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TOP STORIES - Tuesday, 2 April 2024

TORIES (from online and print media monitoring)

As of 5:00 p.m., 02 April 2024, Tuesday

1. Marcos to PNP chief: Address new threats

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

https://www.manilatimes.net/2024/04/02/news/marcos-to-pnp-chief-address-new-threats/1939353

2. Marcos creates right-of-way committee for railway projects

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

https://tribune.net.ph/2024/04/02/marcos-creates-right-of-way-committee-for-railway-projects

3. Marcos orders creation of organizing council for PH hosting of ASEAN 2026

[Malaya, Philstar, Inquirer, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/902300/marcos-orders-creation-of-organizing-council-for-ph-hosting-of-asean-2026/story/

 

4. PBBM pays respects to late SEC commissioner Guevara

[ABS-CBN News, Daily Tribune, News5, Philstar, Manila Bulletin]

https://mb.com.ph/2024/4/2/marcos-pays-last-respects-to-sec-exec-guevara

5. WEST PHL SEA:

-Imee says EO creating maritime council ‘leads to dangerous path’

-Roque: 'No clear China policy' 2 years into Marcos admin

-Duterte had no deal with China over Ayungin — Panelo

-China says PH policies on South China Sea won’t affect its maritime rights

[ABS-CBN News, Daily Tribune, GMA News, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, News5, The Manila Times, The Philippine STAR]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/2024/4/2/roque-no-clear-china-policy-2-years-into-marcos-admin-906

6. Vaccine hesitancy blamed on former DOH execs —Garin

[Abante Tonite, BusinessMirror, Manila Bulletin, News5, People’s Journal, The Manila Times, Daily Tribune]

https://tribune.net.ph/2024/04/02/vaccine-hesitancy-blamed-on-former-doh-execs

7. DOH allays public fears over anthrax

[ABS-CBN News, Malaya, Rappler, Philstar]

https://www.philstar.com/nation/2024/04/02/2344664/doh-allays-public-fearsover-anthrax

8. TRAFFIC WOES:

-MMDA to impose fines vs 2 contractors after unfinished EDSA projects cause heavy traffic

-House probe targets easing of heavy traffic on NLEX

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1924825/house-probe-targets-easing-of-heavy-traffic-on-nlex

9. P212.5 million shabu seized in Clark

[Abante Tonite, Inquirer, Manila Standard, Pilipino Mirror, Pilipino Star NGAYON, The Philippine STAR]

https://www.philstar.com/nation/2024/04/02/2344645/p2125-million-shabu-seizedin-clark

10. 783 inmates released —BuCor

[Bulgar, Manila Standard, Pilipino Star NGAYON, People’s Tonight, Philstar, Remate, The Manila Times, Malaya]

https://malaya.com.ph/news_news/783-inmates-released/

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