(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Wednesday, 17 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).


TOP STORIES – Tuesday, 27 February 2024

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

As of 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, 27 February 2024

Senate President Juan Miguel “Migz” F. Zubiri (Bibo Nueva EspaΓ±a / Senate PRIB)

1. CHARTER CHANGE

-Zubiri: Marcos wants Cha-cha plebiscite held alongside 2025 elections

-Cha-cha proponents at House wants PBBM to confirm Zubiri’s claim

-Zubiri: Marcos ‘very clear’ on House, Senate separate Cha-cha vote

-Romualdez vows House will adopt Senate's RBH 6 ‘in toto’

-Romualdez reiterates high-stake Cha-cha deliberation's goal is the economy

-House leaders welcome DU30’s support for economic amendments

[BusinessWorld, GMA News, Malaya, Manila Standard, People’s Tonight, The Manila Times, The Philippine STAR, Philippine Daily Inquirer]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1910338/fwd-zubiri-bbm-wants-cha-cha-plebiscite-to-coincide-with-2025-elex

2. OVP says deleted EDSA anniversary statement was posted mistakenly

[GMA News, Malaya, Manila Bulletin, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Philstar]  https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2024/02/27/2336513/ovp-says-deleted-edsa-anniversary-statement-was-posted-mistakenly

3. Marcos to participate in ASEAN-Australia Special Summit next week, to seek support amid South China Sea issue

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/898748/marcos-to-participate-in-asean-australia-special-summit/story/

4. PCG: China deploys floating barriers, signal jammers in West PH Sea

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/2024/2/26/china-deploys-floating-barriers-signal-jammers-in-west-ph-sea-pcg-2021

5. Coast Guard’s FB page hacked in third cyberattack this year

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1910384/pcg-facebook-page-hacked-to-become-the-3rd-cyberattack-this-month

6. Baste brands PBBM's P20/kilo rice campaign promise as scam

[News5PH, Bulgar, DZME, Abante]

https://www.abante.com.ph/2024/02/26/p20-per-kilong-bigas-scam-baste/

7. Alleged Marcos dummies cleared in P2-B civil case

[Malaya, Philippine Daily Inquirer, ABS-CBN News]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/2024/2/26/sandiganbayan-dismisses-ill-gotten-wealth-case-vs-alleged-marcos-dummies-1930

8. Marcos orders tech-voc skills integration to senior high

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

https://mb.com.ph/2024/2/26/marcos-orders-integration-of-tech-voc-skills-to-senior-high-as-soon-as-possible-1

9. QUIBOLOY’S CASE:

-Quiboloy still in Philippines, just being cautious — lawyer

-DOJ: No Quiboloy extradition request yet

-DOJ waiting for Senate report before issuing lookout order for Quiboloy

[BusinessMirror, Daily Tribune, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Remate, The Philippine STAR, ABS-CBN News]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/2024/2/27/quiboloy-still-in-philippines-just-being-cautious-lawyer-951

10. CRIME STORIES:

-Navotas cops get lighter penalties for ‘mistaken’ killing of Jemboy Baltazar

-Senate panel subpoenas suspects in disappearance of beauty queen

-All-Muslim prison doable, says Remulla

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/metro/898742/navotas-cop-found-guilty-of-homicide-in-jemboy-baltazar-case/story/

11. BOHOL CLASH:

-AFP responds to torture claims of Bar passer in Bohol clash: 'Just speculations'

-PHL Army defends Bohol clash as legitimate operations

[Daily Tribune, GMA News, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Manila Bulletin]

https://mb.com.ph/2024/2/27/just-speculations-afp-responds-to-torture-claims-of-bar-passer-in-bohol-clash

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