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Below are the big stories you shouldn't miss.
Obama: 'Yes we did'
Public less satisfied with gov't drive vs terrorism, corruption
A new Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey shows public satisfaction with the government's anti-terrorism and anti-corruption campaigns went down. But overall, public satisfaction with the Duterte administration remains "very good."
DOJ: Warrantless arrest for '5-6' lenders
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II said "5-6" lenders would be arrested even without a warrant, since they're "operating without any permit" and are committing a continuing crime. Aguirre also pointed out that loan sharks commit tax fraud.
Nickelodeon under fire over planned Palawan park
Environmentalists are outraged over Nickelodeon's plan to build an underwater theme park in Coron, Palawan. They said Coron is already so beautiful – why ruin it by building artificial structures?
China's Xi to be 'star' at World Economic Forum
Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to be the star attraction at this year's World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, which will kick off on Monday, January 16. Xi will be the first Chinese leader to ever attend the forum.