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Fisherfolk in Antique get livelihood aid

August 31, 2018

She said the fisherfolk, who have received the food supplies earlier, are now engaging in their businesses and are thankful for the assistance.

This project has been realized through Senator Loren Legarda, who as Senate chairperson of the Committee on Finance, allocated fund to BFAR, Gayatin said.

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Ordinance violators are not considered as criminals — Anduyan

August 31, 2018

On April 15, Senator Loren Legarda, chairwoman of the Senate finance said that Congress has set aside billions of pesos in the 2018 General Appropriations Act (GAA) to address the perennial problem of jail congestion.

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Legarda: Philippine Epics Reflect Colorful Culture, History

August 30, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda today lauded the conduct of a conference on Philippine epics, stressing that such intangible heritage reflects the rich culture and colorful history of indigenous Filipinos.

The Epikong-Bayan ng Filipinas: Tradisyon, Lipunan, Inobasyon conference from August 30-31, 2018 at the National Museum of Natural History in Manila, is a collaborative project of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) through Koro Bulakeño, in cooperation with the Office of Senator Loren Legarda, and in partnership with the National Museum of the Philippines.

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Legarda Stresses Effects of Undernutrition in Child Growth, Economy

August 29, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda today stressed the importance of providing good nutrition to children not only to ensure optimal growth but also to mitigate the effects of undernutrition on our economy.

Legarda made the statement during the launch of Alaska Fortified Milk at the Santolan Elementary School in Pasig City.

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Legarda Bats for Strengthened Technical Cooperation with Other Nations

August 28, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committees on Finance and Foreign Relations, today urged the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to continue strengthening technical cooperation with other nations.

 

During the briefing on the proposed 2019 budget of the DFA worth Php27.5 billion, Legarda asked the Department to check which countries the Philippines has technical cooperation agreements with and if these have been carried out.

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Message of Senator Loren Legarda on National Heroes’ Day

August 27, 2018

In commemoration of National Heroes’ Day, Senator Loren Legarda said that Filipinos can be their own hero.

 

“Our national heroes are the brave and selfless Filipinos who fought for peace, justice and independence. As we celebrate National Heroes’ Day, let us emulate their ideals and strive to be heroes in our own right.”