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June 21, 2007

Journalist jailed

Filed under: general,News — Luz Rimban @ 4:54 pm

(Jofelle Tesorio was released around 7 pm, after Judge Maria Theresa Yadao signed the order releasing Tesorio from the Camp Karingal, Quezon City jail.)

How ironic that a day after President Gloria Arroyo asked media to rally to her side, another Filipino journalist is hauled off to jail.

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June 7, 2007

Filipino Delivers Harvard Law School Commencement Address

Filed under: News — Luz Rimban @ 12:13 pm

Daly City, California–I picked up a copy of the Filipino weekly publication Philippine News and was pleasantly surprised to read in its front-page story that a Filipino will be delivering the commencement address at the Harvard Law School graduation tomorrow, June 7.

That Filipino is Oscar Barcelona Tan, a graduate of the University of the Philippines College of Law Class of 2005. Tan is an associate of the ACCRA Law Office in Manila who went on study leave to pursue his Master of Laws degree at Harvard.

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