ARBITRATION VICTORY. The Philippines won't raise its recent arbitration victory against Chinese territorial claims in the South China Sea during Asian summit talks that it will host this year, Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. said Wednesday, January 11.

SHUTDOWN. Chief Supt. Noli Taliño, chief of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas, said he is hopeful the selective shutdown of cell sites will be approved for the solemn procession on Saturday and Sinulog grand parade on the following day.

HIV CASE. The Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV-Aids) cases in Davao City reached to 401 from January to November 2016, the Reproductive Health and Wellness Center (RHWC) reported.