Here’s a Heads Up from reportr on top news stories that you need to know today, July 4:
- Finding it hard to separate work and rest in your bedroom? Here’s how to reclaim your bedroom for relaxation.
- These tips can help you stream your favorite video games with power.
- How will Filipino women be affected by the landmark U.S. ruling that banned abortions?
- First Lady Liza Marcos went viral for sticking her tongue out during her husband President Bongbong Marcos’ inauguration. What went before that?
- How did former President Ferdinand Marcos Sr. play a role in his son’s inauguration?
- President Marcos has vetoed the measure seeking to establish a special economic zone in San Miguel Corp’s Bulacan Airport City. How does the president’s veto power work?
NEWS YOU CAN USE
- Voter registration resumes today. Here’s what you need to know if you want to sign up to vote for the 2022 barangay and SK elections.
- Heads up, commuters. You may need to adjust your commuting expenses as free rides in MRT-3 ends.
- Trips via EDSA Carousel buses, meanwhile, will remain for free until December.
- Cebu Pacific has resumed flights between Manila and Sydney, Australia. Here are the flight schedules.
- Southstar Drug has opened its first ever drive-thru branch.
NEWS YOU NEED TO KNOW
- U.S. President Joe Biden has invited President Marcos to Washington, according to the Philippines’ ambassador to America.
- The director of “The Kingmaker” protested the use of a promotional image from the film on a giant billboard to greet former First Lady Imelda Marcos for her 93rd birthday.
- Former VP Leni Robredo has launched the Angat Buhay NGO which seeks to mobilize volunteers to uplift Filipinos from poverty.
- The DOH awaits for its new head as COVID-19 cases in the country are on the rise.
- Here’s what you need to know about the late congressman and budget chief Rolando “Nonoy” Andaya Jr.
- Popular rock band Maroon 5 is set to hold a concert at SM Mall of Asia Arena on Dec. 8.
- “Friends” co-creator Martha Kauffman has admitted getting embarrassed over the show’s lack of diversity during its run.
- Italian researchers have found traces of the monkeypox virus in semen, suggesting that it could be transmitted through sex.
- Salmonella has been found in the world’s biggest chocolate factory, halting production.