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Speech: Press Conference on “The City Who Had Two Navels”

April 26, 2018

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Press Conference on “The City Who Had Two Navels”
Philippine Participation at the
16th Venice Architecture Biennale
26 April 2018 | NCCA Boardroom, Intramuros, Manila
It is with great pride and honor that I welcome all of you today as we officially present our curator and his curatorial concept for the Philippine Pavilion at the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale.
I am proud and exuberant because we are on our fourth consecutive participation in […]

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Speech: Parliamentary Leadership on Carbon Reduction Policies – Implementing the Paris Agreement and SDGs on Clean Air

April 18, 2018

Speech: Parliamentary Leadership on Carbon Reduction Policies – Implementing the Paris Agreement and SDGs on Clean Air from Senator Loren Legarda
 
Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Parliamentary Leadership on Carbon Reduction Policies –
Implementing the Paris Agreement and SDGs on Clean Air
April 18, 2018 | Washington, D.C.
It is my distinct honor to be representing the Philippines in the 2018 AirQualityAsia Second Annual High-Level Strategy Session, as I share our efforts in improving […]

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Message: National Adaptation Plan Expo 2018

April 7, 2018

MESSAGE OF SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA*
National Adaptation Plan Expo 2018
Sharm El Shiekh, Egypt
 
Please find below message of Senator Loren Legarda for “Session 14: Keynote Addresses by National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Champions” at the NAP Expo 2018 on April 6, 2018 in Sharm El Shiekh, Egypt.
 
The message was read by Dr. Khaled Mohamed Fahmy Abdel Aal, Minister of Environment of Egypt.
My greetings to all the Delegates and Participants to the National Adaptation Plan Expo 2018 as you now converge in Sharm El […]

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Mensahe: Bantayog Wika ng KWF sa Ifugao

March 26, 2018

Mensahe ni Senador Loren Legarda*
Bantayog Wika ng KWF sa Ifugao
Ika-26 ng Marso 2018 | Lamut, Ifugao
*Binasa ng kinatawan
 
Isang mainit na pagbati at pagpupugay sa lahat na naririto.
 
Ipinaparating ng ating mahal na Senador Loren Legarda ang kaniyang lubos na kagalakan na maanyayahan sa mahalagang pagtitipong ito gayundin ang kaniyang panghihinayang sa hindi pagdalo dahil siya ngayon ay nasa Geneva, Switzerland bilang pinuno ng delegasyon ng Pilipinas sa Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly.
 
Sa halip ay ipinadala niya ang inyong […]

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Sponsorship Speech: Budget Reform Act

March 21, 2018

Sponsorship Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Budget Reform Act
Senate Bill No. 1761, Committee Report No. 304
21 March 2018 | Senate Session Hall
Mr. President, esteemed colleagues in the Senate,
It is my honor to sponsor today a proposed measure that will change the way we do budgeting in this country. It will make our budget system one of the best in the world.
With your kind indulgence, may I present Senate Bill No. 1761, under Committee Report No. […]

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Mensahe: Pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Kababaihan 2018

March 12, 2018

Mensahe ni Senador Loren Legarda
Pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Kababaihan 2018
12 Marso 2018 | San Jose, Occidental Mindoro
Ako po ay lubos na nagpapasalamat sa inyong pag-imbita sa akin upang makiisa sa importanteng pagdiriwang ito ng Buwan ng Kababaihan.
Ang papel na ginagampanan ng mga babae sa ating lipunan ay patuloy na nagbabago. Maraming kababaihan ngayon ang nabibigyan na ng pagkakataong makapag-aral at nagiging bahagi ng workforce, kung minsan pa ay gumagawa ng trabahong dati’y laan lang para sa mga lalaki.
Ngunit sabi nga […]

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Speech: 43rd Representative Assembly of the Antique Public School Teachers’ Association Inc.

March 1, 2018

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
43rd Representative Assembly of the Antique Public School Teachers’ Association Inc.
1 March 2018 | Merrace Resort, San Jose, Antique
First of all, I wish to salute our teachers, and also our non-teaching personnel, for their untiring service to inspire the youth and improve lives through learning.
The teaching profession is probably one of the hardest yet thankless jobs. Our teachers deserve to be recognized as heroes because you give more despite receiving less. Despite the limitations in the country’s […]

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Sponsorship Speech: On Maritime-Related Agreements

February 26, 2018

Sponsorship Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
On Maritime-Related Agreements
26 February 2018 | Senate Session Hall
 
 
Mr. President,
 
I have the honor to seek approval of seven maritime-related treaties, namely:
 
·      Senate Resolution No. 648 under Committee Report No. 244, “Resolution Concurring in the Accession to the International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems on Ships, 2001”;
 
·      Senate Resolution No. 649 under Committee Report No. 245, “Resolution Concurring in the Accession to the Protocol of 1997 to Amend the International Convention for the Prevention of […]

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Sponsorship Speech: Free Trade Agreement Between the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) States and the Philippines

February 26, 2018

Sponsorship Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Free Trade Agreement Between the
European Free Trade Association (EFTA) States and the Philippines
26 February 2018 | Senate Session Hall
Mr. President, esteemed colleagues,
I wish to seek approval of the proposed Senate Resolution No. 647, under Committee Report No. 243, entitled: Resolution Concurring in the Ratification of the Agreement of the Free Trade Agreement Between the EFTA States and the Philippines.
It is my honor to present this important Agreement with the […]

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Double Taxation Avoidance Agreements with Sri Lanka, Thailand and Mexico

February 12, 2018

Sponsorship Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Double Taxation Avoidance Agreements with Sri Lanka, Thailand and Mexico
12 February 2018 | Senate Session Hall
 
Mr. President,
 
I have the honor to seek approval of three Double Taxation Avoidance Agreements (DTAAs), namely:
 

Senate Resolution No. 615 under Committee Report No. 237, “Resolution Concurring in the Ratification of the Convention Between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and […]

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