Friday, June 20, 2014

Let's Do The News! (June 20, 2014)

The big scoop today...

Hong Leong Bank got bashed over their "racist" commercial featuring a Filipina Domestic Worker. This commercial in question was removed after receiving a slew of negative comments.

- Thousands of commuters, mostly from Metro Manila and Cebu City, got stranded by the transport protest caravan started by numerous transport groups, aimed against heavier fines on colorum vehicles and other violations.

- D-Sport unveiled their first tuning program for the all new 2015 Daihatsu Copen kei roadster.

- Alpina revealed their 4-Series-based B4 Bi-Turbo in coupe and cabriolet guise. It's powered by a tuned 3.0L six-cylinder engine that develops 410bhp of power and 443lb-ft of torque, making it identical to the BMW M4 F82.

- Senator Bong Revilla Jr. surrendered himself to the Sandiganbayan after the arrest warrant was released against him over the pork barrel scam. He is the first to be arrested for plunder and graft charges.

- Here comes the first teaser trailer for the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie; How to Build A Better Boy, starring ANT Farm's China Anne McClain and Lab Rat's Kelli Berglund as well as Marshall Williams.


- IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Asphalt 8: Airborne soars higher with the Version 1.4.0 update. In this update; there are six new cars coming to you via Time-Limited events (including the ME412, 2015 Mustang GT, and many others), the addition of extra nitrous tank booster, car collections to complete to score bigger prizes, and in time-limited events, the rental fee is replaced with the Fuel system.

- Amazon is joining the smartphone war as they've introduced their first ever smartphone called the Fire. The Fire is Amazon's first smartphone with two new technologies such as Dynamic Perspective and Firefly, giving customers a clear glimpse to the world in its own lens. It's available exclusively on AT&T and pre-orders are open for booking.

Amazon Fire


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