(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Wednesday, 24 April 2024) Easterlies affecting the country. 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 Easterlies/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 East to Southeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).


TOP STORIES – Monday, 19 February 2024

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

As of 5:00 p.m., Monday, 19 February 2024

1. Senate officially issues subpoena vs. Quiboloy

[GMA News, Daily Tribune, ABS-CBN News, News5, Philstar, Inquirer, Rappler, Manila Standard, Manila Bulletin] https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/897900/senate-officially-issues-subpoena-vs-quiboloy/story/?just_in

2. OCTA: 59% of Filipinos favor PH rejoining ICC; 55% support gov't cooperation with ICC drug war probe

 [GMA News, Manila Standard, BusinessWorld, Philstar, The Manila Times, Manila Bulletin, Abante, Rappler] https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2024/02/19/2334425/octa-59-percent-want-philippines-rejoin-icc

3. 6 soldiers killed in operation vs group behind MSU Marawi blast

[Rappler, ABS-CBN News, Inquirer, Manila Standard, Philstar, The Manila Times] https://www.rappler.com/philippines/death-toll-injured-operation-vs-group-behind-msu-marawi-blast-february-2024

4. CHARTER CHANGE:

- House leaders file reso adopting Senate's economic Cha-cha

- 3 House solons question Senate sincerity over Cha-cha ceasefire

- Senate probe uncovers more underhanded tactics for PI

- House outperforms Senate in approving LEDAC bills

[GMA News, Inquirer, News5, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Manila Standard, Manila Times] https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/897918/house-reso-on-economic-cha-cha-filed/story/?just_in

5. NEDA: Admin working fast on inflation, food, job woes

[Daily Tribune, BusinessMirror, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Philstar] https://www.manilastandard.net/news/314417998/neda-admin-working-fast-on-inflation-food-job-woes.html

6. Economists keep 3.9% inflation forecast this year

[Manila Bulletin, BusinessWorld, The Manila Times]

https://mb.com.ph/2024/1/16/article-1728

7. Oil price hike set on Tuesday

[ABS-CBN News, GMA News, The Manila Times, Philstar, Inquirer] https://business.inquirer.net/446114/gasoline-prices-to-go-up-by-p1-60-liter-diesel-by-p1-10-liter

© Philippine Information Agency Monitoring Unit