(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Monday, 15 July 2024) Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affecting Southern Luzon, Visayas, 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 Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to ITCZ. 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 Southwest to Southeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).


TOP STORIES – Tuesday, 05 March 2024

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

As of 05:00 p.m., March 2024, Tuesday

Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and China Coast Guard vessels collide in the West Philippine Sea on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, causing “minor structural damage” to the Philippines’ ship. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

1. WEST PHL SEA:

-PHL, China vessels collide in West Philippine Sea

-4 PH Navy crew hurt by China Coast Guard’s water cannon attack

-Marcos vows pushback vs Chinese aggression

-It's the Philippines that is harassing China —Chinese official

[Abante Tonite, BusinessWorld, Daily Tribune, Interaksyon, GMA News, Manila Standard, Manila Times, News5, Philstar, Pilipino Star NGAYON, Rappler, The Manila Times, Inquirer]

https://globalnation.inquirer.net/226929/ph-and-china-coast-guard-ships-collide-in-west-philippine-sea

2. Think tank names Marcos among most influential, closely-watched leaders in Southeast Asia

[BusinessMirror, Daily Tribune, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, The Manila Times]

https://www.manilatimes.net/2024/03/04/news/marcos-among-most-influential-leaders-in-southeast-asia-think-tank/1935403

3. Inflation snaps 4-month deceleration streak, rises to 3.4% in February

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/money/economy/899469/inflation-snaps-4-month-deceleration-streak-rises-to-3-4-in-february/story/

4. 14 senators sign manifesto supporting Zubiri's leadership

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

https://www.manilatimes.net/2024/03/05/news/14-senators-sign-manifesto-of-support-for-zubiri/1935426

5. Macalintal: Plebiscite alongside midterm elections unconstitutional

[ABS-CBN News, BusinessMirror, Daily Tribune, Philstar, The Manila Times]

https://www.manilatimes.net/2024/03/05/news/national/macalintal-questions-cha-cha-plebiscite/1935406

6. QUIBOLOY CASES:

-Senate panel orders arrest of Quiboloy for skipping probe of his alleged crimes

-DOJ orders multiple raps to be filed vs Quiboloy

-Quiboloy supporters gather outside Senate

[ABS-CBN News, BusinessMirror, GMA News, Philstar]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1914062/cited-for-contempt-ordered-arrested

7. House probe of bedbugs, roaches at NAIA sought; MIAA mulls scrapping pest control contracts

[ABS-CBN News, Philstar, The Manila Times, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, News5]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1913964/house-probe-of-bedbugs-roaches-at-naia-sought

8. SC orders Metro Manila LGUs: Stop own ticketing system, follow MMDA rules

[GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Rappler]

https://www.rappler.com/philippines/supreme-court-orders-metro-manila-lgus-stop-own-ticketing-system-follow-mmda-rules/

9. Imelda Marcos hospitalized for suspected pneumonia —Imee

[Radyo Inquirer, GMA News, ABS-CBN News]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/2024/3/5/imelda-marcos-hospitalized-sen-imee-1541

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