Wikinews Shorts: June 7, 2007
A compilation of brief news reports for Thursday, June 7, 2007.
Opposition gains control of Philippines senate
With results of the Philippine general election being slowly tabulated, winners are declared in 10 of 12 Senate seats, with opposition parties winning seven, and two going to supporters of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, giving the opposition control of the Senate.
- "Philippines President wins just two Senate seats" — , June 7, 2006
- Douglas Bakshian. "Philippine opposition wins 6 of 10 Senate seats in mid-term election" — , June 7, 2006
Tornado devastates Vietnam villages
"This is the fiercest tornado hitting the district over the past 20 years," Tran Ba Cao, an officer from the Thai Phuong commune people's committee, was quoted as saying by the Vietnam News Agency.
- Agencies. "Twister flattens Vietnamese villages" — , June 7, 2006
- "Whirlwind wreaks havoc in Thai Binh province" — , June 6, 2006