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Sunday, 10 December 2023

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

As of 4:00 p.m., 10 December 2023, Sunday

1. West Philippine Sea

Ayungin Shoal incident

- China’s water cannon, ramming damage PH ships on Ayungin resupply

- NTF-WPS condemns China's ramming, water cannon attack vs. PH vessels

[CNN Philippines, Rappler, Inquirer, ABS-CBN News, Philippine Star, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Manila Times]

https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2023/12/10/wps-ml-kalayaan-water-cannon-serious-engine-damage.html

Panatag Shoal incident

- Envoys stress need to respect UNCLOS after Bajo de Masinloc incident

- NTF-WPS to Beijing: Remove your vessels from Bajo de Masinloc

- Water cannon 'control measures' vs PH vessels in WPS —China Coast Guard

[ABS-CBN News, Inquirer, CNN Philippines, Manila Bulletin, GMA News, Rappler, Philippine Star, Manila Times, Daily Tribune, Abante, Pilipino Star Ngayon]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/12/10/23/envoys-stress-need-to-respect-unclos-after-bajo-de-masinloc-incident

2. PBBM urges media to promote positive content for kids

[Manila Times, Philippine Star, Manila Standard, People’s Journal]

https://www.manilatimes.net/2023/12/10/news/national/marcos-wants-more-child-friendly-tv-shows/1923571

3. PH likely to attain single-digit poverty rate by 2028 —NEDA

[Manila Bulletin, Daily Tribune, Abante Tonite, GMA News]

https://mb.com.ph/2023/12/10/marcos-admin-confident-of-attaining-single-digit-poverty-rate-by-2028

4. Bagong Pilipinas Serbisyo Fair visits Iloilo province

[Manila Standard, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times, Pilipino Star Ngayon, People’s Journal, People’s Tonight, Abante]

https://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/314397653/serbisyo-fair-serves-100000-beneficiaries-in-iloilo.html

5. PBBM ends COVID-19 isolation today

[Tribune, Manila Bulletin, Philippine Star, Manila Standard, Inquirer, Tempo, Abante, People’s Journal]

https://tribune.net.ph/2023/12/pbbm-recovers-from-covid/

6. PH qualified to host climate disaster fund board —DENR chief

- Groups demand decisive climate action as COP28 nears end

[Inquirer, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Philippine Star]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1873381/ph-most-qualified-to-host-climate-fund-says-denr-chief

7. Human Rights

- Gov’t on right path in reassessing ICC return —De Lima

- Various groups hold protest during 75th Int’l Human Rights Day

[Philippine Star, Manila Bulletin, CNN Philippines, Rappler]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/12/10/2317731/government-taking-right-path-return-icc

8. Body of missing passenger in Isabela plane crash found

[GMA News, Inquirer, CNN Philippines]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/regions/890908/passenger-of-crashed-piper-plane-found-dead-isabela-pdrrmo/story/?just_in