Friday, November 25, 2016

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

- According to PAGASA, Tropical Storm Marce will make landfall over the Calamian Group of Islands. In its 5PM severe weather bulletin, Marce was last spotted at 55km southeast of Coron, Palawan, with max sustained winds of 65kph near the center and gusts of up to 100kph.
- Nationwide protests against the sudden burial of the late dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos at the Libingan Ng Mga Bayani kicked off in numerous locations across the Philippines. The main event of the "Black Friday" protests held at Rizal Park in Manila attracted lots of protesters from various sectors and universities despite the downpour.

- The Department of Tourism will not change its current tourism slogan "It's More Fun in the Philippines", according to DOT Undersecretary for Media Affairs Kat De Castro. The decision to remain the current slogan was reached last November 21 after numerous meetings with a certain global advertising agency.

- The government of Colombia and the leader of the nation's biggest opposition group have agreed on a revised peace plan, following the rejection of the original deal in a public vote. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and the leader of the FARC guerilla organization, Rodrigo Londono, signed the new accord in Bogota on Thursday.

- Amid tightened security, the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade took place in New York. For its 90th year, the event saw giant balloons depicting animated and film characters as well as marching bands from across the country parade 4 kilometers through central Manhattan on Thursday.

- BBC's hit drama series, Call the Midwife, gets renewed for three more seasons. 

- The 5th DLC Catalog for the PS4-exclusive THE IDOLM@STER Platinum Stars is now available, featuring the Sherry Noel costume, and the return of the Christmas song titled 神さまのBirthday.

- Rika Jougasaki Charisma Chibi Girl version figure from THE IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls is now open for pre-orders! The figure is priced at 15,800 Japanese Yen plus tax and deliveries will commence this June 2017.

- Comedienne Rufa Mae Quinto was officially married to Trevor Magallanes.

- Till I Met You star Nadine Samonte and her family move into their new home given by her mom-in-law Isabel.


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