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INQToday: Marcos, Widodo discuss South China Sea issue

/ 01:41 PM January 10, 2024

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

Marcos, Widodo discuss South China Sea issue

President Bongbong Marcos meets with Indonesian President Joko Widodo at Malacañan Palace on Wednesday, where the two discussed issues in relation to the South China Sea.

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Quiapo Church records over 6 million devotees at Nazarene feast

Quiapo Church recorded a total count of over six million devotees who took part in various activities to mark the Feast of the Black Nazarene on Tuesday.

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The exact figure is 6,113,598 devotees, totaled from all records at 7:44 p.m. when the Nazarene was returned to the church.

148 truckloads of garbage collected after Traslacion 2024

A day after the observance of this year’s Traslacion or the Feast of the Black Nazarene, authorities have collected 148 truckloads of garbage from areas where devotees converged, the local government unit (LGU) of Manila said on Wednesday.

Manila City spokesperson Princess Abante reported that 407 metric tons of garbage were collected by the city’s Department of Public Service (DPS) from January 6 to 10.

Suspect in disappearance of beauty queen surrenders

One of the suspects in the disappearance in October last year of Miss Grand Philippines 2023 candidate Catherine Camilon surrendered on the police in Balayan, Batangas Tuesday morning.

The Police Region 4A (PRO-4A), in a press statement, said Jeffrey Magpantay, 33, appeared at the police station accompanied by his live-in partner, “to submit himself for preventive custody” at around 11:59 a.m.

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TAGS: BBM, Bongbong Marcos, Catherine Camilon, Garbage, Joko Widodo, Nazareno 2024, South China Sea, suspect, Traslacion 2024, West Philippine Sea

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