(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 - Tuesday, June 11, 2024

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

As of 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, 11 June 2024

1. Marcos not going to Switzerland, designates Galvez to attend peace summit on Ukraine

[GMA News, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer, Philstar, ABS-CBN News, Rappler, Manila Standard, Manila Times, News5] https://www.rappler.com/philippines/marcos-designates-carlito-galvez-jr-peace-summit-ukraine-june-2024/

2. Marcos tells military to prepare for 'more worrisome' external threat

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



-'Bagong Pilipinas' oaths outside flag law—critics

-Senate divided on BP hymn and pledge

-Teacher groups oppose 'Bagong Pilipinas' order, citing Martial Law parallels

[Manila Standard, Inquirer, OneNews, Philstar, Manila Times, ABS-CBN News] https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1950250/bagong-pilipinas-oaths-outside-flag-law-critics

4. NEDA defends rice tariff cut

[Business World, BusinessMirror, Philstar, Manila Standard, GMA News, Manila Bulletin] https://www.philstar.com/business/2024/06/11/2361855/neda-defends-rice-tariff-cut

5. IMF trims 2024 Philippine growth forecast to 6%

[Philstar, Business World, Manila Standard, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin] https://manilastandard.net/business/314457923/imf-trims-2024-philippine-growth-forecast-to-6.html

6. 'Overkill': Rodrigo Duterte condemns police raid at Quiboloy properties

[ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Manila Times, Philstar, News5, Manila Bulletin] https://news.abs-cbn.com/regions/2024/6/11/-overkill-rodrigo-duterte-condemns-police-raid-at-quiboloy-properties-1204

7. Teves released, re-arrested in Timor Leste

[ABS-CBN News, GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Manila Standard, News5, Philstar, Rappler, The Manila Times, BusinessMirror] https://www.gmanetwork.com/regionaltv/news/102377/doj-arnie-teves-re-arrested-not-out-of-jail/story/


-Senators bothered by PLA uniforms in Porac POGO hub, seek national security review

-AFP: Alleged Chinese army uniforms found in Porac POGO hub are likely 'props'

-House bill filed to ban Pogos, revoke licenses

[ABS-CBN News, Manila Bulletin, Inquirer, GMA News, Manila Standard, News5, Philstar] https://www.manilastandard.net/news/national/314458066/senators-bothered-by-pla-uniforms-in-porac-pogo-hub-seek-national-security-review.html


-Protesters slam China aggression in West PH Sea

-Take up West Philippine Sea issue with United Nations, Tulfo tells Marcos admin

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

10. Task force, radio station condemns attack vs. reporter during transport strike

[GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Times, Manila Bulletin, Daily Tribune] https://tribune.net.ph/2024/06/11/task-force-radio-station-condemns-attack-vs-reporter

11. MRT, LRT to offer free rides on Independence Day

[GMA News, Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, News5] https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/serbisyopubliko/transportation/909716/mrt-lrt-to-offer-free-rides-on-independence-day/story

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