(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Wednesday, 19 June 2024) Southwest Monsoon affecting the western sections of Southern Luzon and Visayas. 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 Southeast to South will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).

TOP STORIES - Friday, 31 May 2024

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

As of 5:00 p.m., Friday, 31 May 2024

1. Marcos greets VP Sara on her birthday, lauds her hard work, love for PHL

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



-Marcos to deliver keynote address in Singapore ‘Shangri-La Dialogue’

-Marcos vows to speak out on West Philippine Sea in Singapore forum

-Marcos meets with Singapore's Tharman at Shangri-La Dialogue sideline

[GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Standard, Business World, Manila Bulletin, The Philippine STAR, Abante, Daily Tribune, ABS-CBN News]


3. DFA raises Alert Level 2 in New Caledonia amid unrest; Filipinos told to avoid public places

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


4. Marcos: OFW upskilling, retraining programs to be strengthened

[Daily Tribune, Abante, People’s Tonight, People’s Journal, Malaya]


5. DOJ to complete environmental case vs China 'in a few weeks'

[Inquirer, Manila Standard, Philstar, The Manila Times Daily Tribune]


6. China’s defense ministry condemns US missile deployment in Philippines

[Rappler, BusinessWorld, Philstar, Reuters] https://www.bworldonline.com/the-nation/2024/05/31/598740/chinas-defense-ministry-condemns-us-missile-deployment-in-philippines/

7. Survey should prompt Senate to pass economic Charter change, solons say

[Manila Standard, Manila Bulletin, The Manila Times, Inquirer, Philstar]


8. DOH, PGH raise warning vs vape, cite 1st PHL death

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


9. BSP sees May annual inflation at 3.7% to 4.5%

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


10. Gasoline price seen to roll back; diesel, kerosene may increase next week

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


11. Gun-toting Chinese yields hacking devices, firearms in Makati

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


12. Guilty on all counts, Donald Trump becomes first US president convicted of a crime

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


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