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Hibla Travelling Exhibition Comes Home to Manila

December 30, 2018

After travelling to seven destinations abroad—London, Lisbon, Madrid, Washington D.C., New York City, Hawai’i, and Frankfurt—the Hibla ng Lahing Filipino Travelling Exhibition, featuring “Piña-Seda: Pineapple and Silk Cloths from the Tropics,” is home for three months.


“I encourage everyone to visit the exhibit to see what we have been showcasing to the world and to also appreciate our woven and embroidered fabrics made of pineapple and silk,” said Senator Loren Legarda, patron of the first permanent textile gallery at the National Museum.


Legarda Urges Filipinos to Emulate Rizal’s Nationalism

December 30, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda has called on Filipinos to emulate the values and principles of Dr. Jose P. Rizal, especially his nationalism, as the nation commemorates Rizal Day.

“Dr. Jose Rizal was an unparalleled visionary whose thoughts and actions greatly influenced the country’s social and political landscape. His ideas began the revolution that earned us our freedom, and his integrity and nationalism continue to inspire new generations,” she said.


Inday Loren Receives Datu Sumakwel Award from Antiqueños

December 29, 2018

Senator Inday Loren Legarda today received the “Datu Sumakwel Award”, the highest recognition conferred by the Bugal Kang Antique Awards held at Eagle’s Hotel in San Jose, Antique.

The Datu Sumakwel Award is given to an Antiqueño or juridical persons in recognition of their service for the development of Antique.


Legarda Extends Antique Harvest Fair

December 26, 2018

Following the success of the first Antique Harvest in Robinsons Place Antique last December 14 to 16, Senator Inday Loren Legarda has extended the run of the fair from December 26 to 30, 2018.


“I am happy with the success of Antique Harvest as we were able to promote our local products and our cultural heritage, at the same time, it brought additional income to our local producers who participated in the fair,” said Legarda, who partnered with the Department of Tourism (DOT) to bring the Philippine Harvest to Antique.


Message: Groundbreaking Ceremony of Feed Mill Project

December 22, 2018

Message of Senator Loren Legarda*
Groundbreaking Ceremony of Feed Mill Project
22 December 2018 | Patnongon, Antique
*Delivered by Mr. Wilson Alian of DTI
Mayad nga aga kaninyo nga tanan!
Binabati ko ang lahat ng miyembro ng Patnongon Multi-Purpose Cooperative. Congratulations sa groundbreaking ng ating proyekto.
Ang Feed Mill Project na ito ay ipinagkaloob natin para mapaunlad ang livestock industry ng probinsiya. Nagbigay na rin tayo ng mga free-range chicken para sa ating mga poultry farmers at breeding stock para sa mga dairy farmers. […]


Legarda Urges Antique LGUs to Enhance Local Climate Action and Access Local Climate Fund

December 20, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda today encouraged local government officials from her home province of Antique to formulate and enhance their own Local Climate Change Action Plans (LCCAPs) and develop project proposals for funding from the People’s Survival Fund (PSF), the country’s national climate adaptation finance mechanism.