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Archive for May, 2012

Senator Loren Legarda’s Decision on the Impeachment Trial of Chief Justice Renato C. Corona

May 29, 2012

Senate Session Hall;Hindi po madaling humusga ng kapwa, lalo na kapag ang nasasakdal ay ang Punong Mahistrado. Mahirap pong humusga sapagkat tayo ay tao lamang.

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Legarda: Strengthen Local Employment Services, Boost MSME Promotion to Address Unemployment

May 28, 2012

“The wide difference in the SWS and LFS estimates is a significant concern since data and information like unemployment are critical in the crafting of labor market policies. Thus, there is a need to clarify these differences, particularly by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the National Statistics Office (NSO), for the policy makers and the public in general,”

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Legarda: Int’l Group Hails Approval of Treaty against Torture, Vows Help in Implementation

May 24, 2012

THE ASSOCIATION FOR THE PREVENTION OF TORTURE (APT) WELCOMED THE PHILIPPINES’ ACCESSION TO THE OPTIONAL PROTOCOL TO THE CONVENTION AGAINST TORTURE (OPCAT) AND THANKED SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA, CHAIR OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS, FOR SPONSORING SENATE RESOLUTION 644 THAT LED TO THE APPROVAL OF THE TREATY.

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Legarda: Phl’s First Permanent Textile Galleries Open to the Public

May 23, 2012

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA, CHAIR OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON CULTURAL COMMUNITIES, TODAY ANNOUNCED THAT THE PHILIPPINES’ FIRST PERMANENT TEXTILE GALLERIES IN THE NATIONAL MUSEUM ARE NOW OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOLLOWING THE FORMAL INAUGURATION.

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Legarda Highlights Efforts on Cultural Preservation as Nation Celebrates Heritage Month

May 22, 2012

“We need to preserve and sustain traditional arts, crafts and local industries deeply ingrained in the Filipino culture. We have to support our culture bearers so they do not give up their crafts and instead encourage them to pass on their skills to the next generation,”

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National Heritage Month 2012

May 22, 2012

Senate Session Hall;Amid screaming headlines of burning political issues, which define boundaries that divide us, I rise to remind everyone of a subject, which reinforces a common identity that ultimately unites us. It is the great national pride of being Filipinos as bearers of a rich cultural patrimony.

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Senate Resolution No. 771 – Honoring Felipe Padilla de Leon

May 22, 2012

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON CULTURAL COMMUNITIES AND THE COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, INTO THE REPORTED SMALL-SCALE MINING OPERATIONS IN THE IFUGAO RICE TERRACES
Scope: National
Legislative status: Adopted (05/22/2012)
http://senate.gov.ph/lis/bill_res.aspx?congress=15&q=SRN-771
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SRN-771 (as filed)

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Legarda Leads Inauguration of Phl’s First Textile Galleries

May 18, 2012

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA WILL LEAD TODAY (MAY 18, AT 6:00 PM) THE FORMAL INAUGURATION OF THE PHILIPPINES’ FIRST PERMANENT TEXTILE GALLERIES AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM AS THE COUNTRY OBSERVES NATIONAL HERITAGE MONTH.

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Inauguration of Hibla ng Lahing Filipino: The Artistry of Philippine Textiles

May 18, 2012

Artistry of Philippine Textiles;It has been my lifelong passion to explore the indigenous artistry of Filipinos told through traditional textiles.

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AFP Modernization Act

May 17, 2012

Senate Session Hall;Article II, Section 3 of the Philippine Constitution states that, “The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is the protector of the people and the State. Its goal is to secure the sovereignty of the State and the integrity of the national territory.”

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