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INQToday: Marcos admin’s disapproval rating on inflation strategy hits 73%

/ 06:04 PM January 08, 2024

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

Pulse Asia: Admin’s disapproval rating on inflation strategy hits 73%

Most Filipinos disapproved of how the Marcos administration handled their top concern – inflation.


According to a new Pulse Asia survey released on Monday, controlling inflation remains the number one national concern for Filipinos.


Acorda files cybercrime raps vs person spreading false info in a vlog

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief General Benjamin Acorda Jr. filed a case on Monday against a certain Johnny Lacsamana Macanas Sr. who allegedly used his name and photo in a viral vlog.

The fabricated vlog that made rounds on social media supposedly claimed that Acorda and Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Romeo Brawner Jr. are plotting to destabilize the administration and calling President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to resign.

Hontiveros, Tolentino call for action, probe into Panay blackout

Senators Risa Hontievros and Francis Tolentino filed a resolution on Monday calling for an “extensive inquiry” into the massive power outage that plagued Panay Island early this month.

Hontiveros, in her Senate Resolution No. 890, said the power outage on January 2 caused widespread disruption to the daily lives of people in the affected areas, resulted in substantial financial losses for businesses, and impeded the operation of government offices, schools, and hospitals.


SoKor firm is still the lone bidder in Comelec’s automated system for 2025

A South Korean consortium remains the lone bidder for the Commission on Elections (Comelec) automated election system for 2025.

It was the only company that submitted a proposal out of six that bought bidding documents.

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TAGS: Acorda, Benjamin Acorda Jr., Bongbong Marcos Jr., Comelec, Francis Tolentino, Inflation, Panay blackout, Risa Hontiveros, Smartmatic

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