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Jolted netizens liken #MMShakeDrill phone alarm to 'The Purge' siren

Jul 19, 2018 - 6:11 PM

(UPDATED) 'Do not panic? Eh mas nagpanic pa ako doon sa alarm sound, muntik ko pa itapon phone ko,' says one irate netizen

Duterte on government purge, Duque on Dengvaxia, Trump on Kim | Midday wRap

Jan 12, 2018 - 12:40 PM

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Dela Rosa, Duterte, France on PH | Midday wRap

Oct 12, 2017 - 12:42 PM

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Duterte eyes 'purge' of officials in Marawi City

Oct 11, 2017 - 10:20 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says Marawi City officials failed to give information on 'tunnels' created by the Maute Group

COMMANDER IN CHIEF. President Rodrigo Duterte attends the groundbreaking ceremony of Scout Ranger Ville in San Miguel, Bulacan, on October 11, 2017. Malacañang photo

Turkey dismisses over 8,000 in new wave of post-coup purges

Jan 07, 2017 - 8:35 PM

According to 3 new decrees published within the state of emergency imposed after the coup 8 390 more civil servants are to lose their jobs from 63 different state institutions

Turkey removes 8,000 security personnel in latest purge

Sep 02, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Turkey has embarked on an all-out purge of state bodies in the wake of the coup to rid the country of what Erdogan calls the 'virus' of Fethullah Gulen's influence

POST-COUP. An armed man watches over secular supporters of main opposition Republic Public Party (CHP) shouting slogans and holding Turkish flags and pictures of Ataturk, founder of modern Turkey, during a demonstration against coup at Taksim Square, in Istanbul, Turkey, July 24, 2016. File photo by Cem Turkel/EPA

'The Purge: Election Year' Review: Problematic and simplistic

Jul 10, 2016 - 7:56 PM

The film’s narrative never really matures into something that is worth its hollow attempts at being a potent social commentary writes Oggs Cruz

Photo courtesy of United International Pictures

Docu on Indonesia mass killings wins in Busan film fest

Oct 11, 2014 - 12:47 AM

The Look of Silence won the Busan Cinephile Award for best documentary at the Busan International Film Festival

Screenshot from the trailer of 'A Look of Silence', by award-winning director Joshua Oppenheimer.

Chilling film explores Indonesia mass killings further

Aug 29, 2014 - 10:16 AM

Director Joshua Oppenheimer returns to the subject of his acclaimed The Act of Killing about the murder of over a million communists following Indonesia s 1965 coup – but takes it a step further in this new documentary

DIRECTOR AND STAR. US director Joshua Oppenheimer (L) arrives with Adi Rukun for the screening of their movie 'The Look of Silence', presented in competition at the 71st Venice Film Festival on August 28, 2014 at Venice Lido. Photo by Gabriel Bouys/AFP

Movies playing this week: ‘Sin City,’ 'The Purge: Anarchy,' and more

Aug 27, 2014 - 12:25 PM

This week s movies in a neat list just for you

Executed: N. Korea leader's 'traitor' uncle

Dec 13, 2013 - 7:09 AM

Jang is executed Thursday shortly after a military trial the state news agency KCNA says

Meeting Pramoedya, seeing the past

Jul 09, 2013 - 8:59 AM

I came to watch a play about an Indonesian author; I certainly got more than what I came for

THE STORY HIT HOME. I was reminded of the little-known historical facts I had lived through, of a revolution gone awry, of a purge that killed its own, and of the tortured and dead still needing to be acknowledged. Poster courtesy of Susan Quimpo

'Monsters University' opens at top of class

Jun 24, 2013 - 7:23 AM

The adorable monsters and Brad Pitt s zombies are neck and neck

YOUNG MIKE. Bright-eyed and ready to learn how to scare. Image from the 'Monsters University' Facebook page