Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Let's Do The News! (August 25, 2015)

- Stock markets in the People's Republic in China continue to falter, a day after their worst economic plunge since eight years ago caused market losses around the world.

- After their Inter-Korean Talks, South Korea managed to stop their anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts as part of a deal to defuse tensions.

- Typhoon Goni (known as Ineng) caused havoc through Japan's southwestern main island of Kyushu and is moving north over the Sea of Japan. As of noon, about 48,400 households in the Kyushu and Chugoku regions are experiencing power outages.

- In response from outrages from most Overseas Filipino Workers, the Bureau of Customs stopped their random inspection on balikbayan boxes. The decision was made after Philippine President Benigno Aquino III met with Customs chief Alberto Lina and Cesar Purisima earlier in the day.

- Senator Alan Peter Cayetano said that there is no formal offers from the Liberal Party to become former DILG Secretary and presidential candidate Mar Roxas for the 2016 elections.

- After being struck by debris from a crash during the IndyCar ABC Supply 500 last weekend at Pocono Raceway, driver Justin Wilson was announced dead on arrival, according to reports. He was 37 years old.

- It is revealed that seiyuu Eriko Nakamura, well-known for her role of Haruka Amami from THE IDOLM@STER franchise, is recovering at home after a recent hospitalization. She had been hospitalized due to poor health for a week and later discharged a few days later.

- Mio Honda from THE IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls gets her very own figma courtesy of Good Smile Company. She's available in stores in January for 5,556 Yen plus tax. Time to put your deposit on that one!

- Last week, the final four contestants from The Voice Kids Season 2 was announced and for a more shocking one, none of the hopefuls from Team Sarah were ever make it to the top four. The four contestants competing for the finals are Reynan Dal-Anay and Esang Torres representing Team Lea and Sassa Dagdag and Elha Nympha representing Team Bamboo. Singer and show's coach Sarah Geronimo thanked their supporters despite none of her hopefuls couldn't make it to the grand finals.

- Are there any more oddballs coming to hamper the AlDub mayhem? In case you missed the latest Eat Bulaga's Problem Solving kalyeserye, viewers were introduced with a brand new character named Tidora, played by presenter Paolo Ballesteros, who is the so-called younger sister of Lola Nidora, played by Wally Bayola. Tidora may look like Lola Nidora but she's different in every intangible ways, even her henchmen mostly named Bernardo. If that wasn't enough, Lola Nidora tasked Alden to go to Bicol and buy her some pili while riding a carabao, part of the challenges she called "Countdown To Tamang Panahon". Keep watching Eat Bulaga tomorrow if Alden can make it or break Lola's latest challenge.


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