2019 FLP Awards Ceremony
Masters of Ceremonies: FLP Scholars Atty. Jose Angelo Tiglao and Ms. Mikael Gabrielle Ilao

2019 FLP Awards Ceremony

Awarding Ceremony Bar Exam Topnotchers New Lawyers and Scholars Who Graduated with Honors FLP Legal Scholarship Program AY 2018-2019 FLP Dissertation Writing Contest 2018-2019 Auditorium, Ateneo Professional Schools Rockwell Center, Makati City May 18, 2018, 5:00 p.m.

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Congratulations, Appreciation and Explanation
Retired Chief Justice Artemio V. Panganiban

Congratulations, Appreciation and Explanation

Closing remarks of retired Chief Justice ARTEMIO V. PANGANIBAN during the Awarding Ceremonies held on May 18, 2019 at the Ateneo de Manila Professional Schools Auditorium at Rockwell Center in Makati City in honor of the (1) bar exam topnotchers, passers and top graduates, (2) the current 2018-2019 scholars and (3) the winners of the just-concluded Dissertation Writing Contest of the Foundation for Liberty and Prosperity.   Your honors, your excellencies, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen. We are honoring today the cream of Philippine legal education, the topnotchers, honor graduates, scholars and winners of the various Education Programs of the…

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Bar exam topper: Gay and proud of it
Gov. Tetangco & Retired CJ Panganiban with 2018 Honor Graduates

Bar exam topper: Gay and proud of it

By: Artemio V. Panganiban First published by the Philippine Daily Inquirer / 09:10 AM May 12, 2019 Number one bar exam topnotcher Sean James Borja of Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU) frankly admitted he is gay, but debunked “the myth that members of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) are meant only for entertainment.” He was bullied, discriminated against and deprived of opportunities just because he was thought to be “not good enough,” just because he “was different.” Well, in the Foundation for Liberty and Prosperity (FLP), we did not treat him differently. Like all the other legal scholarship applicants,…

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Human rights, adoption and surrogacy

By: Artemio V. Panganiban First published by the Philippine Daily Inquirer / 09:08 AM April 21, 2019 Riveting and comprehensive was the lecture on human rights, adoption and surrogacy of professor Elizabeth A. Pangalangan, one of the 15 holders of the Chief Justice Panganiban Professorial Chairs on Liberty and Prosperity, held recently at UP Diliman. Her scholarly, eloquently delivered thesis focused on this: Adoption and surrogacy are, at the outset, parent-centric and are usually contracted by, and for the benefit of, the adopters and the commissioning parents to satisfy their craving for parenthood and family love. Eventually and doctrinally, however, courts…

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Parents and Children: When Law and Technology Unbundle Traditional Identities
Professor Elizabeth Aguiling-Pangalangan

Parents and Children: When Law and Technology Unbundle Traditional Identities

" examining the intense aspiration of parents and children to attain both liberty and prosperity and how this affects traditional identities and rights within the family " Professor Elizabeth Aguiling-Pangalangan, Holder of the Chief Justice Panganiban Professorial Chair on Liberty and Prosperity delivered her paper – Parents and Children: When Law and Technology Unbundle Traditional Identities – on March 28, 2019 at the 1st Floor Lecture Room, Bocobo Hall, UP Law Center, University of the Philippines - Diliman, Quezon City. Professor Pangalangan’s paper explores how civil, political, economic, social, and cultural rights impact on women and children in two particular legal…

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A Remarkable and Riveting Lecture
Retired Chief Justice Artemio V. Panganiban

A Remarkable and Riveting Lecture

* Closing remarks of Retired Chief Justice ARTEMIO V. PANGANIBAN after the Lecture of UP Professor Elizabeth Aguiling-Pangalangan, a holder of the CJ Panganiban Professorial Chairs on Liberty and Prosperity, held on March 28, 2019 at the First Floor Lecture Room, Bocobo Hall, UP Law Center, UP Diliman, Quezon City on “Parents and Children: When Law and Technology Unbundle Traditional Identities.”     Congratulations to Prof. Beth Pangalangan for her impressive, awesome and absorbing lecture. Scholarly prepared and eloquently delivered, it was indeed one of the best lectures I have ever heard in a long time. It makes me want…

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FLP receives the PEACE Award from Metrobank Foundation
The Metrobank PEACE Award to FLP

FLP receives the PEACE Award from Metrobank Foundation

Metrobank Foundation conferred on the Foundation for Liberty and Prosperity the Partner in Empowerment, Advocacy, and Commitment to Excellence (PEACE) Award during its 40th Anniversary Celebration on February 21, 2019. The PEACE Award is a recognition given to a select group of institutions that mirrors the Metrobank Foundation’s commitment to uplifting the lives of the least in society and recognizing the best in society.    

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Law scholarships with a difference
Legal Scholarship Program Awardees for SY 2017-2018

Law scholarships with a difference

By: Artemio V. Panganiban First published by the Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:08 AM February 17, 2019 Usually, scholarships are intended for, and given to, students who have little or no financial resources to pursue their studies. Unique, however, are the full scholarships (P200,000 per year covering tuition, books and monthly stipends) granted by the Foundation for Liberty and Prosperity (FLP) and funded by the Tan Yan Kee Foundation (TYKF). They are given on the basis of pure merit; paucity of funds will be considered only in case of equality in excellence. They are granted to outstanding law students who agree to espouse,…

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20 Law Students Receive Scholarship Awards
TYKFI Executives & Retired CJ Panganiban with FLP Scholars

20 Law Students Receive Scholarship Awards

PRESS RELEASE   The Foundation for Liberty and Prosperity (FLP) and Tan Yan Kee Foundation (TYKF) are pleased to announce the 20 legal scholarship awardees for the School Year 2018-2019. Each scholar will receive P200,000 divided into P100,000 for tuition, P20,000 for books, and P80,000 for monthly stipends. Of the 20, 10 are for 3rd year and the other 10 are for 4th year law students as follows: (for third year) Banoar R. Abratique (University of the Cordilleras), Pamela Camille A. Barredo (Far Eastern University-Makati), Angelette C. Bulacan (FEU-Makati), Stephanie Mae B. Domingo (University of the Cordilleras), Maria Carissa C.…

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