Here’s a Heads Up from reportr on the top news stories that you need to know today, March 7.
- Return to office orders are here. Here’s how you can prepare yourself for on-site work.
- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is emerging to be the hero of the Russia-Ukraine conflict. What does it mean to be a leader during a crisis?
- Russian President Vladimir Putin is threatening the statehood of Ukraine as the West continues to impose sanctions on his country.
- Visa and Mastercard said they would suspend their operations in Russia following the invasion of Ukraine.
- What's next after the Russian economy takes a hit? Here’s how the sanctions against Russia work.
- A U.S. senator called on someone from Russia to assassinate Putin over continued aggressions against Ukraine.
- Here in the Philippines, Vice President Leni Robredo condemned the violence in Ukraine, saying it is a “moral imperative” to stand against bullying.
- Senatorial candidate Luke Espiritu said he was duty-bound to refute falsehoods as he trended on social media for clapping back at rivals Harry Roque and Larry Gadon.
- While he did not make a formal endorsement, President Rodrigo Duterte said the public can “choose an Ilocano” as his successor.
- Presidential candidate Manny Pacquiao said the dumbest people are those who would vote for thieves as he addressed criticisms on his perceived lack of credentials.
NEWS YOU CAN USE
- Ready for it? Here’s everything you need to know about the Comelec-organized presidential and vice presidential debates.
- Here’s how you can apply for a PAG-IBIG Loyalty Card to enjoy its benefits.
- Work from home is still an option under Alert Level 1, DOLE says.
NEWS YOU NEED TO KNOW
- Amal Clooney, wife to actor George Clooney and counsel to Maria Ressa, is one of Time Magazine’s Woman of the Year.
- Grab posted a loss of $1.1 billion with rides and deliveries easing as the world enters the new normal.