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US appeals court to decide if chimps ‘legal persons’

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A New York State appeals court on Wednesday heard arguments on whether chimpanzees held in captivity should be recognized as “legal persons” entitled to live in freedom.

Posted: October 9th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Malaysian transgenders ‘live in fear’ of arrest, abuse

Malaysian transgenders

Aryana had just returned to her home one night in June when Malaysian Islamic-purity enforcers burst in, ransacking her apartment and arresting her for cross-dressing.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Days of Reckoning for Rapists


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HE SAID, SHE SAID: Navarro and Cornejo trade accusations. Photo Illustration by Ricardo G. Velarde

Was it rape or an extortion attempt?

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Nicolas Pichay: ‘Don’t believe people who do not believe in the power of theater’

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The playwright of the upcoming ‘Maxie The Musicale’ says: ‘Think like a Houdini; a box is something to escape from’

This writer-lawyer has had a checkered life. He attended the Philippine High School for the Arts in Mt. Makiling, Laguna; became a Lucrecia R. Kasilag scholar in theater arts at UP Diliman, majoring in political science; went to law school and became a lawyer in 1988; but, all throughout, continued to write for theater, films and TV.

Posted: September 21st, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Aquino signs law protecting children vs hazardous toys

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President Benigno Aquino. INQUIRER file photo

With four months to go before Christmas, President Benigno Aquino III could not have signed a more fitting law than one seeking to protect children against hazardous toys.

Posted: September 7th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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