USC, CSO launch their first tie-up project
De La Salle University Dasmariñas’ University Student Council (USC), together with the Council of Student Organizations (CSO), launches their very first tie-up project, the KTS x TIMELESS: The University General Assembly 2015 which will be held on October 2. USC and CSO have opened the submission of audition forms to all bona fide students and alumni of the university as well as its sister school, De La Salle Health and Science Institute. The auditions are open for dancers with 5-15 members; bands with a 10-minute performance; and singers that can perform in solo, duo, or trio. The audition dates are on: September 15 for singers; September 16 for hosts; September 17 for bands; and, September 18 for dancers. VIP tickets are worth P500 inclusive of front row spot with barriers plus meet and greet which are already sold out; however regular tickets are still on sale for P280.
Senator Bongbong to announce 2016 elections plans
Senator Ferdinand ”Bongbong” Marcos Jr. said to announce his decision on the position he’ll be running for in the 2016 elections. The senator explained that they are still in the process of deciding on what political party he’ll be joining. He also added that they are not to keep his plans in secret. On the other hand, Vice President Jejomar Binay confirmed that he considers Senator Bongbong as his running mate this election. According to the Commission on Elections (COMELEC), the filing of Certificates of Candidacy will start on October 12 to October 16 2015.
Relief goods, discovered rotten in DSWD’s warehouses
The Philippine Government failed to distribute relief goods, amounting to P141 million, which were supposedly for the victims of typhoon Yolanda, Zamboanga siege, Mayon Volcano threat and other calamities occurred for the past two years. Due to this case, relief goods, according to a report, were found rotten in the warehouses of Department of Social Welfare and Development (DWSD) in regions IV-A, VI, VII and IX, which was allegedly due to the continuous acceptance of the government of relief goods without considering the capacity of the warehouses and the goods’ expiration dates. Moreover, DSWD was said to be also lacking in personnel who should distribute the goods. However, DSWD denied the issue and explained that all the relief goods were distributed for the victims because it is their responsibility to serve those people who are in need.
Cancer patient receives 3-D printed Titanium rib cage
A Spanish 54-year old man in Australia was suffering from chest wall sarcoma and was given a 3-D printed titanium rib cage. His sternum and some parts of his rib cage needed to be replaced and so the Melbourne-Based Medical Device Company created the implant using a high resolution CT scan. Australia also created a 3-D heel bone and 3D printed mouth-guard. This titanium rib cage was Food and Drug Administration approved.
Apple launches iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus
Apple Inc, has launched its newest products—a Television set top box who responds to audio command, and new iPhones with more advanced features. iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus have the same sizes of the older iPhone versions, but have more advanced features including a better camera, faster chips, more color options and a force sensitive 3D touch. Apple’s Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook has also introduced an executive from its rival company, Microsoft to better explain the business friendly credentials of their newest products.