(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Thursday, 18 April 2024) Easterlies affecting the country. 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 rain showers or thunderstorms due to Easterlies. 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 East to Northeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).


Monday, 26 February 2024

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

As of 5:00 p.m., Monday, 26 February 2024

A front view of the Edsa Shrine’s calm facade, taken an hour before scheduled protests on February 25, 2024, at the historic site for the commemoration of the 38th People Power anniversary. (Photo by ZEUS LEGASPI / INQUIRER.net)

1. EDSA PEOPLE POWER ANNIVERSARY:

-Low-key series of events mark People Power

-Groups chant ‘No to Cha-cha’ on EDSA People Power anniversary

-PNP defends police blockade vs EDSA anniv protesters

[ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Pilipino Mirror, Rappler, SunStar, The Manila Times, Inquirer]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1909776/low-key-series-of-events-mark-people-power

2. Marcos to Pinoys: Be discerning about PHL history

[Manila Bulletin, SunStar, The Philippine STAR, Daily Tribune]

https://tribune.net.ph/2024/02/26/learn-from-history-marcos-urges-pinoys

3. DUTERTE BACKS MARCOS’ CHA-CHA:

-Duterte softens tone toward Marcos in Cebu rally, back Cha-cha but warns against incumbent benefits

-House reps relieved ex-President Duterte is now OK with economic Cha-cha

-Entire House tackles economic Cha-cha today

[ABS-CBN News, Inquirer, Manila Standard, Rappler, The Manila Times, Daily Tribune, Rappler]

https://tribune.net.ph/2024/02/26/duterte-supports-cha-cha-but-warns-against-incumbent-benefits

4. LEGISLATURE:

-Marcos signs into law Tatak Pinoy Act, Expanded Centenarians Act

-PCO: Magna Carta of Filipino Seafarers still under review

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

https://mb.com.ph/2024/2/25/marcos-signs-tatak-pinoy-act-expanded-centenarians-act-into-law

5. Philippines urged to strengthen its measures against money laundering, terrorism financing

[BusinessMirror, Daily Tribune, GMA News, Philstar, The Manila Times, BusinessWorld]

https://www.bworldonline.com/top-stories/2024/02/26/577675/philippines-urged-to-strengthen-its-measures-against-money-laundering-terrorism-financing/

6. LANAO CLASH:

-Marcos honors 6 soldiers killed in Lanao clashes

-Romualdez to give cash, assistance packages to AFP 'heroes' in Lanao del Norte clash

[ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin, People's Journal, People's Tonight, The Manila Times]

https://www.manilatimes.net/2024/02/25/news/marcos-honors-6-soldiers-killed-in-lanao-clashes/1934090

7. 'Bigas biglang mahal' is inevitable, Marcos says

[Abante Tonite, People’s Tonight, Daily Tribune, SunStar, Manila Bulletin]

https://mb.com.ph/2024/2/25/bigas-biglang-mahal-is-inevitable-marcos-says

8. Marcos names new LWUA administrator

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1910131/marcos-names-new-lwua-administrator

9. De Lima lauds Marcos for giving PHL a 'democratic space'

[People's Journal, People's Tonight, Pilipino Star Ngayon]

https://www.philstar.com/pilipino-star-ngayon/bansa/2024/02/26/2336127/marcos-nakapagbigay-ng-democratic-space-sa-bansa-de-lima

10. Romualdez declares motorcycle bill a priority

[BusinessMirror, Daily Tribune, Manila Bulletin, People's Journal, People's Tonight, Pilipino Mirror, Philippine Daily Inquirer, The Manila Times, Manila Standard, The Philippine STAR]

https://www.manilatimes.net/2024/02/26/news/national/romualdez-declares-motorcycle-bill-a-priority/1934108

11. Robin Padilla apologizes to Senate officials over wife's IV drip issue

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

https://entertainment.inquirer.net/543612/robin-padilla-says-sorry-to-senate-execs-over-wifes-vitamin-c-drip-mess

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