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TOP STORIES –Saturday, 11 November 2023

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

As of 4:00 p.m., Saturday, 11 November 2023

 1. Revised Maharlika Fund IRR relaxes board qualifications, gives president power to reject recommended appointees

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

 https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/888030/revised-maharlika-fund-irr-lets-marcos-accept-reject-board-nominees/story/?just_in

2. WEST PHL SEA:

- Timor-Leste backs Phil vs China encroachment

- Romualdez urges ASEAN to condemn China following latest WPS incident

- China says PH sea 'intrusion' violates its sovereignty; US reiterates support for PH

[ABS-CBN News, Daily Tribune, Philstar, Business Mirror, News5PH, Inquirer, Manila Standard, Daily Tribune, Abante Tonite]  https://tribune.net.ph/2023/11/timor-leste-backs-phl-vs-china-encroachment

3. Pimentel: VP’s secret funds may be restored in bicam

[GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philstar]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1858121/pimentel-vps-secret-funds-may-be-restored-in-bicam

4. Marcos appoints new Philippine Reclamation Authority CEO, execs

[ABS-CBN News, News5PH, Manila Bulletin] https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/11/11/23/marcos-appoints-new-philippine-reclamation-authority-ceo-execs

5. Senators alarmed over Chinese citizens obtaining PH birth certificates, local gov't IDs

- PSA to probe issuance of birth certificates to foreigners

[Daily Tribune, Philstar, Inquirer, Manila Standard, GMA News]

https://www.philstar.com/nation/2023/11/11/2310490/senators-alarmed-chinese-posing-pinoys

6. ISRAEL-PALESTINE CONFLICT:

- 39 Filipinos remain in Gaza amid Israeli-Palestinian conflict

- 34 Filipinos from Gaza arrive in Manila

- Gaza's health system 'on its knees,' WHO chief warns

[CNN Philippines, ABS-CBN News, Philstar, GMA News, Manila Standard] https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/11/11/2310657/39-filipinos-remain-gaza-amid-israeli-palestinian-conflict

7. Another oil price rollback seen next week

[ABS-CBN News, CNN Philippines, Manila Bulletin]  https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/11/11/oil-price-rollback-forecast-nov11.html

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