Friday, August 8, 2014

Let's Do The News! (August 8, 2014)

The big scoop today...

- The first ever deaf mute beauty queen named Princess Alanis Pura was named 2014 Queen of the Philippines last week at the Subic Yacht Club, Olongapo City. Being named the winner of the said beauty pageant and has a shot at taking on an international beauty pageant in Taiwan this November, this deaf mute beauty queen sure knows that even disabilities can't hinder them from being beauty queens.

- The son of Christopher De Leon and Sandy Andalong, named Miguel, has been diagnosed with testicular cancer. The celebrity couple are offering prayers for their son as he's fighting for his life against a lethal disease.

- The stars of the live-action Rurouni Kenshin sequels films are named as "Cultural Friendship Ambassadors".

- In case you missed it, Philippine fast-food giant Jollibee is facing a strain of negative comments ever since their customers are using the #ChickenSad hashtag to express angst over the unavailability of customer favorites, especially the ChickenJoy. Meanwhile, KFC Philippines is taking a stab on it by telling them "there's a SO GOOD solution for that".

- The Sandiganbayan has rejected Juan Ponce Enrile's motion for reconsideration on bail petition.

- On the capitol of America, some toddler slided through the gates of the White House, causing a brief security lockdown on Pennsylvania Avenue.

- General Motors are teasing the next-generation Chevrolet Volt PHEV before its 2015 NAIAS world premiere.

2016 Chevrolet Volt
2016 Chevrolet Volt teaser

- This is the last special-edition Bugatti Veyron they'll ever made as this final edition pays tribute to the founder, Ettore Bugatti. The final special edition Bugatti Veyron GSV Ettore Bugatti is part of the "Les L├ęgendes de Bugatti" collection and it will bow at this year's Pebble Beach.

Ettore Bugatti edition Veyron
Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse Ettore Bugatti

- The Toyota FT-1 Concept will spawn a Vision Gran Turismo version and it's coming this September 2014 exclusively on GT6!


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