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TOP STORIES – Saturday, 27 January 2024

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

As of 4:00 p.m., Saturday, 27 January 2024

Poster of the "Bagong Pilipinas" campaign kick-off rally which will be held on Jan. 28, 2024 at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila.

1. BAGONG PILIPIPNAS KICK-OFF RALLY

- PCO denies Cha-cha agenda in 'Bagong Pilipinas' rally

- ‘Bagong Pilipinas’ to bring ‘leveled up’ gov’t services to Pinoys

- About 200K expected to join 'Bagong Pilipinas kick-off rally'

[Philstar, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2024/01/27/2328956/pco-denies-cha-cha-agenda-bagong-pilipinas-rally

2. DepEd removes administrative tasks from teachers

[CNN Philippines, Philstarm Inquirer, Manila Times] https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2024/1/26/DepEd-removes-administrative-tasks.html

3. 9 suspected Dawlah Islamiyah-Maute group members killed in Lanao del Sur

[ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Philstar, Manila Times] https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/01/27/24/9-suspected-dawlah-islamiyah-maute-group-members-killed-in-lanao-del-sur

4. CHARTER CHANGE:

- Romualdez denies hand in PI drive, hits senators’ ‘very toxic rhetoric’ vs House

- Constitutional crisis slowly happening – Migz

- Comelec: Cha-cha signatures from over 1,000 towns, cities received

- NEDA backs amending economic provisions of Constitution

[Daily Tribune, Philstar, Inquirer, ABS-CBN News, GMA News] https://tribune.net.ph/2024/01/26/romualdez-denies-hand-in-pi-drive

5. Baguio City chills at 9.8°C, the coldest so far this 2024 — PAGASA

[GMA News, ABS-CBN News, Philstar]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/weather/2024/01/27/2328952/baguio-city-chills-98c-coldest-so-far-2024-pagasa

6. Biggest gasoline price hike so far in 2024 expected on Tuesday

[ABS-CBN News, GMA News, CNN Philippines] https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/01/27/24/biggest-gasoline-price-hike-so-far-in-2024-expected-on-tuesday

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