Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Let's Do The News! (August 11, 2015)

- Having managed to pass series of strict safety tests, the Kyushu Electric Power restarted the number one reactor at its Sendai plant under new safety regulations following the March 11, 2011 disasters.

- The city of Ferguson has declared a state of emergency amid protests marking the anniversary of the death of black teenager Michael Brown.

- Art Macapagal, the elder brother of former president and Pampanga representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, passed away at the Makati Medical Center in Makati City from multiple complications brought by his fight against cancer.

- Newly appointed Philippine Navy chief Rear Admiral Caesar Taccad promised yesterday to protect the nation's maritime domain from the aggressions set by the People's Republic of China in the West Philippine Sea. During the change of command ceremony at the HQ in Manila, Taccad rallied the sailors and Marines to continue their missions despite the ever-changing maritime security challenges.

- Top Rank Promotions chief Bob Arum mulls fight between People's Champ Manny Pacquiao and British boxer Amir Khan next year.

- The Hyundai Grand Starex MPV may have been around for almost a decade now but this overaged but practical MPV has been updated for the 2016 model year with a revamped front design, improved interior, and a choice of two Euro VI-compliant diesels such as a 2.5 VGT engine producing 175PS of power and a 2.5 WGT engine developing 140PS of power.

2016 Hyundai Grand Starex

- NASCAR legend, Buddy Baker, passed away at the age of 74 due to cancer.

- Don't worry, folks. Your ever-favorite Yaya Dub's back in the latest Eat Bulaga Problem Solving's kalyeserie #KiligPaMore. Also, just as we thought that Alden's face is now rippled with holes following the acid spill yesterday, well, his face looks alright and there goes that fresh mouthwash smell. That's right. You thought it was acid but in truth, mouthwash. However, things are getting worse as that man who demanded ransom from Lola Nidora (Wally Bayola), he warned that he'll burn her precious diary of secrets if the ransom is not met. Speaking of which, Yaya Dub may appear onstage against HBD's Patricia as part of the Bulaga Pa More Dabarkads Pa More where presenters challenging against each other as part of the show's 36th anniversary.

- TV personality Sharon Cuneta was hospitalized  due to persistent cough. Right now, she's confined at St. Luke's Medical Center and asks fans to pray for her recovery.


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