Thursday, August 6, 2015

Let's Do The News! (August 6, 2015)

- According to Australian PM Tony Abbott, they're nearing completion in solving the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 mystery, after Malaysian officials announced that the fragment found in Reunion was part of the missing plane.

- Back to the Mediterranean Crisis, search teams say they don't expect to find any more survivors from a submerged boat carrying over 600 migrants. Officials feared that hundreds had drowned but the UN refugee agency said 400 people were rescued. Over 2,000 people said to have died this year trying to cross the Mediterranean to reach Europe.

- Citizens of Hiroshima are marking the 70th year of the horrible atomic bombing that finished the Second World War. About 55,000 people observed a minute of silence at 0815 hours Japan Time, the exact time the A-bomb was dropped on August 6, 1945.

- Senator Tito Sotto reminded motorcycle riders to follow the newly signed Motorcycle Safety for Children so there won't be casualties on the road. He clarified that the law bans motorcycle riders to load children in national highways but the adults have to make sure their legs reaches the foot rest.

- Senator Grace Poe clarified for the longest time that she is a natural Filipino despite claims that she's an American citizen.

- A more powerful Audi S8 plus model was unveiled and with the uprooted version of its 4.0 TFSi engine producing 650HP of power, it's the ultimate in V8-powered premium saloons with a top speed of  305kph.

2016 Audi S8 plus

- Lovelivers of the world, get your checkbooks ready, because Good Smile Company unveiled a figma of Umi Sonoda from Love Live! The latest addition to the Love Live figmas is set to arrive this January for 5,370 Yen plus tax.

figma Umi Sonoda

- In case you never watched Eat Bulaga's EB Problem Solving segment, which viewers are now facing a rather unusual love triangle between Alden, Yaya Dub, and Frankie (played by presenter Jose), save the date: August 8, 2015. As Lola Nidora warned "wala nang makakapigil pa sa kasala ni Frankie at Yaya Dub!". Yakie nuptials?! Yuck! But will Alden had a chance to stop the nuptials before its too late? Find out on Saturday's EB Problem Solving kalyeserie #KiligPaMore!

- TV presenter Willie Revillame lost over 50 million pesos of his budget because of running the Wowowin show on GMA, according to reports.

- Former Bond actor Pierce Brosnan was stopped by airport security after trying to board a plane with a hunting knife. Last week, the 62-year-old actor was questioned by the US Transportation Security Administration agents at an airport in Vermont, when a 10-inch knife was discovered in his hand luggage. After numerous screenings, he managed to made it through to departures where he caught a flight to Detroit.

- Actor Wendell Ramos signed a program contract from ABS-CBN to appear in the Philippine version of Pasion de Amor.


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