INQToday: Marcos tests positive for COVID-19; Missing light plane found in San Mariano, Isabela | Inquirer News

INQToday: Marcos tests positive for COVID-19; Missing light plane found in San Mariano, Isabela

/ 12:17 PM December 05, 2023

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

PH inflation slows further to 4.1% in November

Inflation softened for the second straight month in November on lower food prices and transport costs, putting the government closer to bringing price growth back to its target.


Inflation, as measured by the consumer price index (CPI), eased to 4.1 percent year-on-year last month from 4.9 percent recorded in October, the Philippine Statistics Authority reported Tuesday.


Marcos tests positive for COVID-19 but will conduct online meetings

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has tested positive for COVID-19, the Presidential Communications Office (PCO) said in a Facebook post on Tuesday.

The PCO said that Marcos would be in isolation for five days, but added:  The President remains fit to carry out his duties and will be continuing his scheduled meetings via teleconference.”

Ex-President Duterte skips preliminary probe of grave threats case

The preliminary investigation of the complaint of grave threats filed by ACT Teachers Rep. France Castro against former President Rodrigo Duterte was reset to Dec. 15 after he failed to appear before the Quezon City Prosecutor’s Office on Monday.

Only his lawyers, Penrose Ann Valles and Kristia Lorraine Caringal, showed up and said they had yet to receive any complaint or subpoena against their client. They were later given a copy of Castro’s complaint affidavit and supplemental complaint affidavit against Duterte.

Missing light plane found in San Mariano, Isabela – local exec

A missing light plane with two people on board was found in Isabela province on Tuesday morning, a local government official said.

Isabela province’s public information officer Joshua Hapinat told over the phone that the plane was located somewhere in San Mariano.

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TAGS: Bongbong Marcos, Bongbong Marcos Jr., COVID-19, Duterte grave threats case, France Castro, Inflation, missing plane, PH inflation, Rodrigo Duterte

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