Friday, August 21, 2015

Let's Do The News! (August 21, 2015)

- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ordered his troops to be on war footing after a crossfire with the South Korean unit across their heavily fortified border, according to state media.

- Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced his resignation and has called an early election. Tsipras was only elected seven months ago and he said he had a moral duty to go to the polls now a third bailout had been secured with the EU creditors.

- Returning to the Bangkok bomb blast, policemen investigated that the man who allegedly committed the blast went to the bombing site by tuk tuk. Meanwhile, the Thai government held a ceremony for the victims of the deadly blast in the heart of the Thai capital.

- Onto the Tianjin blast, the top Chinese leaders have called for a thorough investigation to the cause of the deadly blasts. The blast killed 114 people while over 60 remain missing.

- Bugatti is joining the Vision Gran Turismo range and it will unveil their entry at next month's Frankfurt Motor Show.

- Madame Tussauds London previews their upcoming wax figures of all of the James Bond actors featuring Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, and Pierce Brosnan, and they'll be joining alongside a wax figure of current Bond Daniel Craig. They will be appeared this October, in time with the upcoming 007: SPECTRE film, for a limited time.

- TV presenter Paolo Bediones apologizes for his video scandal last year and he reveals the culprits behind the scandal were demanding three million pesos.

- The string of controversies happening on Iglesia Ni Cristo has no negative impact on the Felix Manalo biopic, which depicts the life and times of the INC founder and stars Dennis Trillo as Felix Manalo himself and Bela Padilla. An official from INC says that they're not forcing anyone to watch the said biopic just to turn it into a blockbuster hit or for profit because that's not part of INC's objectives.


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