Thursday, October 29, 2015

Let's Do The News! (October 29, 2015)

- The Japanese government resumed coastal land in Okinawa, proceeding the plan to relocate a US base despite fierce opposition from the city's governor. The local bureau of Japan's Defense Ministry began work in the compound of a US base adjacent to the landfill site in Henoko, Nago City. Heavy machinery were used to lay gravel at the proposed site of a storage yard.

- According to Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, a three-way summit between Japanese PM Shinzo Abe, South Korean president Park Geun-hye, and Chinese Premier Li Kequiang, will commence in Seoul this November 1st. It will be the first since three years ago.

- The top officials supporting Syrian rebels as well as government troops are mulling a conference in Vienna on Thursday and Friday, discussing ways to put an end to the prolonging civil war.

- Office of Civil Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazime and NDRRMC executive director Alexander Pama, tasked all necessary government agencies to be prepared as the Philippines remember their dearly departed this UNDAS 2015.
- Senators Grace Poe and Francis Escudero unveiled the complete list of their senatorial lineup for the May 2016 elections. The list includes Atty. Lorna Kapunan, Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares, Manila vice Mayor Isko Moreno and ACT-CIS Rep. Atty. Samuel Pagdilao. Veteran senators Tito Sotto, Ralph Recto, Migs Zubiri, and Richard Gordon, are joining the lineup as well.

- PDP-Laban standard bearer Martin DiƱo announced that he's withdrawing from the presidential race for next year's elections and named Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, despite repeatedly stated that he's not running, as his substitute candidate.

- In case you missed the latest Eat Bulaga kalyeserye, it's AlDub's 15th weeksary and following Alden's retrieval of the key to Lola Nidora which will lead them to the mysterious house as Lola Nidora's diary of secret foretold this Halloween, the address of the so-called "Bahay Ni Lola" is revealed. It's 1886 Kababalaghan St., Brgy. Pugot Ulo, Pangmayaman Subd.

- In a weird way, the famous Michelangelo statue of David has spawned a figma toy courtesy of Good Smile Company.

- Nintendo will launch their first-ever smartphone app game this next year as well as detailing new account system as well as their new "My Nintendo" global membership service.

- Onto the issue of Filipinos shining out on foreign reality singing shows; a Fil-Aussie crooner Cyrus Villanueva made it to the Top 6 of the seventh season of X Factor Australia while Fil-Am singer Amy Vachal is part of Team Adam Levine on the ninth season of NBC's The Voice.

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