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Keynote Address of Senator Loren Legarda: Redefining Development

May 29, 2009

Regional Champion for Disaster Risk Reduction and
Climate Change Adaptation for the Asia-Pacific
National Sensitization Workshop on Disaster Risk Reduction
Thimphu, Bhutan, 29th May 2009
“Redefining Development”
Thank you.
His Excellency Lyonpo Minjur Dorji,
The Director of the Department of Disaster Management
Dr. Jerry Velasquez, UNISDR Senior Regional Coordinator
Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen,
I feel honored and privileged to have been invited to visit your beautiful country, the Kingdom of Bhutan, and to speak before you today in my […]


Republic Act No. 9593 – TOURISM ACT OF 2009

This law provides fiscal and non-fiscal incentives to registered enterprises in the tourism enterprise zones created herein to spur investments in the country, generate foreign exchange and employment, and promote tourism industry as an indispensable element of the national economy and an industry of national interest and importance.