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TOP STORIES – Monday, 12 February 2024

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

As of 5:00 p.m., Monday, 12 February 2024

1. President Marcos, First Lady Liza share relationship advice in pre-Valentine's Day vlog

[Abante, Abante Tonite, Daily Tribune, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Philstar, The Manila Times, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/content/897146/president-marcos-first-lady-liza-share-relationship-advice-in-pre-valentine-s-day-vlog/story/

2. Marcos foreign trips generate $14.2B in investments — DTI

[BusinessMirror, Daily Tribune, Philstar, Inquirer, Abante, Manila Bulletin, The Manila Times, BusinessWorld]

https://www.bworldonline.com/economy/2024/02/11/574969/marcos-foreign-trips-generate-14-2b-in-investments-dti

3. High power rates threat to 'Bagong Pilipinas' goals – group

[Business Mirror, Daily Tribune, GMA News, Manila Standard, Inquirer, The Manila Times]

https://www.manilatimes.net/2024/02/12/news/national/high-power-rates-threat-to-bagong-pilipinas-goals-group/1932150

4. Philippine Coast Guard accuses Chinese vessels of 'dangerous' maneuvers

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/2024/2/11/pcg-accuses-chinese-vessels-of-dangerous-maneuvers-1603

5. Davao De Oro landslide death toll rises to 55

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

https://tribune.net.ph/2024/02/12/davao-de-oro-landslide-death-toll-rises-to-55

6. TOBACCO CONTROL:

-Philippines endorses tobacco harm reduction at WHO conference; gains support from int’l anti-smoking advocates

-DOH reiterates commitment to stronger tobacco control

[Daily Tribune, People’s Journal, Philstar, Manila Standard, Manila Bulletin]

https://mb.com.ph/2024/2/11/philippines-draws-support-at-who-conference-for-endorsing-harm-reduction

7. Price of gasoline down 60¢, diesel by 10¢ per liter

[BusinessWorld, GMA News, Philstar, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer, The Manila Times]

https://business.inquirer.net/445053/price-of-gasoline-down-60%c2%a2-diesel-by-10%c2%a2-per-liter

8. Voter registration for 2025 midterm polls starts

[ABS-CBN News, The Manila Times, GMA News, Philstar]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/897186/voter-registration-for-2025-midterm-polls-starts/story/

9. Hoax bomb email hits PH schools, gov’t offices

[DZBB, Daily Tribune, GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, The Manila Times, Manila Standard]

https://www.manilastandard.net/news/news-flash/314415886/hoax-bomb-email-hits-ph-schools-govt-offices.html

10. MSU bombing 'mastermind' killed in Lanao military ops —AFP

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1902881/fwd-afp-on-confirming-one-of-msu-suspects-death

11. Marcos honors 4 soldiers wounded in clash with terrorists

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1903001/fwd-marcos-gives-medals

12. CHR urges review of NTF-ELCAC’s mandate

[GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Philstar]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2024/02/12/2332808/chr-urges-review-ntf-elcacs-mandate

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