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2011 Bar Exam Results February 29, 2012

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Congrats to our new lawyers, SERVE THE PEOPLE!

2011 Bar Exam Results

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Negros Earthquake Destruction February 10, 2012

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Landslide area in Bgry Planas, Guihulngan City (photo by Florence Baesa)

Brgy Planas, Guihulngan City (photo by Florence Baesa)

Brgy Planas, Guihulngan City (photo by Florence Baesa)

The ground zero of the landslide (photo by Florence Baesa)

Damaged house in Guihulngan City (photo by Florence Baesa)

A vehicle damaged by a collapsed structure in Guihulngan City (photo by Florence Baesa)

A collapsed building in Guihulngan City (photo by Florence Baesa)

Weary residents and their children (photo by Florence Baesa)

'Our houses are not safe' (photo by Florence Baesa)

'Outdoor meal' (photo by Florence Baesa)

A damaged road in the Guihulngan City-La Libertad boundary isolates the city. Walking from a far is ABS-CBN reporter Jorge Carino (photo by Florence Baesa)

AFTER SHOCKS. Residents are rendered in their feet as the ground continue to shake due to prevailing aftershocks. (photo by Florence Baesa)

Guihulngan City, perhaps one of the hardest-hit area after the 6.9 magnitude earthquake suffered tremendous loss of lives and destruction of property as shown in these photos courtesy of Dumaguete-based journalist Florence Baesa via Facebook thru Negros By Night blog.

Notes of the Week February 2, 2012

Posted by pilibustero in Arts & Culture, Personal, Politics & Society.
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Impeachment Trial. Despite my busy days as my end-of-contract is just around the corner, I still manage to follow the daily Impeachment Proceedings and be educated and amused with it. So amusing that my office mates are wondering of my sudden and random burst of laughter usually between 2 to 5pm. Special mention to ANC (when I’m at the office) and to Radyo 5- 92.3 FM (accessible via my phones’ FM Radio, whenever I’m already heading home) for the coverage and analyses.

New Vocabulary: Llamas. Someone from Twitter coined a word called llamas meaning pirated or piracy. Ex. Hindi ako bumibili ng na-llamas na DVD  (I don’t buy pirated DVDs). Obviously, this is inspired by no less than the controversial PNoy’s Political Adviser Sec. Ronald Llamas who is now referred to by some to as the ‘Pirate King’. As of posting time, Llamas purportedly had already asked apology to the President. Llamas is also an identified Akbayan stalwart before his appointment in Malacanang. Late last year, his bodyguards were intercepted and caught in possession of several high powered firearms, including an AK-47 inside his SUV.

Beauty Contest Bloopers & Sen. Gordon. Spot.ph‘s Top 10 List of Most Unforgettable Pinay Beauty Queen Answers just made my night the other day. While I was amused by the unintended blunders and shortcomings in said events, I was equally tickled seeing former Sen. Richard Gordon’s reactions while Jeannie Anderson (Top 1o in the list) was answering the the question thrown by Ms Universe ’69 Gloria Diaz. See for your self HERE.