(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Tuesday, 18 June 2024) Southwest Monsoon affecting the western sections of Southern Luzon and Visayas. 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 partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. 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 Southeast to South will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).


TOP STORIES –Friday, 15 December 2023

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

As of 5:00 p.m., 15 December 2023, Friday

President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. departs from Maharlika, Villamor Airbase, Pasay City to Japan to participate at the Commemorative Summit for the 50th Year of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-Japan Friendship and Cooperation on 15-18 December 2023. Photos by Yummie Dingding/ PPA POOL

1. Marcos in Tokyo today for summit

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

https://globalnation.inquirer.net/224380/bbm-on-the-way-to-japan

2. PH gains slot in climate loss board

[Manila Standard, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer, Manila Times, Business Mirror, Philstar]

PBBM gets award for climate, human mobility recognition [Business Mirror]

https://globalnation.inquirer.net/224363/ph-gets-board-seat-in-new-global-climate-fund

3. MIC chief eyes PPP after code enacted

[Business Mirror, Philstar, Philippine Daily Inquirer]

https://www.philstar.com/business/2023/12/15/2318894/mic-chief-eyes-participation-ppp-projects

4. 2024 budget gives more funds to LGUs, Romualdez says

[ABS-CBN News, People’s Tonight, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer, Abante]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1875635/romualdez-2024-natl-budget-has-provisions-to-implement-mandanas-ruling

5. Speaker assures AFP of funding aid via House

[Manila Standard, People’s Journal, People’s Tonight]

https://manilastandard.net/news/national/314399120/speaker-assures-afp-of-funding-aid-via-house.html

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