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Welcome Remarks: Launch of the Official Logo of CMS COP12

February 28, 2017

Welcome Remarks of Senator Loren Legarda
Launch of the Official Logo of CMS COP12
28 February 2017 | Senate of the Philippines
Today, we launch the official logo of the Twelfth Session of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS COP12) which will be hosted by the Philippines, the first time it will be held in Asia, from October 23 to 28 2017.
Being a State Party to the […]

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Duterte inks Paris climate pact

February 28, 2017

Senator Loren Legarda, Chair, Senate Committee on Climate Change and Finance delivered her message during the Climate Vulnerable Forum. Ministers from countries forming the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) and global thought leaders addressed the Philippine Senate today as they presented new research indicating development by emerging economies would be optimized if global teperature increase was below 1.5C degrees celsius.

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More than 250,000 gov’t employees seen to be affected by Rightsizing Act

February 27, 2017

The proposed law, introduced by Senator Loren B. Legarda as Senate Bill No. 1162 in September last year, aims to cut bureaucracy by merging or abolishing agencies with redundant operating functions, to improve efficiency in delivering government service.

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Manuel Ocampo and Lani Maestro channel Rizal

February 27, 2017

MANILA, Philippines – It’s not the job of a lawmaker or the Senate Committee on Finance to do this,” says Senator Loren Legarda, meaning her spearheading of the Philippines’ participation in the prestigious Venice Biennale for the third time. “It is just my hobby.”

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3rd season of ‘Dayaw’ on ANC focuses on indigenous heritage

February 27, 2017

The story of a nation is not only evident in the ways and practices of its people that have endured across time, but also in the tangible materials that they have used to build and create for generations.
These “materyales fuertes” (materials that build a nation)—from the simplest to the rarest of materials—are the focus of the third season of “Dayaw,” the six-part documentary series on the rich culture and heritage of indigenous people (IP) of the Philippines.
The program, produced for […]

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Legarda in third serving of ‘Dayaw’

February 26, 2017

The crusade for the preservation of the country’s culture and heritage continues for Senator Loren Legarda as her documentary series Dayaw returns for a third season on ANC, the ABS-CBN News Channel every Thursday with live streaming on abs-cbnnews.com/live and on ANC’s Facebook page.

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Speech: Press Conference on The Spectre of Comparison

February 23, 2017

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Press Conference on The Spectre of Comparison
 Philippine Participation at the 57th Venice Art Biennale
23 February 2017 | NCCA Building, Manila
 
 
It is with pride and honor that I stand here today to announce that the Philippines will be part of the Venice Biennale for the third year in a row—2015 was our comeback participation after 51 years of absence, 2016 was the first time we had a pavilion for the Architecture […]

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Sen. Loren Legarda, Back with Third Serving of “Dayaw” on ANC

February 22, 2017

The crusade for the preservation of the country’s culture and heritage continues for Sen. Loren Legarda as her documentary series “Dayaw” returns for a third season on ANC, the ABS-CBN News Channel, on Thursday (February 23), with livestreaming on abs-cbnnews.com/live and on ANC’s Facebook page.

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Legarda Pushes for Green Banking, Environment-Friendly Loans

February 21, 2017

Senator Loren Legarda has filed a measure that would ensure that loans or related funding applications in both public and private lending institutions are in compliance with the country’s environment laws.

In filing Senate Bill No. 436, Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committees on Finance and Climate Change, said that she proposes the establishment of environmental units in every banking institution to assess the environmental component of loan applications.

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Opening Statement: Hearing on the Proposed Rightsizing the National Government Act

February 21, 2017

Opening Statement of Senator Loren Legarda
Hearing on the Proposed Rightsizing the National Government Act
Committee on Civil Service, Government Reorganization and Professional Regulation, Subcommittee on SBN 1162 and 1167
21 February 2017 | Recto Room, Senate of the Philippines
 
Good afternoon and welcome to the hearing of the Subcommittee on Senate Bill Nos.  1162 and 1167, under the Committee on Civil Service, Government Reorganization and Professional Regulation.
 
I wish to thank our resource persons today as we discuss […]

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