(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Wednesday, 22 May 2024) Easterlies affecting 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 Easterlies. 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 East to Northeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).


TOP STORIES - Monday, 13 May 2024

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

As of 5:00 p.m., Monday, 13 May 2024

A multi-sectoral alliance of clergy folk, studentry, indigenous people, workers, and transport groups hold a peaceful demonstration against Charter Change, PGH Oblation Plaza, along Taft Ave. in Manila on February 23, 2024. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News/File 

1. Advocates temper expectations of Marcos’ special human rights committee

[BusinessMirror, BusinessWorld, Daily Tribune, GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, ABS-CBN News]

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/2024/5/12/advocates-temper-expectations-of-marcos-special-human-rights-committee-1129

2. House to invite ex-president Duterte adviser in P3-B Pampanga drug bust inquiry

[BusinessWorld, Daily Tribune, Malaya, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, News5, Philstar, GMA News]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/906522/house-to-invite-ex-president-duterte-adviser-in-p3-b-pampanga-drug-bust-inquiry/story/

3. House starts plenary debates on rice tariff amendment

[BusinessMirror, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, People’s Journal, People’s Tonight, Philstar, The Manila Times, Inquirer]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1939830/house-to-begin-plenary-debates-on-rice-tariffication-law-amendment-bill-this-week

4. Marcos wants a stronger PAF to defend PH sovereignty, territory

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1940044/marcos-wants-a-stronger-paf-to-defend-ph-sovereignty

5. Philippines to probe reports of foreign diplomats' illegal activities

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

https://mb.com.ph/2024/5/13/philippines-to-probe-reports-of-foreign-diplomats-illegal-activities

6. Palace urges end to misinformation targeting government officials

[Manila Standard, The Manila Times, Manila Bulletin]

https://mb.com.ph/2024/5/13/palace-urges-public-private-sectors-to-end-misinformation-disinformation-targeting-government-officials

7. Gasoline prices on rollback by P2.00/liter; diesel prices cut by P0.50/liter

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

https://mb.com.ph/2024/5/13/gasoline-prices-on-rollback-by-p2-00-liter-diesel-prices-cut-by-p0-50-liter

8. Metro Manila, 34 other areas seen to have ‘dangerous’ heat index

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1939968/fwd-metro-manila-34-other-areas-seen-to-have-dangerous-heat-index-on-monday-pagasa

9. NGCP: Luzon Grid under yellow alert on Monday afternoon

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/906564/luzon-grid-yellow-alert-monday/story/?just_in

10. DMW: No report yet on any Filipino affected by Indonesia flood

[ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer]

https://globalnation.inquirer.net/235718/dmw-no-report-yet-on-any-filipino-affected-by-indonesia-flood

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