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TRAGIC THEATER (Tikoy Aguiluz, 2015)


My notes on the aptly-named Tragic Theater:

1. The urban legend surrounding the Manila Film Center accident in 1981 was the stuff of a great horror movie. 463 more words


Malaysian ex-PM's wife in three-hour grilling over graft claims

The wife of Malaysia’s ousted prime minister Najib Razak was on Tuesday questioned for more than three hours by the nation’s anti-corruption agency over a massive financial scandal involving a state sovereign wealth fund. 446 more words

Malaysian anti-graft agency calls for statement from wife of ex-PM Najib

Malaysia’s anti-graft commission has called for a statement from the wife of former Prime Minister Najib Razak in its investigation into a former unit of state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), two sources at the commission said. 196 more words

Si Imelda Marcos at ang kanyang "Upside-down Tiara"

Ang Imperyo ng Persia

Ang taong 1971 ay ika 2,500 anibersaryo ng Imperyo ng Persia (Iran). Sa panahong ng pagdiriwang na ito, ang Iran ay pinamumunuan ng pamilyang Pahlavi. 350 more words

Si Imelda Marcos at ang British Royal Wedding noong 1981

Trending ngayon sa social media ang royal wedding nina Prince Harry at Meghan Markle sa Inglatera. Isa ito sa inaabangang event ng mga Ingles at ng buong mundo. 368 more words

Hundreds of designer bags, jewelry, cash seized in Malaysia from ex-PM -- "Imelda Marcos like haul"

Malaysian police seized 284 boxes of designer handbags and dozens of bags filled with cash and jewelry on Friday from a luxury condominium in the center of Kuala Lumpur linked to former prime minister Najib Razak. 614 more words

No. 10: Good Gone Bad: Stories

This week’s stories come from the formidable Debbie Felio, first-time contributor Tim Clark, and myself. Like usual, the stories may have shared the same conditions in their conception but are definitely distinct reactions to the prompt. 1,529 more words

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