Pilipino Star NGAYON, The Manila Times, The Philippine STAR, Manila Bulletin, Abante Tonite, CNN PHL, Interaksyon]


8. Marcos lauds Tolentino's ‘Yolanda’ efforts

[Malaya, Remate, People’s Journal, Pilipino Star Ngayon, The Philippine STAR]


9. Marcos declares Nov. 3 to 9 as Philippine Criminology Profession Week

[Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, CNN PHL, GMA News]


10. NEDA Board OKs TPLEX extension, 2 other 'high-impact projects'

[CNN PHL, GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Standard, Manila Times, Pilipino Mirror, Inquirer]


11. PHIVOLCS records highest SO2 emission from Taal Volcano this year

[CNN PHL, Inquirer, Rappler, Manila Bulletin]


12. More LGUs set to borrow funds for projects, says BSP

[Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Manila Standard]


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