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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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