Thursday, July 12, 2018

Let's Do The News! (July 12, 2018)



- The enemies of the government were responsible for the red banners claiming the Philippines to be a province of China in some parts of Metro Manila, according to the Malacanang. The red tarpaulins were seen hanging from several footbridges on Quezon Avenue in Quezon City, on the southbound lane of C5, and near the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Pasay City in clear violation of city and Metropolitan Manila Development Authority ordinances.

- The government has reset the groundbreaking of the massive development of war-torn Marawi City from July to late August after negotiations with a China-led consortium broke down. Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council chair Eduardo del Rosario announced that the government’s negotiations with Bangon Marawi Consortium for the P16 billion Marawi development were unsuccessful after it failed to meet certain financial, technical, and legal requirements.

- Various civil society groups appealed to the Bicameral Conference Committee to strengthen the provisions of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law in adherence to the aspirations of the Bangsamoro people.

- Palawan and Cebu made it to the list of the world's best islands according to Travel + Leisure magazine.

- A French court on Wednesday greenlits the handover of the suspect behind the alleged bomb plot against an Iranian opposition rally to Belgium.

- The cave complex in northern Thailand where 12 boys and their football coach were trapped for over two weeks is about to turn into a museum while some companies wanted to turn the rescue operation into a film.

- Hurricane Chris weakened on Wednesday off the US East Coast, with maximum wind speeds dropping to 90 miles per hour (150 kilometers per hour) on an expected course towards Canada’s Newfoundland province. The center of the storm is expected to pass near or over southeastern Newfoundland on Thursday afternoon or evening, when it will likely become a strong post-tropical cyclone, according to the National Hurricane Center.

- Amid the ongoing trade war between the United States and China, Tesla is building a new plant in Shanghai.

- Bandai Namco's CODE VEIN role-playing game got delayed to 2019.

- Gilas Pilipinas player Terrence Romeo got involved in a bar brawl.

- With Fans! Love Live Sunshine Anime Blu-Ray cover figure range moves to the 1st years starting with Ruby Kurosawa as this latest addition is now available to order starting at 13,704 yen plus tax and delivery and arrives this May.



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