Monday, May 11, 2015

Let's Do The News! (May 11, 2015)


- Back to the Mediterranean migrant crisis; the European Commission will make a proposal that all EU member nations should take in refugees under an EU quota scheme. It is estimated by the United Nations that 60,000 people have already tried to cross the Mediterranean this year.

- Greece says they are hopeful that Eurozone ministers will recognise the fiscal progress that the country has made. During a meeting in Brussels, Belgium, on Monday, Eurozone finance ministers continue negotiations with Greek politicians on a deal to release a portion of billions of bailout funds.

- Typhoon Dodong (Noul) weakens as it moves out of land mass and it's forecasted to leave the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Tuesday. As of now, Signal No. 3 is in effect on the Babuyan and Calayan Group of Islands and Batanes, Signal No. 2 in Northern Cagayan, and Signal No. 1 in the rest of Cagayan, Apayao, and Ilocos Norte.

- Visitors and tourists are keeping away from the section of the renowned hot spring resort in Mt. Hakone following its continuing volcanic activity since late April.

- 22 people are killed in a gun fight between Albanian insurgents and policemen in Macedonia last Saturday after police launched a search on the armed group in the northern town of Kumanovo.

- The all-new Dodge Viper ACR, the flagship track-weapon and street-legal model of the Viper supercar, has been revealed with its most powerful 8.4L V10 engine in its disposal, producing 645HP of power, as well as enhanced aerodynamics and some weight loss, resulting to a top speed of 177mph and handling G-force of 1.5Gs in high-speed turns. Game on, Z06 Vette.

2016 Dodge Viper ACR

- The Mercedes-AMG GT will make a starring role as Kamen Rider's future Rider Machine called the .NEX Tridoron in the summer movie Kamen Rider Drive: Surprise Future, opening in Japanese cinemas this August 8. Expect your favorite sentai hero to get his new wheels for the movie, kids.

.NEX Tridoron for the upcoming Kamen Rider Drive movie

-  Having been around for seven years in our hearts and minds 126 episodes, five one-hour specials, three Emmy awards, and an epic Disney Channel Original Movie aired last 2011, our ever-favorite inventive stepbrothers, Phineas and Ferb, will have their last day of summer as the final episode of the hit Disney TV series will air on the 12th of June on Disney XD. Prepare your tissue boxes, folks, because the series finale will be the one thing to remember for.

- In case you missed it, controversial presenter Willie Revillame aired the pilot episode of his new variety show on GMA7 titled WowoWin. This show is his comeback after his near-two-year absence on television.

- Sexy actress Diana Zubiri and model boyfriend Andy Smith are officially married last night at a garden wedding at New Manila, Quezon City.

TTFN!!!

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