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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 Malacañang

[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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