Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Let's Do The News! (May 16, 2017)



- The Tax Reform Bill has been approved by the House Committee on Ways and Means The bill proposes to decrease the personal income tax rates based on the consumer price index inflation but increases the excise tax for petroleum products, except LPG.

- The Anti-Distracted Driving Act of the Department of Transportation will be on full effect starting May 18, prohibiting the use of cellphones while driving.

- An IT expert warns that the ransomware WannaCry has many effects on computers. One such example that even if the computer is powered down, the virus of the said cyber-attack will remain in the system. Over 200,000 people from 150 countries have been affected by the cyber-attack.
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- Reports told that US President Donald Trump shared classified information with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

- India's Central Bureau of Investigation searched the homes of former finance minister P. Chidambaram and his son on Tuesday, in a probe into suspect criminal misconduct related to approvals of investment deals.

- The NIO EP9 electric supercar set the fastest Nurburgring record for production cars with the record-breaking lap time of 6:45.9.



- In Singapore, believe it or not, there is a world's largest luxury car vending machine owned by a dealership known as Autobahn Motors.



- The penultimate addition to the Love Live Sunshine Nendoroid lineup, Kanan Matsuura, has arrived. She's available to order starting at 3,241 Yen plus tax and delivery and arrives this October. Need a hug?



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