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Message: Frankfurt Book Fair

Message of Senator Loren Legarda*
Frankfurt Book Fair
19 October 2016 *Read by National Book Development Board Chair Neni Sta. Romana Cruz  

October 19, 2016
I am deeply honored for having been chosen as the chief delegate of the Frankfurt Book Fair this year. It is, however, with deepest regret that I am not able to join you today and witness this remarkable participation of our country, as it coincides with the deliberations on the 2017 national budget. As chairperson of the Senate Committee on [...]

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Sponsorship Speech: Confirmation of the Nomination of Judge Toribio E. Ilao Jr. as Member of the Judicial and Bar Council

October 19, 2016

Sponsorship Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Confirmation of the Nomination of Judge Toribio E. Ilao Jr. as Member of the Judicial and Bar Council,
Representing the Private Sector
Mr. President,
Our nominee today, who was born in Mandaluyong City but raised by his parents—Toribio Ilao Sr. and Hospicia Elises—in Pandacan, Manila, has a reputation of being highly meticulous and detail-oriented, capable of making sound judgment after careful and thorough evaluation of the issues and situation at hand—qualities that are essential […]

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Privilege Speech

Privilege Speech on Indigenous Children

Senator Loren Legarda
Privilege Speech on Indigenous Children
18 October 2016 | Senate Session Hall  

October 18, 2016
Mr. President,  

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Message: Inter-Agency National Workshop On High Profile Environmental Crimes

Message of Senator Loren Legarda
Inter-Agency National Workshop
On High Profile Environmental Crimes
17 October 2016 | EDSA Shangri-La Hotel, Mandaluyong City Foremost, allow me to thank and congratulate the Environmental Ombudsman Program and Project Management Bureau of the Office of the Ombudsman for convening this Inter-Agency National Workshop on High Profile Environmental Crimes.  

October 17, 2016
I am honored to be part of this highly significant event, which coincides with a very important occasion—the Senate’s Centennial Anniversary. It offers an opportune [...]

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Speech: Ensuring Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction as a Priority in Policy Making and Development Planning

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
“Ensuring Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction as a Priority in Policy Making and Development Planning” PH Haiyan Advocacy Cooperative: Regional Cooperative Conference on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation
14 October 2016 | Leyte Academic Center, Palo, Leyte  

October 14, 2016
Every year on October 13th we commemorate the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR). This year’s celebration focused on reducing global disaster mortality, the first of the seven targets of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk [...]

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Privilege Speech

Privilege Speech: International Day for Disaster Reduction 2016

Privilege Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
International Day for Disaster Reduction 2016
12 October 2016 | Senate Session Hall  

October 12, 2016
Mr. President,  

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Co-Sponsorship Speech: Confirmation of Appointment of Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA
Co-Sponsorship Speech
Confirmation of Appointment of
Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi  

October 12, 2016
Mr. President,  

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Co-Sponsorship Speech: Confirmation of Appointment of Finance Secretary Carlos Garcia Dominguez III

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA
Co-Sponsorship Speech
Confirmation of Appointment of
Finance Secretary Carlos Garcia Dominguez III  

October 12, 2016
 

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Co-Sponsorship Speech: Confirmation of Appointment of Labor Secretary Silvestre Hernando Bello III

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA
Co-Sponsorship Speech
Confirmation of Appointment of
Labor Secretary Silvestre Hernando Bello III     Mr. President,  

October 12, 2016
I have the honor to co-sponsor the confirmation of the ad interim appointment of the Honorable Silvestre Hernando Bello III as Secretary of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).  

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Co-Sponsorship Speech: Confirmation of Appointment of Presidential Communications Operations Office

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA
Co-Sponsorship Speech
Confirmation of Appointment of
Presidential Communications Operations Office
Secretary Martin Andanar
  Mr. President,  

October 12, 2016
I have the honor to co-sponsor the confirmation of the ad interim appointment of the Honorable Jose Ruperto Martin Marfori Andanar as Secretary of the Presidential Communications Operations Office.  

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