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Thursday, 22 February 2024

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

As of 5:00 p.m., Thursday, 22 February 2024

1. PCG spox slams China’s gaslighting, says PH vessels still in Bajo de Masinloc

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

https://manilastandard.net/news/314419005/pcg-spox-slams-chinas-gaslighting-says-ph-vessels-still-in-bajo-de-masinloc.html

2. DOJ chief vows to go after culprits behind alleged cyanide fishing in Bajo de Masinloc

[Abante, Daily Tribune, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Philippine Daily Inquirer, The Philippine STAR, BusinessMirror]

https://businessmirror.com.ph/2024/02/21/doj-chief-vows-to-go-after-culprits-behind-alleged-cyanide-fishing-in-bajo-de-masinloc/

3. Korean firm Miru wins top 2025 election contract, replacing Smartmatic

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/898285/comelec-to-award-vote-counting-machine-contract-to-lone-bidder-miru-systems/story/?just_in

4. Ambassadors tour Laperal Mansion, the President's guesthouse

[Philstar, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer, Manila Standard, Daily Tribune, The Manila Times]

https://www.manilatimes.net/2024/02/22/news/ambassadors-tour-laperal-mansion-the-presidents-guesthouse/1933633

5. 57 lawmakers reject Mindanao secession, want to hold accountable those calling for it

[ABS-CBN News, BusinessMirror, Manila Bulletin, News5, People’s Journal, Pilipino Star NGAYON, The Manila Times, The Philippine Star, Rappler]

https://www.rappler.com/philippines/lawmakers-manifesto-hold-accountable-mindanao-secession-advocates/

6. US launches P1.6-B program to boost PH higher education

[Manila Standard, People’s Tonight, The Philippine Star, The Manila Times]

https://www.manilatimes.net/2024/02/22/campus-press/us-launches-p16-b-program-to-boost-ph-higher-education/1933601

7. Marcos sees ‘great deal of potential’ in PH-Hawaii trade

[GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer]

https://globalnation.inquirer.net/226382/marcos-sees-great-deal-of-potential-in-ph-hawaii-trade

8. House eyes economic Cha-cha approval before Holy Week break

[Philippine Daily Inquirer, Malaya, Manila Standard]

https://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/314418958/house-eyes-economic-cha-cha-approval-before-holy-week-break.html

9. PINOYS ABROAD:

-Kuwait appeal court upholds 15-year sentence vs Ranara's killer

-14 repatriates from Gaza now in PHL

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/2024/2/21/kuwait-appeal-court-upholds-15-year-sentence-vs-ranara-s-killer-2257

10. Romualdez dismisses Quiboloy's PHL-US connivance claim as diversionary tactics

[GMA News, Pilipino Star Ngayon, People’s Journal]

https://www.philstar.com/pilipino-star-ngayon/bansa/2024/02/22/2335125/alegasyon-ni-quiboloy-diversionary-tactics-romualdez

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