(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Tuesday, 16 July 2024) At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 310 km East Northeast of Davao City (8.3°N, 128.2°E). Southwest Monsoon affecting the western sections of Southern Luzon and Mindanao. 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 LPA. Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to 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 Northeast to Northwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).

TOP STORIES –Tuesday, 7 November 2023

TOP STORIES (from online and print media monitoring)

7 November 2023, Tuesday, as of 5:00 p.m.

1. Inflation eases to 4.9% in October — PSA

[CNN PHL, Manila Times, Business Mirror, Philstar, GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Daily Tribune, ABS-CBN News, Business Mirror] https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/money/economy/887506/inflation-slows-down-to-4-9-in-october-psa/story/

2.  OVP's P125-M confidential fund in 2022 questioned before SC

- 57% of Filipinos in favor of reallocation of confidential funds

[GMA News, Philstar, CNN PHL, Daily Tribune, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer, Manila Times, Rappler]


3. Jumalon’s killings

-Cops eye personal grudge as motive behind radio broadaster’s slay; NBI conducting own probe on broadcaster shot on air

-PBBM orders creation of task force to probe radioman Jumalon’s killing 

-NUJP logs 100 attacks vs journalists under Marcos administration

-EU, Japan, UK, German envoys condemn killing of broadcaster

-Senators condemn brutal killing of veteran radioman; calls for crackdown vs loose firearms

[Business Mirror, CNN PHL, Daily Tribune, Philstar, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times, Inquirer, GMA News]


4. Israel-Gaza conflict

-DFA announces Gaza's border with Egypt opens

-More OFWs to return from Israel

-Israeli envoy pledges to support families of slain OFWs 

-2 Pinoy fatalities in Israel-Hamas war laid to rest

[GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, CNN PHL, Philstar, Daily Tribune]


5. House rallies behind Romualdez after ex-Pres. Duterte's tirades

[CNN PHL, GMA News, One News, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Inquirer]


6. PBBM orders DND, AFP to bolster external defense amid emerging geopolitical realities

[Business Mirror, Business World, Inquirer, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, CNN PHL, ABS-CBN News]


7. President Bongbong Marcos presides over a sectoral meeting in MalacaΓ±ang

[Manila Times, Daily Tribune, Manila Bulletin]


8. Columnist Conrado de Quiros dies at 72   [CNN PHL, Philstar, Rappler, ABS-CBN News, Inquirer, GMA News]  https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/11/7/conrado-de-quiros-died.html

9. Senate OKs ‘Tatak Pinoy’ bill on final reading

[Manila Bulletin, Inquirer, CNN PHL, GMA News]


10. MRT3 implements provisional service from North Ave. to Shaw due to hanging object from footbridge

[Remate, CNN PHL, GMA News]


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