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TOP STORIES –Monday, 13 November 2023

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

13 November 2023, Monday, as of 5:00 p.m.

1. Muntinlupa court allows De Lima to post bail, says lawyer

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



-Romualdez defends amendments to Maharlika Fund IRR

-Speaker backs ‘autonomous’ Maharlika setup

-Officials: New rules unfetter MIF from ‘undue influence’

-Advisory Body member backs revised IRR for MIC

-DOF chief Diokno: Maharlika fund IRR revisions ‘within bounds of law’

-Diokno says Maharlika Fund IRR ensures board's independence, credible oversight bodies

-Revision in Maharlika Investment Fund’s IRR alarms Rep. Castro

-Maharlika fund now has 'ultimate safeguard', says House leader

[GMA News, CNN Philippines, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Pilipino Star Ngayon, Daily Tribune, BusinessMirror, Manila Standard,  The Philippine Star, People’s Journal, Abante Tonite, Manila Bulletin, Pilipino Mirror]


3. Marcos appoints Rafael Consing as president of Maharlika Investment Corporation

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



-Marcos guarantees justice for slain radio broadcaster

-Marcos, Romualdez provide slain radioman's family with P350,000 aid

-P3.7-M reward up for arrest of radio anchor Jumalon’s killers

[BusinessMirror, Manila Bulletin, GMA News, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Pilipino Star Ngayon, Daily Tribune, Abante, Pilipino Mirror, GMA News]



-Senator  urges Palace: Recall envoy to China

-PCG blasts Chinese risky maneuvers

-PCG: 38 Chinese vessels monitored near Ayungin Shoal in latest resupply mission

-China Coast Guard seen firing water cannon at PH resupply ship in Nov. 10 video

-PCG maintains need to deploy boats in resupply mission to not provoke China

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

6. Big-time pump price rollback set on November 14

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


7. Speaker on ties with Sara after dropping CF pleas: ‘It’s still a UniTeam

-Romualdez hails Duterte's decision to drop confidential funds

-Senators hail President’s CIF report

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


8. Palace OKs modification of gypsum, anhydrite's import duty rates

[GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin]


9. No foul play on students’ deaths

-DepEd vows full cooperation over students' death

-Taguig high school should take responsibility for death of 2 students - Anakbayan

[Daily Tribune, Manila Times, Manila Bulletin, GMA News]


10. SC voids arrest of Pharmally execs

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


11. Gov’t debt payments ballooned in Q3, says BTr

[Philippine Daily Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, The Philippine Star]


12. Senators seek probe on passport mess

-NBI probes PH passports of foreign nationals

[Manila Standard, Daily Tribune, GMA News]


13. Fishers submit ‘climate action’ agenda to UN Special Rapporteur

[BusinessMirror, ABS-CBN News, PhilStar]


14. Barbers' proposed 'Dangerous Drug Courts' to solve 2 problems at the same time

[Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Abante Tonite, PhilStar]


16. MPD recaptures 9 Tondo jail escapees

[Manila Bulletin, Daily Tribune, Inquirer]


17. PAGASA: LPA off Mindanao now a tropical depression

[Inquirer, GMA News, Manila Times, ABS-CBN News, PhilStar, Manila Bulletin, Rappler]


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