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Wednesday, 8 November 2023

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

8 November 2023, Wednesday as of 5:00 p.m.

1. HOUSE BREAK UP:

-Arroyo, Ungab removed as House deputy speakers

-Ungab backs Marcos administration despite losing deputy speaker post

-Arroyo reaffirms support for Romualdez amid removal from deputy speaker post

-Arroyo hits 'intriguers' for swaying Romualdez: 'There is nothing I can do'

-Arroyo saw 'nothing new' with House resolution to support Romualdez

-House work unaffected by politics, Salceda says

- PDP-Laban leader expects more shifting of parties in House

-Arroyo denies ouster plot vs. Romualdez

[ABS-CBN News, GMA News, BusinessMirror, Daily Tribune, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, News5, Philstar, Rappler, Malaya, CNN Philippines, Manila Standard]

https://malaya.com.ph/news_news/house-purge-sara-ally-arroyo-ungab-ousted-as-deputy-speakers/

2. COUP PLOT RUMORS::

-Digong denies hand in destabilization

-Digong believes Marcos is not corrupt, unsure about others

-Imee Marcos vows support to Dutertes

-Coup plot against Marcos will hurt economy, warns lawmaker

[Abante, Bulgar, ABS-CBN News, GMA News, News5, Philstar, Manila Times, Daily Tribune, Inquirer]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/11/08/2309752/duterte-denies-hand-destabilization

3. SUPER TYPHOON YOLANDA 10th ANNIVERSARY:

-Marcos Jr. leads 10th year commemoration of Super Typhoon Yolanda

-Marcos on missing Yolanda victims: Let them not be unremembered

-PBBM questions number of ‘Yolanda’ fatalities

-Marcos on Yolanda 10 years after: Climate change a must in nat’l policies

-Marcos admin to fast track provision of housing aid to Yolanda survivors

Marcos: LGUs must have access to disaster management technologies

-Marcos on missing Yolanda victims: Let them not be unremembered

-Marcos on Yolanda's 10th anniversary: PH 'better prepared' for severe weather events

-Address lingering post-Yolanda issues — Marcos

-Marcos admin to fast track provision of housing aid to Yolanda survivors

-Marcos on Yolanda 10 yrs after: Climate change a must in nat’l policies

-Yolanda victims to be awarded more housing units

-On 10th anniversary of 'Yolanda': Sara calls for 'proactive' govt

-VP Duterte remembers ‘unwavering spirit’ of Pinoys on Yolanda anniversary

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/11/08/23/yolanda-survivors-commemorate-10th-anniversary

4. OTHER YOLANDA RELATED ISSUES:

-Romualdez puts spotlight on Tacloban's resilience, unity on 10th 'Yolanda' anniversary

-Some Tacloban residents still live in 'danger zones' a decade after Yolanda: mayor

-PHL typhoon survivors pray for victims on 10th anniversary

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

https://mb.com.ph/2023/11/8/romualdez-puts-spotlight-on-tacloban-s-resilience-unity-on-10th-yolanda-anniversary

5. CONFIDENTIAL FUND:

-Sara Duterte welcomes 'opportunity to discuss legality' of funds transfer to OVP

-Senators dismayed over info leak from executive session

-Estrada refutes report 9 senators want OVP, DepEd confidential funds back

-Majority of Filipinos agree with reallocation of confidential funds —OCTA

-Hontiveros seeks ban on use of contingency funds to hike confi funds under 2024 budget bill

[Pilipino Star Ngayon, Malaya, Abante, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News, Inquirer]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/887580/sara-duterte-hoping-confidential-fund-issue-ended-by-sc-wisdom/story/#

6. Marathon Senate plenary debates on ‘24 budget kicks off today

[Malaya, GMA News, Manila Times, CNN PHL, Inquirer]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1856626/senate-begins-marathon-plenary-debates-on-2024-natl-budget

7. MARCOS’ US TRIP:

-Marcos to attend APEC summit, visit Indo-Pacific Command during US trip

-Marcos likely to raise South China Sea dispute in US visit

[Abante Tonite, Daily Tribune, Inquirer, Malaya, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Philstar, Pilipino Star Ngayon, Rappler, ABS-CBN News, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/887561/marcos-to-participate-in-apec-in-san-francisco/story/

7. Jobless rate slightly rises to 2.26M, underemployment dips in September

[Inquirer, Daily Tribune, Manila Times, Philstar, Rappler, CNN PHL, GMA News, ABS-CBN News]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/business/11/08/23/jobless-rate-slightly-rises-underemployment-dips-in-september

8. INFLATION, FOOD, ECONOMY:

-Diokno: Inflation slows down, thanks to Marcos

-Marcos orders support for provinces that won't be affected by El Niรฑo

[Abante, Manila Standard, Pilipino Star Ngayon, Manila Bulletin, Abante Tonite, Pilipino Mirror, Business Mirror]

https://mb.com.ph/2023/11/7/diokno-inflation-slows-down-thanks-to-marcos

9. CRISES ABROAD:

-40 Filipinos exit Gaza via Rafah Crossing, are now in Egypt

-PHL expresses appreciation to Qatar over efforts to open Rafah crossing

-Marcos expects more Filipinos to leave Gaza safely

[Inquirer, Philstar, Rappler, ABS-CBN News, CNN PHL, GMA News, Manila Times, Business Mirror, Daily Tribune]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/pinoyabroad/dispatch/887626/41-filipinos-exit-gaza-via-rafah-crossing-are-now-in-egypt/story/?just_in

10. Arnie Teves' brother runs for Negros Oriental special polls

[Rappler, ABS-CBN News, GMA News, BusinessMirror, CNN Philippines, Inquirer]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/regions/887659/arnie-teves-brother-pryde-henry-files-coc-for-negros-oriental-special-polls/story/

11. COMELEC cancels special elections to replace Teves

[Inquirer, ABS-CBN News, CNN Philippines, GMA News, PhilStar]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/11/08/23/special-elections-to-replace-teves-cancelled

12. 2 environmental activists answer perjury complaint

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

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/11/7/environmental-activists-answer-perjury-complaint.html

13. 9 detainees escape Manila jail

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/metro/887655/9-detainees-breakout-of-manila-jail

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