Thursday, October 15, 2015

Let's Do The News! (October 15, 2015)

- The Kyushu Electric Power Company turned on the number two reactor at its Sendai plant in Kagoshima Prefecture, southwestern Japan on Thursday morning. The first reactor was back online last August under tougher nuclear regulations following the Fukushima disaster four years ago.

- The Turkish government says that last week's explosions in the capital, Ankara, could be the work of both the Kurdish separatist group and Islamic State militants. Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu said that investigations have turned up evidence that the PKK carried out the attack that killed 97 people. The Turkish government won't tolerate military support on forces backed by the PKK, although it was backed by the US in the fight against the IS.

- PAGASA is set to raise public storm warning signals in eastern parts of northern and central Luzon as Tropical Storm Lando maintains its strength. As of 0400 hours, Lando is located 1,185 kilometers east of Baler, Aurora with maximum sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour (kph) and gusts of up to 80 kph. It is likely to move west at 22 kph. It is forecasted to affect most parts of Luzon until weekend.

- Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago, who is running for presidency on the 2016 May elections, confirmed that Senator Bongbong Marcos will be her running mate.

- Former DILG secretary Mar Roxas and his running mate Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo filed their certificates of candidacy for the May 2016 elections. A few moments ago, Philippine President Noynoy Aquino endorses Mar to be his successor. Meanwhile, Roxas picked Leni to be his running mate after failed talks with Senator Grace Poe.

- The MTRCB imposed self-regulation to ABS-CBN's variety show It's Showtime following mishaps over the "Nasaan Ka, Mr. Pastillas?" segment in connection to a complain from a women's rights party-list.

- Following the unveiled of the first-ever BMW M2 coupe, it will be making its in-game appearance on next month's Need For Speed game for the PS4 and XBOX One.

- Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. announced that their upcoming crossover film between King King and Godzilla is slated for year 2020 launch.


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