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Legarda Launches Book on AFP Resilience

August 16, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda today launched her book titled “The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in the Humanitarian Space: Building Resilience, Fostering Resilient Communities” during the Conference on Resilience in the Age of Global Insecurity at the Manila Hotel.

The book was Legarda’s Commandant Paper for her Command and General Staff Course (CGSC). The paper received the Academic Excellence for Research award and Legarda’s completion of CGSC led to her promotion to colonel.

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Legarda to Review Infra, Other Programs with Low Obligation Rate

August 15, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda today said that the Committee on Finance, which she chairs, will not only scrutinize the proposed Php3.757 Trillion national budget for 2019 but also review the performance of agencies, especially those with infrastructure programs that have registered low obligation or disbursement rate throughout the years.

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Legarda: Senate Supports President’s Cash-Based Budget

August 14, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda today said that the Senate supports the government’s move to shift from obligation-based to annual cash-based appropriations starting with the 2019 national budget.

Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Finance, said that during their caucus on Tuesday afternoon, senators expressed their support to the President’s cash-based budget.

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Legarda: Senate Supports President’s Cash-Based Budget

August 14, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda today said that the Senate supports the government’s move to shift from obligation-based to annual cash-based appropriations starting with the 2019 national budget.

Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Finance, said that during their caucus on Tuesday afternoon, senators expressed their support to the President’s cash-based budget.

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Senate finance panel to continue its scheduled hearings into proposed 2019 nat’l budget

August 12, 2018

“The Senate finance committee will continue with the budget hearings as scheduled,” said Senator Loren Legarda, head of the said panel.

Legarda said by the time the House resumes their hearings on the budget, “we will be ready to receive the GAB (General Appropriations Bill).”

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Legarda leads launch of Panay Indigenous Book on IP Day

August 10, 2018

IN CELEBRATION of Indigenous Peoples Day, Senator Loren Legarda on August 9, 2018 led the launch of the book on Panay-Guimaras traditional knowledge systems at the University of the Philippines-Visayas in Iloilo City.

The book, From the Seas to the Mountain — Panay-Guimaras Traditional Knowledge Systems, is a product of extensive research and collaborative efforts of the state universities and colleges (SUCs) in Western Visayas to document and promote the various traditional knowledge systems in the region.