Monday, June 5, 2017

Let's Do The News! (June 3, 2017)

- The Armed Forces of the Philippines declared a humanitarian pause for the crisis in Marawi City for trapped civilians. According to them, they carried out the 4-hour humanitarian pause in order the rescue civilians that were trapped by the conflict in the area.

- Transport group PISTON carried out a transport strike during the first day of classes, however passengers were reportedly unaffected. The group against the jeepney phaseout assembled at Quezon City Circle and went straight to the office of  Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board and the office of the Department of Transportation in Mandaluyong City.

- Following last weekend's Central London attack, Facebook wanted to make its social media platform a "hostile environment" for terrorists in a statement issued after attackers killed seven people in London and prompted Prime Minister Theresa May to demand action from internet firms.

- Bahrain will cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing its fellow Gulf Arab state of backing terrorism and interfering in Bahrain's internal affairs. According to a statement, the close ally of Saudi Arabia was also cutting air and sea contact with Qatar and was giving its citizens in Qatar 14 days to leave.

- At Game 2 of this year's NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors are leading the series at 2-0 after defeating Cleveland Cavaliers at the score of 132-113.

- Electronic Arts announced Need For Speed: Payback, which will launch on PS4 and XBOX One this November 10.

- The Metal Gear franchise will spawn orchestra concerts in Japan, North America, and Europe as part of celebrating 30 years of the hit stealth-action game series.

- Director Doug Liman revealed further details about the upcoming Edge of Tomorrow sequel film on the recent podcast. The sequel film titled Live, Die, Repeat and Repeat will be a prequel and a sequel to the said film.

- Actress Kiray Celis is named the winner in the first series of ABS-CBN's I Can Do That for her high-wire cycling act.

- In extraordinary news, a certain netizen named Janneth Enriquez managed to save a total of 43,000 pesos worth her tuition in three months time by saving all the five and ten pesos coins she got from her sari-sari store.


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