Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Let's Do The News! (September 9, 2015)

- The suspect who was arrested in connection with last month's Bangkok bomb attacks admitted that he made the bomb and handed over to the man who is believed to have carried out the attack. So far, the Thai police arrested two foreigners and are looking for the possibility that a group of 10 or more may have been involved in the attack.

- Campaigns for Burma (Myanmar) elections, their first since the end of military rule four years ago, has officially begun. With the elections starting on the 8th of November, the poll is likely to be a match between the Union Solidarity and Development Party against the National League of Democracy, led by Aung San Suu Kyi.

- Typhoon Etau made landfall in Aichi Prefecture, central Japan, on Wednesday morning and is moving northward.

- A camerawoman working for a private television network in Hungary was sacked after videos of her hurting migrants escaping from the police, including a man carrying a child, became viral.

- In the continuing migrant crisis, Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said that his government is more than welcome to extend help to refugees from Syria. The president recall that the Philippines once helped refugees from the past such as the case of 2,700 Vietnamese boat people escaping from conflicts in the 70's as well as Jewish people fleeing from Nazi-Germany rule during the Second World War.

- The first-ever luxury SUV which claims to be the world's fastest SUV, the Bentley Bentayga was officially unveiled and it comes with Bentley's brand new 6.0L W12 twin turbo engine developing over 608PS of power and 900Nm of torque.

- The Toyota Prius, the car that started the hybrid revolution back in late 1997, is now on its fourth-generation and it was unveiled to the public at a ceremony in Las Vegas. It features Mirai-inspired looks as well as improved fuel efficiency eclipsing every hybrid known in the world and a plethora of safety features.

- The Rolls-Royce Dawn is officially unveiled before its Frankfurt Motor Show debut. It is essentially an open-top version of the Wraith.

- Here's your chance to get your hands with the Ace of the Allied Forces as hobby kit maker Hasegawa unveiled the Su-33 Scarface 1 model kit, part of the Ace Combat model kit range. Out tomorrow for 4,200 Yen plus tax, builders get the chance to construct their own Scarface 1 aircraft just the way the like.

- As we are welcoming Love Live! Sunshine!!, the second generation of the ever successful Love Live! franchise, here's your first look at Aqours' first song "Kimi no Kokoro wa Kagayaiteiru Kai?", which will debut this October 7.


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