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Legarda, Drilon Bring Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra in Antique and Iloilo

February 26, 2018

To foster deeper music appreciation among Filipinos, Senator Loren Legarda and Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon will bring the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) to the provinces of Antique and Iloilo for a back-to-back outreach concert on March 1 and 2, respectively.

Under the 2018 national budget, Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Finance, provided additional funding for the PPO’s outreach concerts. These outreach concerts in the provinces aim to promote music appreciation throughout the country.

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Legarda Sponsors Free Trade Agreement with EFTA, 7 Maritime-Related Treaties

February 26, 2018

As Chair of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Senator Loren Legarda today sponsored the Philippines’ Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) States, as well as seven maritime-related treaties.

Legarda sponsored Senate Resolution No. (SRN) 647, Resolution Concurring in the Ratification of the Agreement of the Free Trade Agreement Between the EFTA States and the Philippines.

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Sponsorship Speech: On Maritime-Related Agreements

February 26, 2018

Sponsorship Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
On Maritime-Related Agreements
26 February 2018 | Senate Session Hall
 
 
Mr. President,
 
I have the honor to seek approval of seven maritime-related treaties, namely:
 
·      Senate Resolution No. 648 under Committee Report No. 244, “Resolution Concurring in the Accession to the International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems on Ships, 2001”;
 
·      Senate Resolution No. 649 under Committee Report No. 245, “Resolution Concurring in the Accession to the Protocol of 1997 to Amend the International Convention for the Prevention of […]

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Sponsorship Speech: Free Trade Agreement Between the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) States and the Philippines

February 26, 2018

Sponsorship Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Free Trade Agreement Between the
European Free Trade Association (EFTA) States and the Philippines
26 February 2018 | Senate Session Hall
Mr. President, esteemed colleagues,
I wish to seek approval of the proposed Senate Resolution No. 647, under Committee Report No. 243, entitled: Resolution Concurring in the Ratification of the Agreement of the Free Trade Agreement Between the EFTA States and the Philippines.
It is my honor to present this important Agreement with the […]

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Final Episode of Protected Areas Series Features Verde Island Passage

February 23, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda invites everyone to watch the final episode of the documentary series Our Fragile Earth: Protected Areas of the Philippines, featuring the Verde Island Passage Marine Corridor, on Saturday, February 24, 7:45 a.m., on ANC, the ABS-CBN News Channel.

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Kultura ng Pag-uukir at Pag-uuma in 2nd Episode of Buhay na Buhay

February 22, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda enjoins the public to watch the second episode of Buhay na Buhay, featuring the Muslim Filipino’s Kultura ng Pag-uukir at Pag-uuma (Poetic Mysticism and Devotion to Islam), on Saturday, February 24, 5:45pm, on GMA News TV.

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Legarda: Let Us Save Our Native Languages

February 21, 2018