Friday, June 27, 2014

Let's Do The News! (June 27, 2014)


- According to a Balitang Amerika report, there was an American journalist spending hours watching programs from ABS-CBN's The Filipino Channel. Jonathan Block, a journalist from New York, told that even though he doesn't understand Tagalog, he's one of the many foreigners who love the Filipino culture.

- Peugeot revealed their special 208 GTi 30th Anniversary edition on Goodwood Festival of Speed. This special pays tribute to the 205 GTi and it features an uprooted version of its 1.6L THP engine.

Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary

- IT'S THE NEW FOCUS ST! Well, sort of. The Ford Focus ST has a new face while still retaining the same 247bhp 2.0L EcoBoost engine. Actually, there was one addition to the Focus ST but unfortunately, because this is a Euro-only variant, I can't tell you what's what but I can tell you that classified engine running on the d-word is 63hp less than its petrol equivalent.

2015 Ford Focus ST

- Director Guillermo Del Toro announced that there's going to be a Pacific Rim sequel in the works but that's not all because the hit mecha robot movie will spawn a cartoon series.

- Just before Season 3 hits the airwaves, Nickelodeon's hit animated action series, The Legend of Korra, gets its very own video game and Platinum Games is in charge for development of this fall's video game which set after Season 2.

- Solaire goes airborne as the Philippines' premier integrated resort and casino is collaborating with Air Asia for their breakthrough branding project.

- Due to the upcoming earthquake drill set by the Makati City Hall on June 30, 2014, business transactions will end so employees will take part of it.

- Moments after the launch of the New Mini F56 in the Philippine market, official distributor British United Automobiles inaugurated their own Cebu dealership.

- YOU'VE WAITED BUT HERE IT IS: Part of celebrating the 20th anniversary of the hit fighting franchise, Tekken, the folks from Kotobukiya have pulled the wraps on...wait for it... a 1/7th scale PVC figure of one of Tekken's femme fatales, Nina Williams. Set for its November 2014 on-sale date, it costs 7,200 Japanese Yen and pre-orders are open for booking. A perfect addition to one of your Tekken bishoujo figure collection.

- SweetyHigh's SweetBeat TV takes us behind the scenes of the second season of Nickelodeon's hit comedy series, The Thundermans.


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