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Opening Statement: 3rd Bicameral Committee Meeting on the 2019 Budget

January 30, 2019

Opening Statement of Sen. Loren Legarda
Chairperson, Senate Committee on Finance
3rd Bicameral Committee Meeting on the 2019 Budget
30 January 2019, Manila Polo Club
At the outset, I wish to thank the technical staff of both the House and of the Senate who went over the amendments of both Houses to identify which of these should be considered as institutional amendments and individual amendments. We were working until past midnight with the technical staff sent by Congressman Andaya to the […]

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Opening Statement: Roundtable Discussions Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), co-sponsored by the US-Philippines Society

April 20, 2018

LOREN LEGARDA: Roundtable Discussions Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), co-sponsored by the US-Philippines Society from Senator Loren Legarda
 
Opening Statement of Senator Loren Legarda
Roundtable Discussions
Center for Strategic and International
Studies (CSIS), co-sponsored by the US-Philippines Society
20 April 2018
The Philippines and the United States have a long history of cooperation, one that has withstood the test of time. We can only see this further strengthening especially with […]

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Opening Statement: Committee on Foreign Relations

February 6, 2018

Opening Statement of Senator Loren Legarda
Committee on Foreign Relations
06 February 2018 | Padilla Room | 9:00 am
Good morning. My sincere gratitude for your presence and participation in this hearing of the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Today, we will discuss the following Agreements, namely:
1)   Agreement Establishing ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO);
2)   Convention on Cybercrime;
3)   Conventions for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income between the Philippines and Thailand, Sri Lanka and Mexico.  These are three separate conventions.
Briefly, the […]

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Opening Statement: Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

December 7, 2017

Opening Statement of Senator Loren Legarda
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
07 December 2017 | Recto Room, Senate of the Philippines
Good morning. My sincere gratitude for your presence and participation in this hearing of the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Today, we will discuss the following Agreements, namely, (1) the Framework Agreement on Partnership and Cooperation between the Republic of the Philippines and the European Union and its Members States; (2) the Agreement between the Republic of the Philippines and […]

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Opening Statement of Senator Loren Legarda at the Joint Hearing of the Committees on Climate Change and Finance in Relation to Senate Resolution No. 449

August 30, 2017

Opening Statement of Senator Loren Legarda
at the Joint Hearing of the Committees on Climate Change and Finance in Relation to Senate Resolution No. 449
30 August 2017 | Senate Session Hall

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Opening Statement: Hearing of the Senate Committee on Finance