(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Saturday, 22 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 –Wednesday, 06 December 2023

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

As of 5:00 p.m., 06 December 2023, Wednesday

VP Sara Duterte and President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.


-Lawmakers unite behind peace talks, issue concurrence with Marcos amnesty offer

-VP Sara peace talk remark understandable, says AFP chief

-Ejercito pushes for VP-PBBM talk over renewed peace negotiations with Reds

-Communist rebels’ demands ‘premature’ —AΓ±o

[Abante Tonite, Daily Tribune, Philstar, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times, People’s Journal, People’s Tonight, Pilipino Mirror, Remate, Manila Standard, ABS-CBN News, Inquirer, GMA News]


2. Marcos calls for streamlined, digitalized makeover of PH jail services

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


3. Marcos signs PPP code, Internet Transactions law

[Rappler, Manila Times, Business Mirror, Inquirer, ABS-CBN News]



-Metro Manila peace council to tackle Marawi blast, heightened alert

-Marawi bombing injuries climb to 72 — OCD

-Police tracking 4 persons of interest in Marawi bombing

-Eyewitness says MSU gym bomber placed bag under plastic chair

-No need for martial law after bombing – AFP chief

-AFP eyes ISIS retaliatory attack in Marawi blast

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



-CA confirms Herbosa, Laurel appointments

-Cesar Chavez appointed as Presidential Assistant for strategic communications

[Abante Tonite, Bulgar, Philippine STAR, Remate, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times, CNN PHL, Daily Tribune, ABS-CBN News]


6. House panel adopts reso urging suspension of SMNI operations

[CNN Philippines, Rappler, Manila Standard, GMA News, ABS-CBN News, Daily Tribune]


7. Philippines still lags behind world in math, reading and science — PISA 2022

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


8. 17 dead, 12 missing as bus falls into ravine in Antique; Operator vows cooperation in gov't probe

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



-NDRRMC: Surigao del Sur quake death toll rises to 3; 132.6K families affected

-Surigao del Sur placed under a state of calamity

-Strong quake that hit Mindanao an eye-opener — Bong Go

-Timing of recent successive quakes a coincidence, says Phivolcs

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


10. Marcos in isolation after getting COVID-19 for the 3rd time

[Bulgar, Inquirer, Manila Standard, Pilipino Mirror, GMA News, ABS-CBN News]


11. West PHL Sea

Joint multilateral patrols in West PH Sea in the works

China justifies maritime militia boats in WPS

-Bato urges Pinoys to pray as China ignores diplomatic protests

-Number of Chinese vessels in Julian Felipe Reef 'drastically' down, says official

[CNN PHL, Manila Standard, GMA News, ABS-CBN News]


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