Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Let's Do The News! (May 13, 2015)

- Rescue efforts in Nepal has resumed after yesterday's quake that killed over 80 people and injured almost 2,000 people, with fears of numbers expected to rise. A US aid helicopter with eight people aboard went missing during yesterday's quake and the search continues.

- According to Pakistani authorities, six gunmen on motorcycles are believed to be from a certain extremist group, killed 43 people and injured 20 others in a gun attack on a bus carrying Ismaili Shia Muslims in Karachi.

- A M6.8 quake struck the northeastern part of Japan on Wednesday morning. The focus of the quake, according to sources, was 46km deep in the Pacific Ocean off Miyagi Prefecture. However, no tsunami occurred.

- According to South Korean intelligence sources, Hyon Yong Choi, the Minister of the People's Armed Forces from North Korea, was executed by a firing squad in Pyongyang late last month for treason after not following orders from ruler Kim Jong Un.

- The Philippine military's top priority is to build a naval base near the disputed Spratly Island, despite the delays caused by funding bottlenecks. The planned naval base allows US, Japanese, and Vietnamese naval vessels to make port calls once the facility in Oyster Bay in Palawan was finished.

- House Bill 5572, which is a bill that prohibits matchmaking through the internet and seeking to outlaw the scheme related to mail-order bride activities, nears its final approval in the House of Representatives.

- Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May are reunited for their new motoring live show called Clarkson, Hammond, and May LIVE. Their live show will start at The Odyssey Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland, on the 22nd of May, Sheffield, UK, on the 5th of June, Johannesburg, South Africa, on June 12, Stavanger, Norway, on June 19, Australia on July 18 and 25, Warsaw, Poland, on October 24 and will end in London, UK, on November 28.

- The Suzuki Hustler kei-crossover is now available with the S-ENE CHARGE system which allows the Hustler to have a fuel economy of 32.0kmpl.

2016 Suzuki Hustler

- Boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao has returned to the Philippines with a hero's welcome occurred near the Dusit Thani Hotel, Makati City, where the parade occurred. Despite his loss from Floyd Mayweather Jr., he's still welcomed by his fans many.

- Filipino music legend Mike Hanopol has embraced Judaism and he will be named as the first ever Jewish Filipino this next year. According to news, Mike Hanopol discovered his Jewish roots since the 70's after meeting with his dad in New York. Then, in 1995, he has grown interest with the Torah, the Jewish bible. Soon after, he teaches Judaism to people who want to change their spiritual life.


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