Monday, September 29, 2014

Let's Do The News! (September 29, 2014)

The big scoop today...

- The Armed Forces of the Philippines commemorated their first year anniversary on commemorated their victory on the Zamboanga Siege last year, the siege when government troops fought and defeated Muslim rebels in Zamboanga City.

- The Sandiganbayan third division rejected the request of Gigi Reyes to have her own laptop and Wi-Fi in jail as she stands trail for plunder over the PDAF scam.

- In an effort to ease out pollution in the Philippines, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources has proposed advancing the implementation of Euro 4 fuel standards by June 2015 and the idea of junking out old cars that are 15 years of age.

- It's that time of the year again when the world's finest sportscars have been gathered for the World's Greatest Drag Race as part of Motor Trend's Best Driver's Car. For the fourth time, the GT-R NISMO takes on the Fiesta ST, the new WRX STi, the BMW i8, the BMW M4, the new 911 Turbo, the F-Type Coupe, the Camaro Z/28, the Alfa Romeo 4C, and the VW GTi. Who will win, watch this clip and find out!

- The 1972 Mercedes-Benz 600 Kompressor is the highlight for this week's Jay Leno's Garage webisode. Check it out!

- There is a detuned version of the McLaren 650S that is available exclusively for the Asia-Pacific region, known as the 625C. As the name implies, the 3.8L turboengine is 25PS less than the 650S but mobility and stability are fine-tuned thanks to its ProActive Chassis Control.

2015 McLaren 625C

- Honda to display a near-production Civic Type R Concept at October's Paris Motor Show. Again, ignore this. It's not for Japan market. We're not going to talk about it.

2014 Honda Civic Type R Concept

- HAVE YOU TRIED THIS? There's a new Asphalt game and it's a spin-off to the wildly successful mobile racing game. Asphalt OVERDRIVE is the first ever spin-off from the franchise where you can outrun the cops, defeat bosses, avoid obstacles, perform impressive stunts, and more in an 80's style California. It's available for free on the App Store or Google Play.

- Area 88 meets Ace Combat Infinity as there's going to be a special collaboration event happening on the PS3-exclusive free-to-play flight shooting game this 3rd of October to the 14th of October, 2014. There's a special mini-ranking challenge where you can win Shin Kazama's F-20A plane as well as other prizes. Also, keep an eye out for special item drops where you can win special aircraft inspired from Area 88.


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