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TOP STORIES – Wednesday, 06 March 2024

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

As of 06 March 2024, Wednesday as of 5:00 p.m.

1. Marcos: I have no impulse to authoritarianism

[ABS-CBN News, Daily Tribune, The Philippine STAR, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/899560/marcos-i-have-no-impulse-to-authoritarianism/story/

2. Marcos Jr. still not inviting ICC to PH

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/2024/3/5/marcos-jr-still-not-inviting-icc-to-ph-2244

3. PBBM denies family's ill-gotten wealth, calls it propaganda

[News5, Rappler, Philstar, Daily Tribune]

https://tribune.net.ph/2024/03/06/pbbm-denies-familys-ill-gotten-wealth-calls-it-propaganda

4. WEST PHL SEA:

- Marcos views Chinese actions in Ayungin Shoal with 'great alarm'

- Marcos says Ayungin incident no reason to invoke MDT

- PH tells China: Order ships to leave Ayungin

[ABS-CBN News, BusinessMirror, Daily Tribune, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Philstar, Rappler, The Manila Times, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/899643/marcos-views-chinese-actions-in-ayungin-shoal-with-great-alarm/story/?just_in

5. PHL-AUSTRALIA RELATION

- PH signs second protocol to Asean-Australia-New Zealand free trade deal

- Australian firm keen on investing in renewable energy in PH

- Reconnect with roots, Fil-Aussies told

- Marcos tells ASEAN, Australia: Exercise boldness in maintaining respect for rules-based int'l order

[Abante, BusinessMirror, Daily Tribune, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, People’s Journal, Philstar, Pilipino Star Ngayon, The Manila Times]

https://www.manilatimes.net/2024/03/06/news/ph-signs-second-protocol-to-asean-australia-new-zealand-free-trade-deal/1935599

6. PBBM confirms Imelda Marcos has pneumonia, but ‘in good spirits’

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

https://www.manilatimes.net/2024/03/05/news/marcos-mom-imelda-in-good-spirits-despite-slight-pneumonia/1935482

7. CHARTER CHANGE:

- House Committee of the Whole OKs RBH 7

- Tolentino files resolution on Senate rules regarding charter amendments

- Angara: No to foreign investment in education

[ABS-CBN News, DZBB, GMA News, Inquirer, News5, Rappler, The Manila Times]

https://mb.com.ph/2024/3/6/house-committee-of-the-whole-o-ks-rbh-7

8. Four Filipinos injured after brawl with Thai ladyboys — DFA

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

https://mb.com.ph/2024/3/5/four-filipinos-injured-after-brawl-with-thai-ladyboys-dfa

9. DOH backs proposal to ban disposable vapes in PH

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1914834/doh-backs-rectos-proposal-to-ban-disposable-vapes

10. Another roaming rodent spotted at NAIA

[ABS-CBN News, Daily Tribune, Interaksyon]

https://interaksyon.philstar.com/trends-spotlights/2024/03/06/271500/travelers-rodent-running-amok-naia-terminal-3/

11. Former trade chief, Namfrel founder Jose Concepcion dies

[ABS-CBN News, Daily Tribune, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Manila Times, Rappler, GMA News] https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/899615/namfrel-founder-ex-dti-chief-jose-joecon-concepcion-jr-dies/story/

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