Friday, June 9, 2017

Let's Do The News! (June 9, 2017)

- At least 230 individuals will face arrest by authorities due to links with the Maute Terror Group. DND Secretary and Martial Law Administrator Delfin Lorenzana issued an arrest warrant against the said personalities.

- The Philippine National Police Region 7 declared the abduction and serial killing to Bien Unido, Bohol Mayor Gisela Boniel as case closed. The PNP made the statement based on the admission of passengers of the motorboat who saw how Board Member NiƱo Boniel killed and threw in the sea his wife.

- The Philippines was ranked 2nd least peaceful country in Asia according to the Global Peace Index, sitting above Myanmar, China, and Thailand, but behind North Korea, which ranks 1st. The ranking is allegedly due to President Duterte's war on drugs campaign and the Martial Law declaration in Mindanao due to Marawi Siege

- Ousted FBI director James Comey testified at the Senate hearing about his so-called loyalty issues on US President Donald Trump and why did Trump fired him. He testified every conversation he had with Trump but one question he didn't answer is Trump's connection with Russia interfering with the 2016 presidential elections.

- Qatar dismissed allegations of backing terrorism after four Arab states cut ties with Qatar with week, blacklisted as terrorists dozens of people with alleged links. The announcement by Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, and Bahrain increases pressure on the wealthiest Arab state over allegations that it interferes in the affairs of its neighbors by supporting and financing Islamist groups.

- Australian Olympic swimmer Thomas Fraser-Holmes will appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport to overturn a 12-month ban for missing anti-doping tests.

- The second-generation Honda N-BOX has been unveiled prior to its Autumn release. It will be the first Honda kei car to come with Honda Sensing safety tech.

2018 Honda N-BOX

- SEGA's Shenmue III game has been delayed to second half of 2018.

- Actress Zhang Ziyi joins the MonsterVerse franchise and will be star in 2019's Godzilla: King of Monsters film.


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