Monday, April 25, 2016

Let's Do The News! (April 25, 2016)

- In the final round of the PiliPinas 2016 presidential debate yesterday in Pangasinan, the presidential aspirants; Vice President Jejomar Binay, Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, Sen. Grace Poe and former interior secretary Manuel Roxas II, tackled questions by the public such as campaign platforms as well as issues close to voters.

- The Manila Prosecutor's Office will file criminal charges against the arrested hacker of the COMELEC website. The MPO ordered filing criminal raps against the 23-year-old hacker after it found probable cause on the complaint filed by the National Bureau of Investigation. Late last month, the COMELEC website was hacked and its database was later leaked online.

- The death toll from the Ecuador quake is now up to 654.

- Somewhere in Paris, France, a cherry tree was planted as a symbol of hope that people in Kumamoto, Japan, will recover from recent earthquakes. The planting ceremony took place during an event showcasing Japanese food and culture, as well as viewing of cherry blossoms. Kumamon, the prefecture's mascot, was set up at a site in a park in western Paris, accompanied by a sign meaning "thoughts for Kumamoto".

- Some citizens of Turkey are protesting against the government's plans to build a new nuclear power plant. The Turkish government wants to build the new plant just outside Sinop in the northern part of the country and start operation in the next seven years. An anti-nuclear demonstration was held in Sinop on Sunday ahead of the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident in Ukraine.

- Thousands of people in Great Britain have attended the parade in honor of the 400th death anniversary of renowned playwright William Shakespeare. In his birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon, many people dressed as characters from his famous works while others wore Shakespeare facemasks as they paraded through the town on Saturday.

- The 2017 Lexus IS minor change has been fully revealed prior to its Beijing Auto Show debut.

2017 Lexus IS

- The second-generation Renault Koleos is now fully uncovered before its Beijing Auto Show premiere. Sales in Europe will commence next year.

2017 Renault Koleos

- Phat Company unveiled the first of THE IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls anime DVD/Blu-Ray cover figure lineup. It's Rin Shibuya! She's spearheading this lineup and she's available to order starting at 9,800 Yen plus tax. Deliveries will commence this October.

Cinderella Girls Rin Shibuya

- Osomatsu and Karamatsu are the first two Osomatsu-san Nendoroids available to order starting at 3,241 Yen plus tax. The Osomatsu nendoroid will be delivered this August while the Karamatsu nendoroid will be delivered this September.

Nendoroid Osomatsu
Nendoroid Karamatsu
- Last weekend, Nonito "The Filipino Flash" Donaire successfully defeated Hungary's Zsolt Bedak via a third-round TKO to secure this title belt.

- In case you missed the recent Eat Bulaga kalyeserye, with Lola Nidora and Lola Tinidora still in their acting phase while Alden's busy with his workout routine, Divina called out the Quandos because they are prepping up to an imminent sportsfest.


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