Stories In Between

Lian Buan

[OPINION] Should rule of law be an election issue?

Published in Stories In Between
Published 9:00 AM, May 12, 2019
Updated 12:00 PM, May 13, 2019

When legislators believe in the rule of law, everything they do in the august halls of the Senate would be about justice. They will not lie, they will not cheat, they will not steal.

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Bersamin to lawyers: Face sanctions for frivolous cases

‘The time for imposing sanctions on such litigants and lawyers may soon be around the corner,’ says the Chief Justice

Mar Roxas on 2019 defeat: 'I don't know what comes next'

'Our country continues to need us and our best efforts,' says the former Liberal Party stalwart

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Notes from the courtroom

Published in Stories In Between
Published 5:00 PM, Dec 02, 2018
Updated 3:24 PM, Dec 02, 2018

They say that the justice beat is one of the most boring beats in reporting. I tend to agree. But where it's boring, it's always so insightful.

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Bersamin to lawyers: Face sanctions for frivolous cases

‘The time for imposing sanctions on such litigants and lawyers may soon be around the corner,’ says the Chief Justice

Mar Roxas on 2019 defeat: 'I don't know what comes next'

'Our country continues to need us and our best efforts,' says the former Liberal Party stalwart

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My migration story: Why I left London and came home

Published in Stories In Between
Published 7:00 PM, Sep 25, 2018
Updated 1:34 AM, Sep 25, 2018

At first I didn't know my story. Two movies helped me get there: 'Never Not Love You,' starring James Reid and Nadine Lustre, and 'Crazy Rich Asians.'

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Bersamin to lawyers: Face sanctions for frivolous cases

‘The time for imposing sanctions on such litigants and lawyers may soon be around the corner,’ says the Chief Justice

Mar Roxas on 2019 defeat: 'I don't know what comes next'

'Our country continues to need us and our best efforts,' says the former Liberal Party stalwart

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I was denied a U.S. visa, and it's very personal

Published in Stories In Between
Published 9:21 AM, Apr 14, 2018
Updated 11:41 AM, Apr 14, 2018

The embassy officer told me I could reapply if and when my 'circumstances change.' What circumstance has to change before we beat colonial presumptions and call ourselves worthy to travel this world freely?

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Bersamin to lawyers: Face sanctions for frivolous cases

‘The time for imposing sanctions on such litigants and lawyers may soon be around the corner,’ says the Chief Justice

Mar Roxas on 2019 defeat: 'I don't know what comes next'

'Our country continues to need us and our best efforts,' says the former Liberal Party stalwart

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Finding Eudocia Pulido in her hometown in Tarlac

Published in Stories In Between
Published 7:54 AM, May 21, 2017
Updated 9:51 PM, May 26, 2017

Eudocia 'Cosiang' Pulido's story tugs at the heartstrings of any Filipino who belongs to a clan of overseas domestic helpers

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Bersamin to lawyers: Face sanctions for frivolous cases

‘The time for imposing sanctions on such litigants and lawyers may soon be around the corner,’ says the Chief Justice

Mar Roxas on 2019 defeat: 'I don't know what comes next'

'Our country continues to need us and our best efforts,' says the former Liberal Party stalwart

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The Atlantic's 'My Family's Slave' should not end with a feast

Published in Stories In Between
Published 5:44 PM, May 18, 2017
Updated 8:06 AM, May 21, 2017

When the issue is slavery, we shouldn't adjust our standards so low that we let a piece go unchallenged for being a memoir

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Bersamin to lawyers: Face sanctions for frivolous cases

‘The time for imposing sanctions on such litigants and lawyers may soon be around the corner,’ says the Chief Justice

Mar Roxas on 2019 defeat: 'I don't know what comes next'

'Our country continues to need us and our best efforts,' says the former Liberal Party stalwart

More stories
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