Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Let's Do The News! (September 7, 2016)

- In President Duterte's ASEAN visit, he urged the ASEAN leaders to cooperate to fight transnational crime and to support small businesses to preserve the economic gains in the region. He even brings up the topic of the war on drugs as well.

- Meanwhile, the Philippine government released what it says are surveillance pictures of Chinese coast guard ships and barges at a disputed shoal in the South China Sea, hours before the Chinese premier attended the ASEAN summit. Officials say Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte plans to ask Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the summit in Vientiane on Wednesday whether the vessels were on another island-making mission on the Scarborough Shoal. 

- Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton says that US President Barack Obama did the right thing to cancel his meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte. Clinton said Duterte's expression of regret following the White House's decision to scrap the bilateral meeting is the right thing to do.

- The Islamic State militants launched their new online magazine calling for supporters to carry out fresh terror attacks. The magazine, called Rumiyah, was issued on Monday in at least 8 languages including English, French, German, Russian, Turkish, Indonesian, Uygur and Pashto. The magazine states that the Australian IS terrorist was killed Syria and urged its followers to attack public places in Australia. Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull warned that the international community must hold more talks on anti-terror measures.

- The Paralympic torch has arrived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, raising excitement in the upcoming Rio 2016 Paralympics. The torch relay started in the country's capital and began on Tuesday in the Centro district, one day ahead of the opening ceremony.

- The new Peugeot 5008 has been regenerated from a minivan to a full-size crossover, featuring groundbreaking tech, new platform, new engines, and more. It's set to debut at next month's Paris Motor Show before it will be sold to the public in early 2017.

2017 Peugeot 5008

- The four-door coupe version of the new A5, the new Audi A5 Sportback, was unveiled before its Paris debut.

2017 Audi A5 Sportback

- New Pokemon Sun and Moon info on the radar! There's a mysterious presence lurking around the Alola Region known as the Ultra Beasts and only the Aether Foundation holds the answers. Who are they? Check this latest clip.


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