(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 - Saturday, June 08, 2024

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

As of 4:00 p.m., Saturday, 08 June 2024

1. Marcos orders streamlining of results-based performance management

[ABS-CBN News, Daily Tribune, GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, News5, The Manila Times, Manila Standard] https://manilastandard.net/news/314456840/marcos-orders-streamlining-of-results-based-performance-management.html

2. WEST PHL SEA:

-China to allow Philippine access to Ayungin if informed ahead

-Chinese Coast Guard ships chase PCG, marine scientists in Escoda Shoal

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

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2024/06/08/2361309/basta-ipaalam-china-allow-philippine-access-ayungin-if-informed-ahead

3. DOF chief: No objection to banning POGOs

[BusinessMirror, Daily Tribune, Philippine Daily Inquirer, The Philippine STAR]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2024/06/08/2361211/dof-chief-no-objection-banning-pogos

4. Philippines temporarily halts entry of poultry products from Australia due to avian flu

[GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Philstar, Manila Standard]

https://manilastandard.net/news/national/314456819/philippines-temporarily-halts-entry-of-poultry-products-from-australia-due-to-avian-flu.html

5. TAAL, KANLAON ERUPTION:

-Phreatic eruption observed at Taal Volcano — PHIVOLCS

-PHIVOLCS: Lahar flow from Kanlaon hit nearby communities

[GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, News5]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/regions/909445/phreatic-eruption-observed-at-taal-volcano-phivolcs/story/

6. 90% of Filipinos distrust China – OCTA

[DZBB, GMA News, Philstar, The Manila Times]

https://www.manilatimes.net/2024/06/08/news/national/90-of-filipinos-distrust-china-octa/1950424

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