(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Wednesday, 29 May 2024) At 3:00 AM today, the center of the eye of Typhoon "AGHON" {EWINIAR} was estimated based on all available data at 850 km East Northeast of Extreme Northern Luzon (23.1°N, 129.7°E) with maximum sustained winds of 130 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 160 km/h. It is moving Northeastward at 20 km/h. Southwesterly Windflow affecting the western section of 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 rainshowers or thunderstorms due to 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 South to Southwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).


TOP STORIES - Thursday, April 11, 2024

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

As of 5:00 p.m., Thursday, 11 April 2024

FILE PHOTO: President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. speaks at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit in San Francisco, California, United States, November 15, 2023. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo

1. TRILATERAL MEET:

-Marcos arrives in Washington for trilateral meet, vows to boost ties with Japan, US

-Marcos designates VP Sara, Bersamin, Estrella as caretakers

-Philippines eyes $100 billion in investment deals from summit with US, Japan

[ABS-CBN News, BusinessMirror, Daily Tribune, Malaya, People’s Journal, People’s Tonight, Pilipino Star NGAYON, The Manila Times, The Philippine STAR, News5, Inquirer]

https://globalnation.inquirer.net/231424/marcos-arrives-for-ph-japan-us-summit-in-washington-d-c

2. ‘Secret agreement’ with China ‘horrifies’ Marcos; Sino envoy summoned

[BusinessMirror, BusinessWorld, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Malaya, The Manila Times, The Philippine STAR, People’s Tonight,  Abante, Pilipino Star NGAYON]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2024/04/11/2346773/secret-agreement-china-horrifies-marcos

3. Unemployment rate down to 3.5%, job quality better in February

[BusinessMirror, BusinessWorld, Daily Tribune, GMA News, Philstar, Pilipino Star NGAYON, Inquirer]

https://business.inquirer.net/454156/unemployment-rate-down-to-3-5-job-quality-better-in-february

4. METRO MANILA TRAFFIC TOWN HALL:

-Marcos’ first ‘town hall’ meet turns into government info blitz; Uninvited transpo groups not impressed

-Marcos prohibits gov't personnel from using sirens, blinkers

-Marcos requests of doing more roadworks at night

[Abante Tonite, BusinessMirror, Daily Tribune, GMA News, Manila Standard, The Manila Times, The Philippine STAR, News5, Pilipino Star Ngayon]

https://www.philstar.com/pilipino-star-ngayon/bansa/2024/04/11/2346795/road-work-projects-gawin-sa-gabi-pangulong-marcos

5. To ease traffic, Metro Manila LGUs adopt new work hours starting April 15

[BusinessMirror, Daily Tribune, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Malaya, The Manila Times, The Philippine STAR, Inquirer]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1928624/to-help-ease-traffic-ncr-local-govts-adjust-work-sked-starting-april-15

6. Groups dismayed over Marcos’ reminder of PUVMP deadline; Transport strike set April 15

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/903330/piston-transport-strike/story/?just_in

7. DepEd wants Marcos stand on old school calendar clarified

[BusinessMirror, Daily Tribune, Malaya, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, People’s Tonight, Remate, The Manila Times, The Philippine STAR, Inquirer, Abante Tonite]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1928619/marcos-shift-to-old-school-calendar-may-happen-sooner

8. PBBM issues new EO regulating protocol license plates

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

https://mb.com.ph/2024/4/11/pbbm-issues-new-eo-regulating-protocol-plates

9. PINOYS ABROAD:

-Filipinos injured from Taiwan quake now 15

-DMW confirms Filipino hurt in Hong Kong residential fire

-DMW says efforts underway for repatriation of OFW who died in UAE fire

[BusinessMirror, Daily Tribune, GMA News, Malaya, Manila Standard, Inquirer]

https://globalnation.inquirer.net/231318/fwd-latest-count-15-taiwan-based-ofws-injured

10. QUIBOLOY CASE:

-Senate, NBI, CIDG serve arrest warrant vs Quiboloy

-Pasig City RTC orders arrest of Quiboloy, 5 co-accused on non-bailable charge of qualified human trafficking

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

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2024/04/11/2346771/senate-nbi-cidg-serve-arrest-warrant-vs-quiboloy

11. Makati Police seizes P3.5M worth of shabu in 1st quarter

[ABS-CBN News, Daily Tribune, GMA News, Manila Standard, BusinessMirror]

https://businessmirror.com.ph/2024/04/11/makati-police-seizes-p3-5m-worth-of-shabu-in-1st-quarter

12. 2 dead in Navy chopper mishap near Cavite City market

[BusinessMirror, Inquirer, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, News5, Philstar, The Manila Times, Daily Tribune]

https://tribune.net.ph/2024/04/11/chopper-crashes-in-cavite-2-pilots-died

13. Davao del Norte gov defies Palace’s 60-day suspension order

[Daily Tribune, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1928816/palace-suspends-davao-del-norte-gov-for-60-days

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