MB Daily News Update

Published May 13, 2021, 5:01 PM

by Manila Bulletin

The government is stepping up its anti-terrorism drive by tagging more the 20 persons, including Communist group leader Jose Maria Sison, as “terrorists.” 
The latest terrorist watch list, alongside the country’s latest diplomatic protest against lingering Chinese vessels in the local waters, and alleged slow vaccination efforts, dominated the list of news on Thursday, May 13, a public holiday.

National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. (PCOO / MANILA BULLETIN)

1. Who are on the government’s list of terrorists?
https://mb.com.ph/2021/05/13/joma-sison-islamic-rebel-fighters-among-personalities-tagged-as-terrorists-by-atc/

2. They never left.
https://mb.com.ph/2021/05/13/fuming-locsin-orders-dfa-to-file-diplomatic-protest-vs-china-denounces-ntf-wps-for-not-observing-protocol/

3. Brace for a possible shift to general community quarantine (GCQ)
https://mb.com.ph/2021/05/13/most-metro-mayors-favor-shift-to-strict-gcq-on-may-15/

4. Slow vaccination? The government is just following protocols, the country’s health chief says
https://mb.com.ph/2021/05/13/super-slow-not-really-duque-defends-govts-vaccine-deployment/

5. Peace, unity and kindness are the messages voiced by President Duterte and Vice President Leni Robredo on the observance of Eid’l Fitr
https://mb.com.ph/2021/05/13/president-duterte-calls-eidl-fitr-a-celebration-of-personal-sacrifice-and-unity/

6. Nayong Pilipino controversy
https://mb.com.ph/2021/05/13/president-duterte-accepts-nayong-pilipino-execs-resignation/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/05/13/dot-asked-to-prove-that-tree-cutting-aint-part-of-mega-vax-center-plan/

7. Some government officials may undergo lifestyle checks
https://mb.com.ph/2021/05/13/arta-to-endorse-govt-employees-under-probe-for-lifestyle-checks/

8. A lawmaker raises concern on possible corruption in the purchase of police body cameras
https://mb.com.ph/2021/05/13/price-of-pnp-body-camera-p102000-higher-than-lazada-and-shoppee-solon/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/05/13/house-official-to-lacson-look-at-your-own-backyard-before-hitting-us/

9. Palace comments on former Senator Antonio Trillanes IV’s presidential ambition
https://mb.com.ph/2021/05/13/title-142/

10. Where is tropical storm Crising?
https://mb.com.ph/2021/05/13/ts-crising-accelerates-moderate-to-heavy-rains-expected-over-eastern-parts-of-mindanao/

11. Volcano watch
https://mb.com.ph/2021/05/13/upwelling-quakes-detected-anew-at-taal-volcano/

12.  Business corner
https://mb.com.ph/2021/05/13/phs-hog-sector-recovery-from-asf-not-happening-til-2023-onwards/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/05/13/p7b-msme-loans-released-under-csf/
https://mb.com.ph/2021/05/13/npc-is-set-to-impose-administrative-fines/

 
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