Things you need to know today, July 25

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 Thursday, July 25:

Deputy Commissioner for Intelligence Group Danilo Lim presented confiscated bags of rice that were illegally imported …
1. After Customs chief, deputy quits too. Following the resignation of Customs Chief Ruffy Biazon, which the Palace has junked, Deputy Commission Danilo Lim has also offered to leave his post. The officials quit after President Benigno Aquino III in his State of the Nation Address scored the bureau for irregularities.

Rescue workers pull victims from a train crash near Santiago de Compostela, northwestern Spain, July 24, 2013. …
2. Deadly train crash in Spain. At least 45 people were killed and dozens more were injured when a train derailed outside the northern Spanish city of Santiago de Compostela, in what is being tagged by media as one of Europe’s worst rail disasters.

MANILA, Philippines - OPM Icon Ogie Alcasid during the Smart Music Event held at Hyve in Bonifacio Global City …
3. Ogie Alcasid ‘Kapuso’ no more. Actor and singer-songwriter Ogie Alcasid is at a crossroads as he decides to transfer to a new network after getting the blessings of executives from his longtime network GMA-7. Will he be a ‘Kapamilya’ or a ‘Kapatid’?

Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge show their new-born baby boy to the world's media outside the …
4. William and Kate reveal royal baby’s name. Britain’s Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have chosen three traditional royal names for their newborn baby boy who is now third in line to the throne.

MANILA, Philippines - LA Revilla of DLSU drives to the basket during the matchup between the University of the …
5. Green Archers avoid collapse this time to nip Falcons. The Green Archers got off to a strong start then overcame another fourth-quarter meltdown as they hung on for a thrilling 70-67 win against host Adamson in the UAAP Season 76 men’s cage action at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.

Video you should watch: Pope Francis delivers mass at Brazilian shrine


Today in history: General Santiago Alvarez, revolutionary general and hero of Dalahican, Cavite, was born July 25, 1872. He died on October 30, 1930.

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