INQToday: Reported death toll due to Aghon increases to 6; Eva Darren, family accept FAMAS apology


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

Reported death toll due to Typhoon Aghon increases to 6

Over 22,000 people remain displaced while the total number of injuries increased to eight due to Typhoon Aghon (international name: Ewiniar), the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said in a situational report on Tuesday.

These 22,040 displaced are staying in 161 evacuation centers.

Marcos arrives in Brunei for two-day state visit

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. arrived here on Tuesday morning for a two-day state visit to boost trade, investment, and economic relations between the two countries.

The President, accompanied by First Lady Liza Aranetra-Marcos and the Philippine delegation, arrived at the Brunei International Airport at 9:10 a.m.

Eva Darren, family accept FAMAS apology after awards night incident

Fernando de la Peña, on behalf of his mother Eva Darren and their family, acknowledged and accepted the apology extended by the Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences (FAMAS), after its “unprofessional” treatment of the veteran actress at the recent awards night.

De La Peña issued his response to the awards-giving body’s public apology through his Facebook page on Tuesday, May 28.