Monday, October 19, 2015

Let's Do The News! (October 19, 2015)



- According to PAGASA, Typhoon Lando (Koppu) will stay longer in northern and central Luzon of the Philippines for three more days or until Wednesday because it's moving slowly. As of right now, it continues to head towards the provinces of Ilocos Norte, Abra, and Apayao. The storm warning for Metro Manila has been lifted.

- The international deal to limit the nuclear development of Iran has taken place after the UNSC adopted a resolution on the issue. Three months ago, Iran and six world powers reached a final agreement aimed at limiting the nation's nuclear development in exchange for easing international sanctions.

- Henriette Reker, the female politician who was attacked during her campaign for mayor of Cologne, Germany, has won by a landslide. She was attacked by someone who was angry about Germany's tolerant policy on refugees and she was hospitalized. Her condition is serious but stable.

- The leader of the ethnic Uygurs living outside China has opposed the fatal Bangkok bombing last August. Rebiya Kadeer, the head of the World Uyghur Congress, blamed the Thai government for possibly provoking the attack by forcibly deporting Uygurs to China.

- Two cabinet members separately offered prayers in the main building of the Yasukuni Shrine on Sunday for the autumn festival.

- The first trailer for the upcoming 3DCG movie adaptation of the Ratchet & Clank video game franchise is here.



- Swedish carmaker Volvo announced that their first all-electric vehicle will arrive in the next four years, targeting against the likes of Tesla.

- TV presenter Willie Revillame was ordered by the Court of Appeals to be arrested over child abuse case.

- Pinay beauty queen Hillarie Danielle Parungao will be representing the Philippines for the upcoming Miss World 2015 as she was named Miss World Philippines 2015.

- In case you missed the Philippines vs. The World boxing event held at Stubhub Center, California, our four Filipino boxers triumphed against the world's finest. Mark "Magnifico" Magsayo maintained his unbeaten record against Yardly Suarez after a first round KO. Albert Pagara, meanwhile, pinned down against William Gonzales on his first US fight after the sixth round. Jason Pagara destroyed Santos Benavides on the second round. And on the main event, Donnie "Ahas" Nietes won the match against Juan Alejo by unanimous decision. Philippines wins.

- Meanwhile, Filipino boxer Brian Viloria was defeated by the undefeated rival Roman Gonzales after a ninth-round KO.

TTFN!!!

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