Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Let's Do The News! (July 1, 2015)

- Continuing on the Greek debt crisis, Greece has failed to meet the Tuesday deadline for a 1.6 billion Euro payment to the International Monetary Fund, hours after eurozone ministers failed to extend its bailout, but ministers say they will discuss a last-minute request from Greece for a new two-year bailout on Wednesday.

- So far, 141 bodies have been recovered from the C-130 crash site in a residential area of Medan, Indonesia. According to military officials, none of the 122 people on board the C-130 plane survived when it hit houses and hotel before engulfed in flames.

- The United States has reached an agreement with Cuba to normalize diplomatic ties, which were severed for over five decades.

- The World Health Organization declared that Cuba is the first nation in the world to put a stop on the transmission of HIV and syphilis from mother to child.

- As of right now, the number of South Koreans infected with the MERS disease remains at 182 with 33 people died. However, the number of patients fully recovered are 97.

- Former PNP chief Director General Alan Purisima along with 10 other police officials have been fired by The Office of the Ombudsman over the courier deal.

- Yesterday, former child actor Jiro Manio was found loitering around NAIA Terminal 3 begging for food and money. Right now, Jiro insists he can take care of himself following reports of his homelessness and a viral video of him surfaced through the net.

- Boxers Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao topped the top 10 highest paid celebrities of 2015 according to Forbes Magazine. Mayweather topped the spot with $300 million while Pacquiao placed second with $160 million.

- The MTRCB orders execs of the Pinoy Big Brother reality show to attend a meeting after a complaint regarding airing of alleged inappropriate content especially to younger viewers.

- The Jaguar F-Pace crossover has been previewed as a support car for Team Sky in the upcoming Tour De France cycling event.


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