Balmy weather will continue to be felt over Metro Manila, Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) area, and Bicol region, while the rest of Luzon is expected to have cold weather because of the northeast monsoon, or the ‘amihan’.

More than P119-million worth of assistance have been distributed to victims of Typhoon Odette, according to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).

President Duterte also made it clear that the Philippines was staying neutral in the heightened rift between China and Taiwan.

And on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) situation, there were 433 new infections recorded on Sunday, Dec. 26, 2021. A National Task Force (NTF) on COVID-19 adviser also reported that more western COVID-19 vaccines are going to be purchased by the government.

These are among the top stories this Monday morning, Dec. 27, 2021.

The front of this Oster Liner passenger bus is completely ripped off after it collided with a tricycle, then slammed into a waiting shed on Jose Abad Santos Avenue, Sunday night, Dec. 26, 2021, in Lubao, Pampanga, leaving six people dead and four others in critical condition. (Contributed photo)
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