Friday, May 15, 2015

Let's Do The News! (May 15, 2015)

- Police officers retrieved the remains of workers who are died on the burning slipper factory in Valenzuela and when the search ended, the body count is at 72. Some say, the building housing of the factory is described as a death trap with poor fire safety standards.

- A United Nations decision on the case filed by the Philippines against China's expansive maritime claims in the South China Sea and West Philippine Sea would be legally binding both countries, according to a top US official.

- Tokyo Electric Power Company began work on removing the cover of the No.1 reactor from the Fukushima Daiichi power plant. The cover was installed in the aftermath of the March 11, 2011 disasters to prevent radioactive dust from spreading but the reactor experienced a hydrogen explosion at the time of the accident.

- Over 600 migrants from Bangladesh and Burma stranded at sea have landed in the Aceh province of Indonesia, after being saved by local fishermen. They are thought to be at sea after being abandoned by human smugglers.

- El Gamma Penumbra, the Philippines' shadow play group, are named the first ever winners of the first ever Asia's Got Talent. They won the cash prize of US$100,000 and the chance to perform at the Manila Bay Sands in Singapore.

- The Yamato battleship from KanColle has spawned a Nendoroid figure courtesy of Good Smile Company and she'll be yours for 7,222 Yen plus tax when she arrives this September.

- As we heard, American Idol's 15th season, coming next year, will be the last season for the hit singing competition. Check out the best and worst from the hit series.


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