9th Annual Report
Retired Chief Justice Artemio V. Panganiban and UP College of Law Professor Elizabeth Aguiling-Pangalangan

9th Annual Report

(January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019) I. Introduction Officially established on October 27, 2011, the Foundation for Liberty & Prosperity is now on its ninth year of operation.  Led by its Board of Trustees — namely Retired Chief Justice (CJ) Artemio V. Panganiban, Edilberto C. De Jesus, Joel Emerson J. Gregorio, Ma. Tanya Karina A. Lat, Elenita C. Panganiban, Retired Justice Angelina Sandoval-Gutierrez, Maria Elena P. Sandejas-Yaptangco, Amando M. Tetangco, Jr., and Evelyn Toledo- Dumdum — the FLP has steadily gained recognition from its stakeholders and partners through its various programs, projects and activities. The Foundation’s vision is a…

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Organizing the FLP Scholars Society By Retired Chief Justice Panganiban

*Remarks delivered by retired Chief Justice ARTEMIO V. PANGANIBAN during the online Organizational Meeting of the FLP Scholars Society on July 11, 2020.     Let me congratulate you for organizing the FLP Scholars Society. I am honored and pleased to deliver these Opening Remarks during your first formal meeting via Zoom. Obvious to all of us, of course, is the fact that we are not meeting face-to-face, similar to the last Awarding Ceremonies for your new fellow scholars on June 12, our Independence Day. The immediate cause of this online venture may have been the COVID-19 pandemic and the…

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MESSAGE of Chief Justice Diosdado M. Peralta

* Message delivered by Chief Justice Diosdado M. Peralta,  Guest of Honor and Speaker, and Chairman, Board of Judges, FLP Legal Scholarship Program 2019-2020, during the Awarding Ceremonies of the Bar Topnotchers and other Bar Exam Passers, Honor Graduates, Scholarship Awardees, Dissertation Writing Contest Winners and Finalists held via Zoom videoconferencing at 10:00 am on June 12, 2020.     Hon. Estela M. Perlas-Bernabe, Senior Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines; Retired Chief Justice Artemio V. Panganiban, Chairman of the Board, The Foundation for Liberty and Prosperity; Members of the Board of Judges of the Dissertation Writing…

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MESSAGE of Senior Justice Estela M. Perlas-Bernabe

* Message delivered by Supreme Court Senior Justice Estela M. Perlas-Bernabe,  Chairman, Board of Judges, FLP Dissertation Writing Contest 2019-2020, during the Awarding Ceremonies of the Bar Topnotchers and other Bar Exam Passers, Honor Graduates, Scholarship Awardees, Dissertation Writing Contest Winners and Finalists held via Zoom videoconferencing at 10:00 am on June 12, 2020.   Our esteemed Chief Justice, Diosdado Peralta; former Chief Justice and Chairman of the Foundation for Liberty and Prosperity (FLP) Artemio Panganiban; FLP Board of Trustees and Judges of the Scholarship Program and Dissertation Writing Contest; today’s honorees and awardees; distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, good…

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Towards a Just and Humane Society in the DiGi Age

* Remarks delivered by retired Chief Justice ARTEMIO V. PANGANIBAN during the Awarding Ceremonies of the Bar Topnotchers and other Bar Exam Passers, Honor Graduates, Scholarship Awardees, Dissertation Writing Contest Winners and Finalists held via Zoom videoconferencing at 10:00 am on June 12, 2020.   Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen: At the outset, please permit me to thank Chief Justice Diosdado M. Peralta and Senior Justice Estela M. Perlas-Bernabe for chairing our Boards of Judges for our Scholarship Program and for our Dissertation Writing Contest, respectively, as well as the other judges who were earlier acknowledged during the program. I…

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Winners of the FLP Dissertation Writing Contest 2019-2020

Winners of the DISSERTATION WRITING CONTEST 2019-2020 1st Place Ma. Angela Teresa Sebastian University of the Philippines “Protecting Liberty and Nurturing Prosperity in the Propertization of Digital Footprint in the Age of Surveillance Capitalism” Adviser: Atty. Gerard Chan 2nd Place Genica Therese Endaluz Ateneo de Manila University “Home Court Advantage: Establishing a Framework for the Responsibility of a State with Respect to Human Rights Violations Committed by its Corporate Nationals Abroad” Adviser: Ambassador Manuel Antonio Teehankee 3rd Place (3) Patrick Edward Balisong Ateneo de Manila University “Bridging the Accountability Gap Between the Universal Rights Regime and the Regime of Multilateral…

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For FLP scholars, little things mean a lot

For FLP scholars, little things mean a lot By: Artemio V. Panganiban - @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:20 AM May 10, 2020 Read more: https://opinion.inquirer.net/129657/for-flp-scholars-little-things-mean-a-lot#ixzz6SMHg2dqJ Listening to the heartwarming stories of the scholars of the Foundation for Liberty and Prosperity (FLP) and the Tan Yan Kee Foundation (TYKF) on how they passed, and for some, topped, the last bar exams uplifted me no end as they reminded me of my own youth. The peering questions of the board of judges at the Supreme Court’s inner sanctum, the midnight toil of the screening panel, the scholarship prizes given by our…

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10 FLP scholars pass 100 percent in bar exam;  two place in Top Ten
Gov. Tetangco, Mrs. Prieto, and Retired CJ Panganiban with 4th year scholars AY 2018-2019

10 FLP scholars pass 100 percent in bar exam; two place in Top Ten

P R E S S   R E L E A S E All the 10 fourth-year law scholars of the Foundation for Liberty and Prosperity (FLP) and the Tan Yan Kee Foundation (TYKF) passed the last bar exam with two placing in the Top Ten, Kenneth Glenn Manuel of UST (6th place) and Jun Dexter Rojas of PUP (9th place). For placing in the Top Ten, FLP and TYKF will reward them with P100,000 each. This is in addition to the yearly P200,000 scholarship grants they already received, divided into P100,000 for tuition, P20,000 for books and P80,000 in stipends…

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20 Law Students Receive Legal Scholarship for AY 2019-2020

P R E S S   R E L E A S E Twenty 3rd year and 4th year law students in Metro Manila, Baguio, Cebu, and Butuan City will be awarded full scholarships for academic year 2019-2020 by the Foundation for Liberty and Prosperity (FLP) and the Tan Yan Kee Foundation (TYKF). The 3rd year law students are: Patricia Anne Alarios (Ateneo de Manila), William dela Cruz (Father Saturnino Urios University), Ricka Abigael Dumelod (UST), Florida Fomaneg (UP), Rowell Nico Macalino (Ateneo de Manila), Joy Francine Mappang (UCordilleras), Geremae Mata (USC), Carlo Angelo Negado (USC), Laurence Obaob (USC) and George…

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CJ Peralta, SJ Bernabe Head FLP Boards of Judges

Chief Justice Diosdado M. Peralta heads the Board of Judges of the Legal Scholarship Program of the Foundation for Liberty and Prosperity (FLP), while Senior Justice Estela M. Perlas-Bernabe chairs the Board of Judges of the FLP Dissertation Writing Contest. The FLP Legal Scholarship Program selects 20 outstanding third and fourth year law students from around the Philippines. In partnership with Tan Yan Kee Foundation (TYK), FLP awards each scholar P200,000 per school year. The first batch of FLP scholars all passed last year’s bar exam with two of them landing in the top ten - Sean James Borja, 1st…

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