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INQToday: DFA: 2 Filipinos killed in war-torn Israel

/ 12:02 PM October 11, 2023

Here’s a quick roundup of today’s top stories:

DFA: 2 Filipinos killed in war-torn Israel

Foreign Affairs Secretary Enrique Manalo on Wednesday disclosed that two Filipinos were killed amid the armed conflict between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas.


“[The] Philippines condemns the killing of two Filipino nationals and all other acts of terrorism and violence as a result of Hamas actions against Israel,” said Manalo in a tweet.


Marcos declares October 30 a special non-working day for BSKE

President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has declared October 30, 2023, a special non-working day as the country holds the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE).

The said declaration was contained in Proclamation No. 359  issued on Monday but was only released to the public this Wednesday.

Office of the President’s P10.707B budget for 2024 gets Senate panel’s nod

The Office of the President’s (OP) P10.707 billion budget for 2024 was approved by the Senate committee on finance on Wednesday.

Tucked in the proposed budget is P4.56 billion in confidential and intelligence funds, which the Senate committee also approved and retained.

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