Monday, June 11, 2018

Let's Do The News! (June 11, 2018)



- Severe tropical storm Maliksi (formerly Domeng) is out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility since Sunday but it it continues to enhance the habagat that will bring moderate to heavy rains in most parts of the country Monday. As of 0400 hours local time, state weather bureau Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said “Maliksi”, affecting Luzon and Western Visayas was last observed at 1,770 kilometers northwest of Basco, Batanes.

- Former National Security Adviser Roilo Golez passed away at the age of 71. The passing of the veteran legislator was confirmed by his son ParaƱaque City Vice Mayor Rico Golez.

- According to the Philippine National Police, the crime rate of the Philippines has lowered in the first four months as it vowed to continue strengthening its campaign against criminality despite President Duterte’s recent remarks on the country’s peace and order.

- ICYMI: The cause of last year's California wildfires was caused  by downed power lines. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection released its investigation Friday for some of the wind-driven fires that ravaged Mendocino, Humboldt, Butte, Sonoma, Lake and Napa counties.
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'- Chinese leader Xi Jinping called for the Iran nuclear deal to be “earnestly” implemented as he met the country’s president following the US withdrawal from the pact, state media said Monday. Xi met one-on-one with Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on Sunday following a two-day regional security summit in the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao that also included Russia and former Soviet republics.

- Malaysia's newly-elected Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad caled for the Trans-Pacific Partnership to be "renegotiated" and urged protection for small countries in international trade.

- Yahoo announced that their Yahoo Messenger service is shutting down on July 17, redirecting users to group messaging app Squirrel.

- Microsoft Studios and Turn 10 Studios announced Forza Horizon 4, the latest installment of the Forza Horizon spinoff series coming on XBOX One and Windows 10 PCs this October 2, 2018. In FH4, players can explore the roads of Great Britain with over 450 vehicles, including the star car, the McLaren Senna, in their quest to become the Horizon Superstar. Players can personalize their drivers with outfits and apart from that, they can purchase properties that grants them more perks to continue exploring.



- Bandai Namco Entertainment announced JUMP FORCE, coming 2019, with Spike Chunsoft developing a game featuring Shonen Jump franchises such as Dragon Ball Z, Naruto, and One Piece.

- Devil May Cry finally returns in Devil May Cry 5, coming this Spring 2019.

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