(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Friday, 19 July 2024) At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 135 km West Southwest of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro (13.1°N, 120.0°E). Meanwhile, another LPA was estimated based on all available data at 880 km East of Eastern Visayas (11.1°N, 133.8°E). 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 cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to Southwest Monsoon. Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to at times heavy rains. 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 Southwest to Southeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).


TOP STORIES –Monday, 27 November 2023

TOP STORIES (from online and print media monitoring)

As of 4:00 p.m., 27 November 2023, Monday

President Marcos hosts a Christmas party for children during a gift-giving program dubbed ‘Balik Sigla, Bigay Saya’ at the MalacaΓ±ang grounds yesterday.  Krizjohn Rosales

1. President Marcos holds Christmas gift-giving for children

[Philstar, Manila Standard, Business Mirror, Pilipino Star NGAYON, Daily Tribune, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer, People's Journal, Abante Tonite, Bulgar]  https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/11/27/2314517/president-marcos-holds-christmas-gift-giving-children

2. DFA says Filipino freed by Hamas suffering from trauma, coming home for Christmas [ABS-CBN News, GMA News, CNN Philippines, Daily Tribune, Manila Standard, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin] https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/11/27/23/filipino-freed-by-hamas-coming-home-for-christmas-dfa

3. DMW: 2 Pinoy seafarers onboard another attacked vessel now safe

[CNN Philippines, GMA News, Rappler, Philstar] https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/pinoyabroad/dispatch/889659/2-pinoy-seafarers-in-ship-hijacking-incident-in-gulf-of-aden-now-safe-dmw-says/story/

4. Romualdez, Tulfo conduct price inspections at Farmers Market in Cubao; Speaker warns vs overpricing of noche buena items

[ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer, GMA News, News5PH] https://mb.com.ph/2023/11/27/romualdez-tells-retailers-to-follow-srp-says-noche-buena-items-must-be-affordable

5. ICC DRUG WAR PROBE

- House weaponizing ICC to silence the Dutertes? Dela Rosa says some Filipinos are asking

- Dela Rosa says rejoining ICC needs Senate approval

- ICC probe on crimes vs humanity a must' -- human rights lawyer

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

 https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/11/27/bato-dela-rosa-house-weaponizing-icc.html

6. WEST PHL SEA:

-Chinese jets shadow Philippine aircraft in West Philippine Sea

-PCG boats used in WPS mission join PH-Japan water cannon, towing drills

-Defense chief cold on PH-China bilateral talks over WPS dispute

-Teodoro: Bilateral talks on WPS issue should only be done if China is sincere

[ABS-CBN News, Philstar, CNN Philippines, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, GMA News] https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/11/27/2314525/chinese-jets-shadow-philippine-aircraft-west-philippine-sea

7. PH lawmakers promote Maharlika Fund to visiting Asia-Pacific solons

[Business Mirror, Philstar, Manila Standard, People's Journal] https://manilastandard.net/news/national/314393649/ph-lawmakers-promote-maharlika-fund-to-visiting-asia-pacific-solons.html

8. Diesel, kerosene price hike set this week

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

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/11/27/oil-price-adjustments-nov27.html

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