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TOP STORIES –Monday, 6 November 2023

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

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

1. Misamis Occidental media killing:

-Marcos condemns, orders probe of Misamis radio anchor’s slay

-DOJ vows justice, tasks NBI to probe killing of broadcaster

-PNP releases composite sketch of radioman’s gunman

-Envoys condemn murder of MisOcc broadcaster on-air

-CHR launches on probe on death of MisOcc reporter

[ABS-CBN News, Daily Tribune, Inquirer, Interaksyon, The Manila Times, Manila Standard, Manila Bulletin, People’s Journal, Pilipino Star NGAYON, Rappler, BusinessMirror]

https://businessmirror.com.ph/2023/11/06/marcos-condemns-orders-probe-of-misamis-radio-anchors-slay

2. AFP destabilization rumors:

-No need for AFP loyalty check amid destabilization rumors —official

-NSC: AFP spox ‘misquoted’ by media on destabilization rumors

-Ex-DICT chief denies involvement in AFP destabilization rumors

[Malaya, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Manila Bulletin]

https://mb.com.ph/2023/11/5/no-need-for-afp-loyalty-check-amid-destabilization-rumors-official

3. Marcos says Maharlika fund IRR finalized

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/money/economy/887413/marcos-says-maharlika-irr-finalized/story/?just_in

4. Agricultural concerns:

-New agri chief: P20/kg rice price not possible today

-Tycoon denies DA appointment 'payback' for Marcos campaign donation

[ABS-CBN News, CNN Philippines, GMA News, Philstar, Manila Bulletin] https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/11/6/laurel-20-pesos-per-kilo-rice-not-possible-today.html

5. Gov't to extend e-visas to more foreigners

[ABS-CBN News, CNN Philippines, Abante, Bulgar, Daily Tribune, Manila Bulletin, Business Mirror,  Manila Standard, The Philippine STAR, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/887358/gov-t-to-extend-e-visas-to-more-foreigners/story/

6. Timor-Leste President to visit PHL on November 10

[BusinessMirror, Manila Bulletin, Pilipino Mirror, The Philippine STAR, Rappler]

https://www.rappler.com/philippines/timor-leste-president-jose-ramos-horta-manila-visit-november-10-2023/

7. Indian envoy pitches supply of choppers to Marcos

[Daily Tribune, Inquirer, The Philippine STAR, BusinessMirror, Manila Bulletin,  Manila Standard, Bulgar]

https://businessmirror.com.ph/2023/11/06/indian-envoy-pitches-supply-of-choppers-to-marcos

8. Crises abroad:

-42 Israel OFWs returning home Tuesday — DMW

-Over 160 Filipinos in Lebanon awaiting repatriation

-Rafah Crossing closed over weekend; 20 Filipinos still on standby

[GMA News, CNN PHL, Rappler, Inquirer]

https://globalnation.inquirer.net/222164/fwd-dmw-on-the-sixth-batch-of-filipino-repatriates-from-israel

9. Masinloc fishers sail buoy effigy in protest vs China’s aggression

[Manila Standard, ABS-CBN News, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/regions/887409/masinloc-fishers-sail-buoy-effigy-in-protest-vs-china-s-aggression/story/

10. House vows timely OK of budget, Ledac bills

[Philippine Daily Inquirer, BusinessMirror, Manila Times, Manila Standard, Abante Tonite]

https://businesmirror.com.ph/2023/11/06/house-vows-timely-ok-of-budget-ledac-bills

11. House, DSWD launch P670-M rice, cash aid program

[People's Tonight, Abante Tonite, CNN Philippines Business Mirror, Pilipino Star NGAYON, Philippine Daily Inquirer]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1855374/house-dswd-launch-p670-m-rice-cash-aid-program

12. Gasoline, diesel, kerosene prices down Tuesday

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/money/companies/887389/oil-firms-to-roll-back-prices-on-tuesday/story/?just_in

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