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TOP STORIES –Sunday, 26 November 2023

TOP STORIES (from online and print media monitoring)

As of 4:00 p.m., 26 November 2023, Sunday

Photo from the Philippine Embassy in Israel

1. Pinoy among hostages freed by Hamas – Qatar

[Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Daily Tribune, Pilipino Star Ngayon, Abante, GMA News, CNN, ABS-CBN  News]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/11/26/23/ph-embassy-in-israel-confirms-release-of-pinoy-taken-hostage-by-hamas

2. Amnesty, Ceasefire for rebels

-‘No ceasefire’ vs NPA, insurgent groups – AFP

-Amnesty unlocks long-term peace

-MILF welcomes Marcos' amnesty proclamation

-PBBM’s amnesty grant to rebels a path to peace, call for sincerity—Bong Go

[Daily Tribune, Philstar, Abante, Pilipino Star Ngayon, People’s Tonight, Manila Bulletin, GMA News]

https://www.philstar.com/pang-masa/police-metro/2023/11/26/2314257/no-ceasefire-vs-npa-insurgent-groups-afp

3. Over 17,000 children receive gifts from Malacañang

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/889578/over-17-000-children-receive-gifts-from-malacanang/story/?just_in

4. SWS: Quality of life improved for 28% Pinoys, worsened for 30%, unchanged for 41%

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/889567/sws-quality-of-life-improved-for-28-pinoys-worsened-for-30-unchanged-for-41/story/?just_in

5. CA reverses Ombudsman’s junking of de Lima’s cases vs Aguirre, Guevarra 

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/11/26/23/de-lima-hopeful-for-ombudsman-action-on-raps-vs-aguirre-guevarra

6. PH, Australian naval, air units take part in Maritime Cooperative Activity

[Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Manila Standard, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/889583/ph-australian-naval-air-units-take-part-in-maritime-cooperative-activity/story/?just_in

7. China agrees to adopt APPF resolution with mention of UNCLOS

[GMA News, Daily Tribune, Inquirer, ABS-CBN News] https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/889536/china-agrees-to-adopt-appf-resolution-with-mention-of-unlcos

8. Speaker kicks off Isabela ‘Serbisyo’ fair

[People’s Tonite, Manila Standard, Manila Times, Inquirer, People’s Journal, Daly Tribune]

https://www.manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/314393450/serbisyo-caravan-brings-in-p500m-in-isabela.html

9.  CA to Ombudsman: Act on De Lima's complaints vs Aguirre, Guevarra

[GMA News, Rappler, ABS-CBN News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/889562/ca-to-ombudsman-act-on-de-lima-s-complaints-vs-aguirre-guevarra/story

10. More than 1 million affected by shear line, LPA, says NDRRMC

[GMA News, CNN PHL, Philstar, Inquirer]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/889573/more-than-1-million-affected-by-shear-line-lpa-says-ndrrmc/story/

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