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Dayaw Features Pasig River

November 8, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda invites everyone to watch the third episode of Dayaw Season 6: Agos on Thursday, November 8, 6:30 pm, on the ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC), with livestreaming on abs-cbnnews.com/live and on ANC’s Facebook page.

The third episode, “Pasig (Rediscovering the Source)”, explores the rich history of Pasig River and tells the little known stories of Manila’s districts that sprung up along its riverbanks and the role that the river still plays in the cities’ inhabitants.

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Speech: Hibla ng Lahing Filipino Travelling Exhibition

November 8, 2018

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda*
Hibla ng Lahing Filipino Travelling Exhibition
7 November 2018 | Frankfurt, Germany
*Delivered by Dr. Ana Labrador, Assistant Director of the National Museum of the Philippines
Traditional textiles are ties that bind. It links the past to the present and brings together cultures, which, no matter how diverse, has a commonality.
It is in this premise that the Hibla ng Lahing Filipino textile gallery was born in 2012 in two small rooms of the National Museum of the Philippines.
Today, I […]

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Legarda Renews Call to Strengthen Disaster Resilience on 5th Yolanda Anniversary

November 8, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda today renewed her call for communities to heighten resilience to disasters as the nation commemorates today, November 8, the fifth anniversary of Supertyphoon Yolanda.

“Long before Yolanda and more so after, I have knocked on the doors of local government units (LGUs) urging them to implement our environmental laws to build resilience and reduce disaster risks. Disaster preparedness is one of the seven core areas of governance in building sustainably progressive and inclusive communities,” said Legarda, UNISDR Global Champion for Resilience.

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Legarda Lauds Antique for Receiving Seal of Good Local Governance

November 8, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda lauded the local government of her home province of Antique, led by Governor Rhodora Cadiao, for receiving the Department of the Interior and Local Government’s (DILG) 2018 Seal of Good Local Governance.

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Speech: Visayas Cooperative Conference on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation

November 7, 2018

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda*
Visayas Cooperative Conference on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation
November 6, 2018 | Leyte Academic Center
*Delivered by Climate Change Secretary Emmanuel M. De Guzman
Good morning, and my sincerest appreciation and congratulations to the Philippine Haiyan Advocacy Cooperative for organizing this Visayas Cooperative Conference on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation, in partnership with the Climate Change Commission (CCC) and the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA).
I also thank all those who are here today—our mayors and government officials, […]

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Keynote Speech: The Climate Reality Leadership Awards 2018

November 7, 2018

Keynote Speech of Senator Loren Legarda*
The Climate Reality Leadership Awards 2018
5 November 2018 | National Museum of Natural History
*Delivered by Commissioner Rachel Herrera, Climate Change Commission
Congratulations to all the climate leaders and organizations recognized tonight and thank you to The Climate Reality Project Philippines for continuously inspiring and motivating more individuals to take urgent climate action.
But allow me please to be quick in congratulating our awardees tonight because there is an agenda more urgent—we are in a race […]

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Keynote Speech: Awarding Ceremony for the 2018 Seal of Good Local Governance