(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 - Monday, June 05, 2024

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

As of 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, 05 June 2024


1. Philippine inflation rises to 3.9% in May

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

https://mb.com.ph/2024/6/5/philippine-inflation-rises-to-3-9-in-may

2. KANLAON ERUPTION

-Marcos: Government on top of situation following Kanlaon eruption

-Kanlaon spews 4,113 tons of sulfur dioxide; 53 volcanic earthquakes recorded

-SRA to assess Kanlaon eruption impact on Negros sugarcane

[Daily Tribune, GMA News, Business Mirror, Inquirer, Manila Standard, The Manila Times, Pilipino Star Ngayon, Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN News]

https://mb.com.ph/2024/6/4/marcos-assures-kanlaon-eruption-victims-gov-t-ready-to-assist-you

3. Marcos appoints Sen. Pimentel’s wife as special envoy to UAE

[ABS-CBN News, BusinessWorld, GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, Rappler, The Manila Times, The Philippine STAR, Inquirer]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1948109/marcos-appoints-sen-pimentels-wife-as-special-envoy-to-uae

4. PHARMALLY PROBE:

-Senator wants Duterte included in Pharmally case raps

-France Castro wants Duterte summoned to House appropriations panel hearing

-Duque says statement during House probe 'taken out of context'

[Philstar, ABS-CBN News, Rappler, Manila Standard, Manila Times, Inquirer]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2024/06/05/2360446/senator-wants-duterte-included-pharmally-case-raps

5. Marcos orders study to create PNP legal department to protect cops

[ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Newss5, Manila Standard]

https://mb.com.ph/2024/6/5/marcos-orders-study-to-create-pnp-legal-department-to-protect-cops

6. POGO ACTIVITIES:

-POGO raid in Pampanga nets 157 foreigners, 29 Filipinos —PAOCC

-PAGCOR had no role in local permit issuances to POGOs

-BI arrests 37 Chinese nationals over illegal retail in ParaΓ±aque

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

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1948372/fwd-update-paocc-on-arrest-of-157-foreigners-and-29-filipinos

7. ALICE GUO CONTROVERSY:

-Guo's camp to seek lifting of suspension

-Guo’s alleged ties to illegal Pogos tackled in Senate panel’s executive session

-PAOCC eyes tax, securities raps vs Alice Guo

-NPC Tarlac to discuss suggestions to expel Mayor Alice Guo from party —Sotto

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/2024/6/4/guo-s-camp-to-file-motion-to-lift-mayor-s-suspension-1702

8. Marcos vows strong stand vs online sexual abuse of children

[GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1948367/fwd-bbm-on-osaec-csaem

9. Marcos: We must listen to the youth

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

https://mb.com.ph/2024/6/4/marcos-we-must-listen-to-the-youth

10. UP, Ateneo, La Salle improve in 2025 QS world university rankings

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

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/2024/6/5/up-ateneo-la-salle-improve-in-2025-qs-world-university-rankings-1010

11. Heart Evangelista takes oath as new Senate spouses foundation president

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/entertainment/showbiznews/news/20641/heart-evangelista-takes-oath-as-new-senate-spouses-foundation-president/photo

12. 4 cops arrested over kidnapping of foreign nationals in Pasay

[GMA News, Manila Bulletin, News5]

https://news.tv5.com.ph/breaking/read/four-police-officers-nabbed-for-alleged-kidnapping-of-chinese-and-malaysian-nationals

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