The presidential interviews conducted by GMA7’s Jessica Soho featuring aspirants Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso, Senators Panfilo Lacson and Manny Pacquiao, and Vice President Leni Robredo gave the Filipino electorate its first glimpse of their plans for the country, among others.

Not present was survey frontrunner Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. who deliberately skipped the interviews because of the perceived bias of Soho against the Marcoses. The former senator, nevertheless, committed to appear before an interview that will be conducted by ABS-CBN host Boy Abunda.

Yet another earthquake struck Balut Island in Davao Occidental, a magnitude-5 tremblor that struck about 11 hours after a 6.1-quake hit the island.

These are the top stories this Sunday morning, Jan. 23, 2022.

DON’T BE COMPLACENT – A Saturday crowd gathers at the open market along Ylaya Street in Divisoria, Binondo, Manila, despite Alert Level 3 still being up in Metro Manila on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022. The Department of Health (DOH) has cautioned the public against being complacent in dealing with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), saying that there is still the possibility that other variants could enter the country. (Manny Llanes)
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