Here’s a Heads Up from reportr on top news stories that you need to know today, May 20:
- Why are Filipinos keeping up with the Robredos even after the elections?
- The race is on for the next Senate president who will lead the chamber under a Bongbong Marcos presidency.
- Taylor Swift dished out life hacks in her commencement address at New York University – don’t be afraid to fail or cringe. Vice President Leni Robredo’s daughter, Jillian, was among the graduates.
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- Singaporean President Halimah Yacob has invited presumptive president Bongbong Marcos for a state visit to her country as she congratulated him on his election win.
- The new Nutribun formula from the DOST is softer, packs more nutrition and comes in new flavors.
- Cebu Pacific will restart international flights from its Cebu hub with twice weekly flights between Mactan and Incheon airports in South Korea.
- Four in 10 Filipino families rate themselves as poor, according to an SWS poll before the May 9 elections.
- Health authorities in Canada, Spain and Portugal have reported rare outbreaks or suspected infections of monkeypox, a disease that is endemic to Africa.
- The world is unprepared to face new pandemics, according to an expert panel that reports to the WHO.
- An American novelist is on trial for the murder of her husband. One of her works include, ‘How to Murder Your Husband’.