(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Friday, 19 July 2024) At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 135 km West Southwest of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro (13.1°N, 120.0°E). Meanwhile, another LPA was estimated based on all available data at 880 km East of Eastern Visayas (11.1°N, 133.8°E). 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 cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to Southwest Monsoon. Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to at times heavy rains. 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 Southwest to Southeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).


TOP STORIES - Sunday, June 23, 2024

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

As of 4:00 p.m., Sunday, 23 June 2024

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. prepares to address soldiers assigned to the Western Command on Sunday, June 23, 2024, at Camp General Artemio Ricarte in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. He was joined by Defense Secretary Gilberto Teodoro Jr., Armed Forces of the Philippines chief General Romeo Brawner, and other officials. MPC Pool

1. WEST PHL SEA ISSUE

-Marcos: PH will not resort to force or intimidation in WPS

-Philippines not in business of instigating wars, says Marcos

-PH can work with China

-PH not yet seeking foreign help on Ayungin tensions

[GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Rappler, ABS-CBN News, PhilStar]

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/910952/marcos-ph-will-not-resort-to-force-or-intimidation-in-wps/story/

2. PH Marcos awards Order of Lapu-Lapu to soldiers in West PH Sea clash ilippines Marcos says Manila won’t be intimidated amid China row

[Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, PhilStar]

https://mb.com.ph/2024/6/23/80-afp-troops-involved-in-ayungin-resupply-mission-recognized-by-marcos

3. Rice prices seen dropping P7/Kilo amid lower tariffs

-Biliran town sells rice at at P20 per kilo to fulfill Marcos promise

[Manila Standard, Daily Tribune, The Manila Times, Philippine Daily Inquirer, GMA News]

https://www.manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/314462921/rice-prices-seen-dropping-p7-kilo-amid-lower-tariffs.html

4. Bamban, Tarlac Mayor Alice Guo removed from NPC

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

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/910961/bamban-tarlac-mayor-alice-guo-removed-from-npc/story/?just_in

5. Marcos inaugurates Philippines biggest hotel

[The Philippine Star, Daily Tribune, GMA News, Manila Bulletin]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2024/06/23/2364899/marcos-inaugurates-philippines-biggest-hotel

6. Oct. 30 declared National Charity day

[Manila Standard, Daily Tribune, The Philippine Star, Pilipino Star Ngayon]

https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2024/06/23/2364904/october-30-declared-national-day-charity

7. Marbil issues warning against police who are protecting illegal Pogos

[Inquirer, GMA News, Manila Bulletin]

https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1954097/marbil-issues-warning-against-police-who-are-protecting-illegal-pogos

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