Things you need to know today, July 24

To keep you updated with the latest news here and abroad, Yahoo! Philippines is giving you a roundup of morning headlines. Here are five things you need to know this Wednesday, July 24:

File photo: Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago is seen at the plenary hall of the Senate in Pasay City, south of …
1. Miriam hits flashy SONA outfits. Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago, who was not able to attend President Benigno Aquino’s fourth State of the Nation Address, is planning to file a resolution banning extravagant outfits during the state affair.

New office buildings in Manila, pictured on July 12, 2013. Dynamic growth and an expanding middle class are making …
2. Pinoys among world’s most confident consumers. The Philippines posted the second highest consumer confidence globally, topped only by Indonesia, a new poll showed. Southeast Asian countries figured prominently in the top-10 rankings during the second quarter released by Nielsen.

Kapuso child star Barbara Miguel plays the character of Krista, a nine-year-old child impregnated by her own f …
3. 9-year-old mom headlines Cinemalaya’s ‘Nuwebe.’ A film based on the true story of a 9-year-old mom in a rural Mindanao town is making a buzz as it becomes one of the more controversial entries in this year’s Cinemlaya Film Festival.

Kate Middleton e o príncipe William apresentam o bebê real a jornalistas
4. Will and Kate home with royal baby. After nine months of excitement over the firstborn child of Britain’s Will and Kate, the public caught a first glimpse of the royal baby which is now in line for the throne.

Lebron James of NBA champions Miami Heat gestures upon arrival at the Mall of Asia Arena to conduct a basketball …
5. LeBron James: ‘I will continue to inspire, to be a leader.’ "Mabuhay, Philippines!" were the first words NBA star LeBron James uttered as he faced Philippine media Tuesday. Asked about his legacy, the four-time MVP said: “My resume is for history to decide.”

Video you should watch: First look at Britain's royal baby


Today in history: Antonio Jayme, a lawyer and member of the first Philippine Assembly was born on July 24, 1854. He died on October 19, 1937.

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