(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Tuesday, 16 July 2024) At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 310 km East Northeast of Davao City (8.3°N, 128.2°E). Southwest Monsoon affecting the western sections of Southern Luzon and Mindanao. 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 cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to LPA. Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to heavy rains. 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 Northeast to Northwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).


TOP STORIES – Monday, 5 February 2024

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

As of 5:00 p.m., Monday, 05 February 2024

National Security Adviser Eduardo AΓ±o in this file photo taken on May 2, 2022, in MalacaΓ±ang.

1. MINDANAO SECESSION:

- AΓ±o: Any secession move to be met with force

- Panelo on use of force vs ex-Pres. Duterte: ‘You’re overacting too much!’

- LGU groups reject move to separate Mindanao from PH

- Secession is not the answer to Mindanao’s concerns,’ says Abalos

- Robin Padilla believes Mindanao can secede if done legally

- Ex-Pres. Duterte may be held liable for sedition – Romualdos of Camiguin

[Daily Tribune, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times, Manila Standard, The Straits Times, GMA News] https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1899164/ano-any-secession-move-to-be-met-with-force

2. Baste clarifies apology remarks, says its for Imee not PBBM

[Abante, Abante Tonite, Inquirer, Manila Standard, Manila Times, The Philippine Star] https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2024/02/05/2331011/baste-clarifies-apology-imee-it-was-out-pity

3. No room for defamation in Bagong Pilipinas – Marcos

[Daily Tribune, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, The Philippine Star]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2024/02/05/2331017/no-room-defamation-bagong-pilipinas-marcos

4. Most Filipinos satisfied with Marcos admin’s governance style — survey [Manila Bulletin, GMA News, News5PH]

https://mb.com.ph/2024/2/4/most-filipinos-satisfied-with-marcos-admin-s-governance-style-survey

5.  Imee shuns call to abolish NTF-ELCAC

[Inquirer, Manila Standard, Manila Times, Philstar] https://www.manilatimes.net/2024/02/05/news/national/imee-shuns-call-to-abolish-ntf-elcac/1931061

6. House on  heightened alert due to bomb threat

[ABS-CBN News, Daily Tribune, GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, News5PH, Rappler] https://mb.com.ph/2024/2/5/baka-bombahin-house-on-heightened-alert-due-to-bomb-threat

7. Senate starts deliberation on economic Charter change

- Charter framer Hilario Davide Jr. warns vs changing economic provisions

- House hopes Senate passes RBH6 by March; Angara sees Oct deadline for Cha-cha debates

- No united stand from PHL biz on Cha-cha debate

- Padilla insists separate voting on Cha-cha; says nothing wrong with spending personal money on PI

[ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Business Mirror, Philstar, Daily Tribune] https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1899277/livestream-senate-starts-deliberation-on-economic-charter-change

8. CYBER ATTACKS:

- Romualdez calls for probe into hacking attempts vs gov't sites

- Millions of attempts' from hackers to deface House website—Velasco

- Poe tells gov’t units to ‘fortify their website firewall and systems’

- DICT assures public cybersafety after recent hacking attempts; PCG heightens cybersecurity measures

[ABS-CBN News, Inquirer, Manila Times, Manila Bulletin, Philstar] https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1899246/fwd-romualdez-on-wanting-probe-on-hacking-attempts-vs-govt-sites

9. Oil firms to raise pump prices anew [ABS-CBN News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Manila Times]

https://www.manilatimes.net/2024/02/05/news/oil-firms-to-raise-pump-prices-anew/1931175

10. Mayon Volcano updates:

-Phivolcs says no magma coming out of Mayon Volcano after phreatic eruption

-Albay on alert as Mayon spews white smoke

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

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2024/02/05/2331104/phivolcs-says-no-magma-coming-out-mayon-volcano-after-phreatic-eruption

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