Thursday, June 4, 2015

Let's Do The News! (June 4, 2015)

- According to United Nationalist Alliance interim president and Navotas Rep. Toby Tiangco, Senator Grace Poe may be charged with perjury for giving false information on her 2013 certificate of candidacy. He earlier states that she may not be qualified to run for the 2016 presidential elections due to her residency.

- Chuck Blazer, the former top official of FIFA, admitted that he and others on the executive committee agreed to accept bribes in conjunction with the choice of South Africa as 2010 World Cup host. He also helped to arrange bribes over the 1998 event.

- Dutch politician Geert Wilders will show cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, which was shown at an event in Texas last month which was attacked by two gunmen, in a TV slot allocated to his party because parliament had refused to exhibit them on its premises.

- Chinese rescue workers began cutting a hole in the bottom of the capsized ship in the Yangtze River. So far, 14 people were saved, 26 people died, and over 410 others remained unaccounted for.

- Philippine President Benigno Aquino III asked the Japanese government to collaborate together to peacefully settle disputes in the South China Sea. Aquino gave a speech in Tokyo on Wednesday before the joint session of the Diet.

- Revived British sportscar maker TVR has confirmed that they will launch their new sportscar in 2017, utilising iStream technology courtesy of Gordon Murray and a V8 engine developed by Cosworth.

- Disney is working on an animated series based on the 2010 animated movie, Tangled, which will air in Disney Channel this 2017. Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi will reprise their roles as Rapunzel and Flynn Rider. Who knew, right?

- Has anyone watched the latest Acecook ramen commercial ads starring Rin Hoshizora from Love Live? If you didn't, here it is...

- Chris and Beth from the hit web series, Bravest Warriors, spawned themselves their very own figures courtesy of 3A Toys! Place your orders now!

- A squadron of retro-liveried Toyota 86 cars will be making their appearances at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed.


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