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TOP STORIES –Friday, 17 November 2023

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

As of 5:00 p.m., 17 November 2023, Friday


-Marcos calls for resilient APEC economies

-Marcos pitches for Maharlika on APEC sidelines

-At APEC CEO gab, Marcos tells business to end inequity

-Marcos commits to arrest inflation, maintain price stability

-Marcos: High cost of green technology could be addressed through liberalization

-PBBM to APEC members: Reflect on historical injustice of climate change

[ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News, Manila Times, Business Mirror, Philstar, Daily Tribune] https://www.manilatimes.net/2023/11/16/news/marcos-urges-apec-to-go-full-throttle-in-attaining-resilient-sustainable-economies

2. PBBM bags climate, energy, internet, health care, pharma deals in US visit

[Business Mirror, Philstar, Inquirer, Manila Times, ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Manila Standard, Manila Bulletin, People’s Journal Abante Tonite, Pilipino Mirror]


3. PH, US sign landmark '123 nuclear deal'

[ABS-CBN News, Inquirer, GMA News, Philstar, Rappler, CNN PHL, Philstar, Manila Bulletin, Daily Tribune] https://www.rappler.com/philippines/ph-united-states-sign-landmark-nuclear-deal-123-agreement

4. Marcos meets Harris anew as US reaffirms economic, defense ties

[ABS-CBN News, Daily Tribune, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, GMA News, Pilipino Star Ngayon] https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/11/17/2312097/us-vp-reaffirms-commitment-defense-philippines

5. Marcos Jr. to meet with Xi, eyes de-escalation of West PH Sea tensions

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


6. Marcos OKs population and development 'action plan'

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


7. ‘Impeach Sara’ buzz swirls in House; Leaders douse rumors

-Ex-president Duterte tells Congress: Be wary of AFP, PNP

-No such thing as Team Martin vs Team Sara in House, says Erwin

[ABS-CBN News, GMA News, CNN Philippines, Philstar, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times, News5PH, People’s Tonight, People’s Journal, Pilipino Star NGAYON, One News] https://www.onenews.ph/articles/impeach-sara-buzz-swirls-in-house-leaders-douse-rumors

8. Complaint vs ex-President Duterte:

-Duterte on subpoena over Castro’s complaint: I’d rather go to jail

-More charges eyed vs ex-president Duterte, key aides

-Panelo: Criminal complaint vs. ex-Pres. Duterte 'political propaganda'

Inquirer, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News, Philstar, One News

9. De Lima drug case:

-SolGen says De Lima can help ICC, Marcos admin won't cooperate

-Duterte unfazed by De Lima helping ICC

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



-PH officials call out UN rapporteur who wants NTF-Elcac abolished

-Bato, Remulla slam rapporteur’s call to scrap NTF-ELCAC

-Lacson sees arrogance in UN special envoy’s call for anti-terror law’s repeal

-Makabayan backs UN rapporteur's call to abolish NTF-ELCAC

[Philstar, Rappler, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin] https://globalnation.inquirer.net/222786/ph-officials-call-out-un-rapporteur-who-wants-ntf-elcac-abolished

11. Magnitude 7.2 quake rocks Davao Occidental

[ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, Daily Tribune, DZBB, DZRH, Inquirer, Philstar, Rappler, Manila Bulletin]


12. Transport strike:

-LTFRB prepares for PISTON’s 3-day transport strike; warns of possible franchise suspension, revocation

-LTFRB asks jeepney drivers to call off transport strike

-LTFRB stresses, 'no phaseout' in jeepney modernization plan

[ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, GMA News, Manila Times]


13. Nueva Ecija bus shooting:

-LTFRB issues show cause order vs Victory Liner over shooting incident

-DOTr to step up security after fatal bus shooting in Nueva Ecija

-PNP probes son's possible link to couple's bus shooting

[CNN PHL, GMA News, ABS-CBN News, Philstar]


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