(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 – Monday, 29 January 2024

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

As of 5:00 p.m., Monday, 29 January 2024

1. DUTERTE-MARCOS BICKERING:

-Duterte accuses Marcos of being in drug watch list, PDEA denies claim

-Marcos hits back, blames fentanyl for Duterte’s recent claims

-Romualdez lashes out at Dutertes for ‘drug addict’ accusation

[ABS-CBN News, Daily Tribune, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times, Rappler, The Philippine STAR]

https://philstarlife.com/news-and-views/500095-duterte-claims-marcos-in-drug-watch-list-pdea-denies

2. RESIGNATION/OUSTER CALLS VS PBBM

-Duterte warns Marcos of ouster like his father’s if Charter change pushes through

-Baste Duterte to Marcos: Resign if you can’t make love of country a priority

-Romualdez to Dutertes: Stop lying, plotting Marcos' ouster

-Sara blames brother’s call for Marcos to resign on ‘despicable’ people in President’s circle

[Abante, ABS-CBN News, BusinessMirror, Daily Tribune, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Philstar, The Manila Times, Rappler]

https://www.rappler.com/philippines/rodrigo-duterte-warns-ferdinand-marcos-jr-charter-change-january-2024/

3. ‘BAGONG PILIPINAS’ RALLY:

-‘Bagong Pilipinas’ rally turns into pep talk to government workers

-Duterte supporters hold protest in Davao vs Charter change

-Sara Duterte attends ‘Bagong Pilipinas’ rally, supports action vs Charter change

-VP Duterte attends Davao prayer rally after joining Bagong Pilipinas rally

-Imee's prayer: Keep the President away from 'devils'

[BusinessMirror, Daily Tribune, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Philippine Daily Inquirer]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1895626/bagong-pilipinas-rally-turns-into-pep-talk-to-government-workers

4. CHARTER CHANGE:

-COMELEC halts all proceedings on people's initiative

-‘Support for Senate:’ Maroon ribbons worn as Cha-cha drama heats up

-Senators blast solon for 'comfort zone' remark on Charter change

-Colmenares to senators: Join us in fighting people's initiative at local level

-Bayan Muna’s distribution of PI’s withdrawal affidavit premature — COMELEC chief

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/895713/comelec-halts-all-proceedings-on-people-s-initiative/story/?just_in

5. Marcos off to Vietnam; hopes maritime cooperation will be strengthened

[Daily Tribune, GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard]

https://www.manilastandard.net/news/314411294/marcos-leaves-for-two-day-vietnam-visit.html

6. President Marcos: Dinagyang festival a reminder to preserve Filipino identity

[BusinessMirror, Daily Tribune, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, People’s Journal, The Philippine STAR]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2024/01/29/2329320/president-marcos-dinagyang-festival-reminder-preserve-filipino-identity

7. CNN Philippines announces shutdown amid financial woes, to stop ops January 31

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/business/01/29/24/cnn-philippines-announces-shutdown-amid-financial-woes

8. Gasoline prices to go up P2.80/liter, diesel by P1.30/liter

[ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Manila Times, Inquirer]

https://business.inquirer.net/443106/gasoline-prices-to-go-up-p2-80-liter-diesel-by-p1-30-liter

9. OCTA: 38% of Filipinos think PH economy will improve in next 6 months

[Manila Bulletin, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/money/economy/895712/octa-38-of-filipinos-think-ph-economy-will-improve-in-next-6-months/story/?just_in

10. WEST PHILIPPINE SEA:

-China says it ‘allowed’ Philippines to supply troops at Ayungin Shoal

-AFP tells China Coast Guard anew: We don't need permission to go to Ayungin

[GMA News, Manila Bulletin]

https://mb.com.ph/2024/1/29/afp-tells-china-coast-guard-anew-we-don-t-need-permission-to-go-to-ayungin-1

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