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Legarda Sees Boost in Trade and Tourism with Antique Airport Opening, PAL Direct Flights

December 16, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda today said that the reopening of Antique airport and the Philippine Airlines’ (PAL) direct flights to Antique will spur local economy as it will boost trade and tourism.

 

“Today, as we welcome the inaugural flight of Philippine Airlines in our newly renovated airport, I can proudly say that: Antique’s progress is unstoppable,” said Legarda in a speech read by Governor Rhodora Cadiao during the inaugural flight of PAL to Antique airport.

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Legarda Gifts Antiqueños with Musical Treat from Rondalla Ensemble

December 15, 2018

Two weeks after the back-to-back performance of the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) in Tibiao and San Jose, Senator Inday Loren Legarda gives another musical treat to Antiqueños, this time courtesy of the Kabataang Silay Rondalla Ensemble.

 

“This is another gift to my kasimanwas in time for the Simbang Gabi. But aside from the musical treat, it is also a showcase of our musical heritage,” said Legarda, who initiated the Rondalla: Strings of Unity outreach performances in Antique.

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Landslide Win Seen for Inday Loren in Antique

December 15, 2018

With the recent survey out, a landslide win is likely for Inday Loren Legarda, who is running as Representative of the Lone District of Antique.

 

The recent survey conducted by Random Access Consultants, Inc. (RACI) from December 2-5, 2018 showed that Legarda continues to widen her lead against former Governor Exequiel Javier and three other candidates for Congressman of Antique.

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Legarda, National Museum Launch “Habol Panay” Textile Gallery in Region 6

December 15, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda invites citizens and tourists of Panay Island to visit the “Habol Panay” permanent textile gallery at the National Museum Western Visayas Regional Museum (Old Iloilo Provincial Jail), Capitol Grounds, in Iloilo City starting December 16, 2018.

“Habol Panay: The Woven Artistry of Western Visayas” is an offshoot of “Hibla ng Lahing Filipino: The Artistry of Philippine Textiles” at the National Museum of Anthropology in Manila. Hibla is the first permanent textile gallery in the country that is the project of Senator Legarda.

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Legarda: Pagbalik sa Pilipinas ng Balangiga Bells Tanda ng Pagka-Kaisa sa Pagitan ng Pilipinas at US

December 15, 2018

Ikinatuwa ni Senadora Loren Legarda, na syang Tagapangulo ng Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, ang pagbabalik ng Balangiga Bells sa Pilipinas at nagsabing tanda ito ng kabutihang-loob, kapatiran at pagka-kaisang namamagitan sa Pilipinas at Estados Unidos.

Noong Martes, ang Balangiga Bells, ang tatlong kampana ng simbahan na kinuha ng Hukbong Amerikano noong taong 1901 bilang premyong-digma mula sa bayan ng Balangiga sa Silangang Samar, ay inilipad patungo sa Philippine Air Force headquarters sa Villamor Airbase.

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Senator Loren Legarda’s Statement of Support for Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno

December 13, 2018