(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 - Tuesday, April 23, 2024

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

As of 5:00 p.m., 23 April 2024, Tuesday

Sen. Risa Hontiveros—INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / NINO JESUS ORBETA

1. FL LIZA-VP SARA FEUD:

-PBBM says wife’s sentiments vs VP Sara will not affect their working relationship

-Marcos sees no reason to replace Sara Duterte as DepEd chief

-Sara prefers private talk with Marcos on First Lady issues

-Manila solon defends First Lady, questions VP Duterte's 'character and integrity'

[Abante, BusinessWorld, Daily Tribune, Inquirer, News5, Malaya, Manila Bulletin, The Philippine STAR, The Manila Times, Manila Standard, People’s Tonight, Pilipino Star NGAYON, People’s Tonight, The Philippine STAR]

https://philstarlife.com/news-and-views/997350-marcos-working-relationship-with-sara-duterte-not-affected-liza-comments

2. PHL, Qatar sign 9 key deals

[Manila Bulletin, Daily Tribune, Inquirer, Malaya, The Manila Times, Abante]

https://tribune.net.ph/2024/04/22/phl-qatar-sign-moa-amid-emirs-visit

3. Leachon bares doc-pharma firms ‘collusion’ in prescribing meds; DOH warns health workers vs gifts from pharma firms

[BusinessMirror, GMA News, Inquirer, The Manila Times, Manila Bulletin, Rappler]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1932589/fwd-leachon-on-doctor-and-pharmaceutical-scheme

4. Marcos appoints retired CA magistrate Sadang as new PCGG chief

[The Philippine Star, Malaya, Manila Standard, News5, Inquirer, Rappler, ABS-CBN News]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/2024/4/22/marcos-appoints-retired-ca-magistrate-sadang-as-new-pcgg-chief-1614

5. BIFF top leader, 11 others killed in Maguindanao military ops

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

https://www.rappler.com/nation/mindanao/biff-top-leader-others-killed-maguindanao-military-operations-april-22-2024

6. Over 11 million Filipinos still consider themselves poor —OCTA Research

[GMA News, Manila Bulletin, The Manila Times, Manila Standard]

https://www.manilastandard.net/news/national/314438804/over-11-million-filipinos-still-consider-themselves-poor-octa-research.html

7. SC overturns dismissal of disqualification petition against Cagayan governor

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

https://www.rappler.com/nation/luzon/sc-overturns-dismissal-disqualification-petition-cagayan-governor-manuel-mamba/

8. PNP prohibits visible, offensive tattoos for cops

[ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, News5]

https://mb.com.ph/2024/4/22/di-magandang-tingnan-pnp-prohibits-visible-offensive-tattoos-for-cops

9. DMW: No OFWs reported hurt in latest Taiwan earthquakes

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/pinoyabroad/dispatch/904456/dmw-ofws-taiwan-earthquakes/story/

10. Yellow alert up in Luzon, Visayas grids

[ABS-CBN News, News5, Philstar, Inquirer]

https://business.inquirer.net/455957/luzon-visayas-grids-under-yellow-alert

11. EASING EL NIΓ‘O EFFECTS:

-Marcos gives aid to farmers in Occidental Mindoro amid El NiΓ±o onslaught

-Marcos tells farmers gov’t is building dam, working to ease effects of El NiΓ±o

-Marcos wants wider coverage of irrigation system in El NiΓ±o-hit Occidental Mindoro

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

https://tribune.net.ph/2024/04/23/marcos-bares-irrigation-plans-to-ease-el-ni%C3%B1o-effects

12. PISTON urges SC: Issue TRO vs PUVMP before April 30 consolidation deadline

[ABS-CBN News, Philstar, News5, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/904472/piston-asks-sc-to-act-on-tro-bid-vs-puvmp/story/?just_in


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