Friday, January 15, 2016

Let's Do The News! (January 15, 2016)

- Onto yesterday's Jakarta attacks, Indonesian police has arrested three men on suspicion of links to the attacks and said they recovered the flag of the Islamic State militants from the home of one of the attacks. The discovery of the flag proves that the militants were responsible for the deadly attacks and if verified, the Islamic State poses a major threat to Indonesian security. Yesterday, attackers attacked the capital until five of them were killed. The attack killed an Indonesian and a foreigner while 20 people were injured.

- According to a senior US official, the United States will work with Japan and South Korea in taking additional action against North Korea over its latest nuclear test. The official noted that the test is a flagrant violation of UNSC resolutions and other international obligations by North Korea.

- Days after the Syrian suicide bomber attacked Istanbul, Turkish forces destroyed Islamic State strongholds in Syria and Iraq, killing 200 militants in the past 48 hours, according to the Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.

- Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano said he would lead legislators in overriding President Noynoy Aquino's recent veto on the bill that will raise the Social Security System monthly pensions by up to two thousand pesos.

- Tomorrow, people of Taiwan will vote for who;s going to be their next president with the issue of how will their new leader deal with mainland China. Three candidates are running but the race has become a duel between Eric Chu of the Nationalist Party and Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party.

- The BMW M3 and M4 range gets an optional Competition Package featuring a power boost to its 3.0L Twin Turbo 6-cylinder engine as well as suspension updates.

BMW M4 Competition Package
- Fans of Love Live! School Idol Project just got lucky because Nozomi Tojo's getting her figma! Order books are now open for reservations for this Nozomi figma, priced at 5,370 yen plus tax. She'll be arriving this August.

figma Nozomi Tojo

- Alan Rickman, famous for his role of Professor Snape in the Harry Potter films, passed away at the age of 69.

- Check out the full list of nominations for the 2016 Academy Awards by CLICKING HERE.

- Tomorrow on Eat Bulaga's kalyeserye, another date with Alden, Yaya Dub, and the lolas inside Broadway Centrum for their sixth monthsary! Having managed to complete one of Lola Nidora's tasks involving playing a game of Pinoy Henyo with the audience, Alden's very excited that the date with the lolas and Yaya Dub are ongoing but which place in Broadway? Find out tomorrow afternoon!


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