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Message: Inauguration of the New Chancery, Philippine Embassy in Berlin

February 18, 2019

Message of Senator Loren Legarda*
Inauguration of the New Chancery, Philippine Embassy in Berlin
18 February 2019
*Delivered by Chargé d’ Affaires Lillibeth Pono, Philippine Embassy in Berlin
Foremost, I wish to send my warmest greetings to our kababayans in Berlin, especially to the officers and employees of our Embassy who I wish to commend for the hard work that they do in promoting our nation’s interests and protecting our citizens.
Much is expected from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and all the embassies […]

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Highlights of the Bicameral Conference Committee Report On the Disagreeing Provisions on the 2019 General Appropriations Bill

February 8, 2019

Highlights of the Bicameral Conference Committee Report
On the Disagreeing Provisions on the 2019 General Appropriations Bill
8 February 2018

Mr. President,

         After exhaustive deliberation and consultations with the House counterpart, this representation as Chair of the Senate Committee on Finance is honored to present, for this body’s approval, the highlights of the conference committee report on the disagreeing provisions on the 2019 General Appropriations Bill.  Allow me to highlight the following provisions:

Congress:  net increase of P1.775 Billion

The increase under Congress’ budget will […]

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Sponsorship Speech: Proposed Senate Resolution No. 999 Honoring the Late Edsel Moscoso

February 4, 2019

Sponsorship Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Proposed Senate Resolution No. 999
Honoring the Late Edsel Moscoso
4 February 2019 | Senate Session Hall
Mr. President, on the occasion of National Arts Month, I wish to honor a fellow Antiqueño whose lifelong love for the arts has produced a legacy of masterpieces, which masterfully depicted the rural life of simple Filipinos, most of whom were sakadas.

Edsel Moscoso was born on January 30, 1952 in Bugasong, Antique to Dr. Julito Moscoso and Remedios […]

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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. […]

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Message: Oath Taking Ceremony of the New Officers of Antique Public Health Nurses Association

December 19, 2018

Message of Senator Loren Legarda
Oath Taking Ceremony of the New Officers of Antique Public Health Nurses Association
19 December 2018 | Eagle’s Hotel, San Jose, Antique
*Delivered by Gov. Rhodora Cadiao

Mayad nga aga kaninyo nga tanan!

Binabati ko ang mga bagong opisyal ng Public Health Nurses Association ng Antique.

Una sa lahat, nais kong magpasalamat sa inyo at sa lahat ng mga nurses sa Antique at sa buong bansa dahil napakahalaga ng inyong propesyon. Mahirap ang inyong trabaho at kung minsan ay hindi pa […]

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Message: Community Health Workers’ Summit

December 19, 2018

Message of Senator Loren Legarda
Community Health Workers’ Summit
19 December 2018 | Binirayan Stadium, San Jose, Antique
*Delivered by Gov. Rhodora Cadiao
Mayad nga adlawun kaninyo nga tanan!
Binabati ko ang ating mga community health workers na mga katuwang natin sa pagtataguyod ng kalusugan ng ating mga kasimanwa.
Mahalaga ang inyong tungkulin dahil kayo ang tagapagbigay ng impormasyon sa kalusugan; kayo ang malapit sa komunidad na sumusubaybay sa mga espesyal na pangangailangan ng mga sanggol, kabataan, buntis at matatanda; kayo ang nagbibigay ng […]

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Keynote Speech: Seminar-Workshop on Enhancing the Local Climate Change Action Plan (LCCAP) and Developing a People’s Survival Fund (PSF) Project Proposal

December 18, 2018

Keynote Speech of Senator Loren Legarda*
Seminar-Workshop on Enhancing the Local Climate Change Action Plan (LCCAP) and Developing a People’s Survival Fund (PSF) Project Proposal
December 18, 2018 | San Jose, Antique
*Delivered by Commissioner Rachel Herrera, Climate Change Commission
Good morning and thank you to the Climate Change Commission, in partnership with the DILG-Local Government Academy, for organizing this event, as well as to the representatives of our government agencies, members of the civil society, and our LGU officials from my […]

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2nd Annual Farmers and Fisherfolks Day Celebration

December 17, 2018

Message of Senator Loren Legarda*
2nd Annual Farmers and Fisherfolks Day Celebration
17 December 2018 | San Jose, Antique
*Delivered by Gov. Rhodora Cadiao
Mayad nga aga kaninyo nga tanan!
Binabati ko ang aking mga kasimanwa lalo na ang ating mga masisipag na magsasaka at mangingisda.
Ang araw na ito ay isang pagpupugay sa inyo. Napakahalaga ng inyong papel sa ating bayan. Kayo ang pinagmumulan ng pagkain ng bawat tahanan at katuwang sa pag-unlad ng ating probinsiya.
Kaya naman ang inyong lingkod, si Inday Loren, ay […]

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Message: Inauguration and Turning Over of Anini-y Central School Restored Gabaldon Building

December 17, 2018

Message of Senator Loren Legarda*
Inauguration and Turning Over of Anini-y Central School Restored Gabaldon Building
17 Decemmber 2018 | Anini-y Central School, Antique
*Delivered by Ms. Tala Maralit, Chief of Staff, Office of Sen. Legarda
 
Foremost, I congratulate Anini-y Central School and the Department of Education for the successful restoration of this Gabaldon school building.
 
It is wonderful to see the implementation of programs for heritage preservation because it shows respect for our forefathers and our history as a people.
 
I have […]

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Message: Antique Harvest Fair

December 16, 2018

Message of Senator Loren Legarda*
Antique Harvest Fair
16 December 2018 | Robinsons Place Antique

*Delivered by Ms. Tala Maralit, Chief of Staff, Office of Sen. Legarda
Our beloved province of Antique is abundantly blessed with the richness of the mountains and the bounty of the sea. Through the Antique Harvest, each municipality is able to showcase its best products.
I thought of bringing the Department of Tourism’s Philippine Harvest to our province because it is a good way to promote our organic […]

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