Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Let's Do The News! (November 11, 2014)

Welcome back, here's your current sitrep:

- Returning to the Sewol Tragedy, South Korean judges are up to decide whether the captain of the Sewol ferry which sank in April, killing over 300 people, should face a death penalty. Lee Joon-seok is the captain of the submerged Sewol ferry and among the 15 crew responsible of one of South Korea's most tragic maritime disasters.

- Xi Jinping, the president of the People's Republic of China urged the Asia-Pacific nations to speed up economic integration, on the second day of the APEC Summit.

- Somewhere in Nigeria, a suicide bomber, dressed as a student, set off explosives hidden in a backpack during an assembly at a high school, killing 48 people and injuring 79 others.

- A stream of slow-moving lava burned a rural Hawaii town that has been observing this approach for months.

- Senator Bong Revilla, one of the accused suspects from the PDAF scam, has asked Sandiganbayan to allow him on an overnight checkup at St. Luke's Medical Center in Taguig.

- The boss of Mazda has confirmed that the rotary engine is gone forever as Masamichi Kogai, the CEO of Mazda, said "We don't have that kind of vehicle in our future product plan. If you increase the number of segments, then the resources we can allocate to each will decline and that will prevent us from developing truly good products.". Bummer but since they're focusing more on SKYACTIV Technology, might as well make do with the future Roadster ND.

- Bandai Namco Games announced Ace Combat 3D Cross Rumble + for most Nintendo 3DS hand held consoles (from the old 3DS, 2DS, old 3DS XL, new 3DS, and new 3DS XL). While not much to tell, it's ready for takeoff at the end of January 2015. There's going to be a bonus Super Mario-themed F-22A Raptor plane in the game. Since this game launches next year, this is just their first taste for the Ace Combat series' 20th birthday.

Ace Combat 3D Cross Rumble +

- The Hunger Games will spawn a stage play in Summer 2016!

- Check out the latest trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, which is the final chapter for The Hobbit trilogy.


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