Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Let's Do The News! (December 2, 2014)

Welcome back. Here is your current sitrep:

- Japanese politicians began their 12-day campaigning for the general election on the 14th of December. PM Shinzo Abe is framing the vote as a referendum to his economic policy.

- The top diplomats kicked off their UN conference on climate change, known as COP-20, in Lima, the capital city of Peru. They're discussing a new plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions with an agreement, set for the end of 2015, that will replace the Kyoto Protocol that expired two years ago.

- The Al-Shabab aggressors have killed around 36 quarry workers, mostly Christian, near the north Kenyan town of Mandera last week. This massacre sparked a mass protest seeking justice to those that killed by the Somalia-based Islamist aggressors.

- 22 personnel from the Philippine Air Force have been detained at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay due to an alleged hazing incident. One of them is a junior officer who undergoes training while the rest are cadets of the Officer of Candidate School. Nine of the cadets were recommended for discharge while the remaining 13 are under investigation.

- Senator Jinggoy Estrada addressed his concern over the Sandiganbayan decision to reject the bail plea of his co-accused Senator Bong Revilla.

- Mercedes-Benz celebrated their F1 2014 win with their limited-edition SL63 AMG World Championship 2014 Collector's Edition, featuring two different styles reflecting on two Mercedes-F1 drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton.

Mercedes-AMG SL63 World Championship 2014
Collector's Edition 

- AN END OF AN ERA: Ford Australia announced that they'll be pulling out of the V8 Supercars championship after the 2015 season. This decision is part of Ford's announcement that they will stop producing cars for the Australian market in 2016.

- More Caterham models will be introduced next year and each will have its own numerical nameplate to reflect its power to weight ratio.

- Check out the teaser clip from the upcoming Teen Beach Movie 2, sequel to the 2013 Disney Channel Original Movie that will soon be airing on Disney Channel this summer of 2015.

- Zendaya is back! Check out the first teaser clip from her upcoming Disney Channel original TV series K.C. Undercover, hitting the TV screens next year!


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