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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

Sponsorship Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Double Taxation Avoidance Agreements with Sri Lanka, Thailand and Mexico
12 February 2018 | Senate Session Hall  

February 12, 2018
Mr. President,  

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Sponsorship Speech: Agreement on the Establishment of the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) as an International Organization

Sponsorship Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Agreement on the Establishment of the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) as an International Organization
12 February 2018 | Senate Session Hall  

February 12, 2018
Mr. President, I have the honor to seek approval of the proposed Senate Resolution No. 614, under Committee Report No. 236, entitled: Resolution Concurring in the Ratification of the Agreement on the Establishment of the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office, or AMRO, as an International Organization.  

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Sponsorship Speech: Budapest Convention on Cybercrime

Sponsorship Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Budapest Convention on Cybercrime
12 February 2018 | Senate Session Hall  

February 12, 2018
Mr. President,  

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Opening Statement: Committee on Foreign Relations

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)

February 6, 2018
2)   Convention on Cybercrime

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Speech of Senator Loren Legarda: 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF)

January 20, 2018

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF)
January 20, 2018 | Hanoi, Vietnam

I wish to deliver a manifestation on the Resolution Calling for Regional Cooperation on Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation sponsored by the Philippines.

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Sponsorship Speech: Treaties on EU-PH Framework Agreement on Partnership and Cooperation, and Social Security Agreements with Sweden and Germany

Sponsorship Speech of Senator Loren Legarda Treaties on EU-PH Framework Agreement on Partnership and Cooperation, and Social Security Agreements with Sweden and Germany 16 January 2018 | Senate Session Hall  

January 16, 2018
Mr. President, distinguished colleagues,  

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Co-Sponsorship Speech: Joint Resolution Authorizing the Increase in the Base Pay of Military and Uniformed Personnel in the Government

December 12, 2017

Co-Sponsorship Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Joint Resolution Authorizing the Increase in the Base Pay of Military and Uniformed Personnel in the Government
12 December 2017 | Senate Session Hall
Mr. President,
I wish to register my support and co-sponsor Senate Joint Resolution No. 11 under Committee Report No. 192, Joint Resolution Authorizing the Increase in the Base Pay of Military and Uniformed Personnel in the Government.
Tasked to be where the threats and dangers are, we cannot overemphasize the value […]

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Opening Statement: Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

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

December 7, 2017
(2) the Agreement between the Republic of the Philippines and [...]

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Sponsorship Speech: Confirmation of the ad interim Appointment of Hon. Jose Catral Mendoza

December 6, 2017

Sponsorship Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Confirmation of the ad interim Appointment of
Hon. Jose Catral Mendoza
as Member of the Judicial and Bar Council,
Representing the Retired Justices of the Supreme Court
Mr. President,
Our appointee today is a notable man of law. Characterized as an intelligent, approachable and accommodating, yet cautious, individual and public official, he recently retired as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court after decades of an illustrious career both in private legal practice […]

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