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Lian Buan

The Papa I lost and found in Japan

Published in Stories In Between
Published 6:55 PM, Jun 16, 2019
Updated 7:29 PM, Jun 16, 2019

When I was 6 months old, Papa was killed in Japan. That was the beginning and end of the story that made up much of who I am.

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High Court wears PH colors for Carpio's last SC rites

Carpio highlights a bureaucratic achievement: he leaves the Court with zero backlog

'The best chief justice we never had'

'If you consistently defend the Constitution, consistent in applying the law, then you earn the respect of everybody,' says the Justice who ends his 18-year-career with a losing vote

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[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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High Court wears PH colors for Carpio's last SC rites

Carpio highlights a bureaucratic achievement: he leaves the Court with zero backlog

'The best chief justice we never had'

'If you consistently defend the Constitution, consistent in applying the law, then you earn the respect of everybody,' says the Justice who ends his 18-year-career with a losing vote

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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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High Court wears PH colors for Carpio's last SC rites

Carpio highlights a bureaucratic achievement: he leaves the Court with zero backlog

'The best chief justice we never had'

'If you consistently defend the Constitution, consistent in applying the law, then you earn the respect of everybody,' says the Justice who ends his 18-year-career with a losing vote

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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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High Court wears PH colors for Carpio's last SC rites

Carpio highlights a bureaucratic achievement: he leaves the Court with zero backlog

'The best chief justice we never had'

'If you consistently defend the Constitution, consistent in applying the law, then you earn the respect of everybody,' says the Justice who ends his 18-year-career with a losing vote

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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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High Court wears PH colors for Carpio's last SC rites

Carpio highlights a bureaucratic achievement: he leaves the Court with zero backlog

'The best chief justice we never had'

'If you consistently defend the Constitution, consistent in applying the law, then you earn the respect of everybody,' says the Justice who ends his 18-year-career with a losing vote

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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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High Court wears PH colors for Carpio's last SC rites

Carpio highlights a bureaucratic achievement: he leaves the Court with zero backlog

'The best chief justice we never had'

'If you consistently defend the Constitution, consistent in applying the law, then you earn the respect of everybody,' says the Justice who ends his 18-year-career with a losing vote

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

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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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High Court wears PH colors for Carpio's last SC rites

Carpio highlights a bureaucratic achievement: he leaves the Court with zero backlog

'The best chief justice we never had'

'If you consistently defend the Constitution, consistent in applying the law, then you earn the respect of everybody,' says the Justice who ends his 18-year-career with a losing vote

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