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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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Keynote Address: Sustainable Environment: Recovery and Resilience

March 17, 2018

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Sustainable Environment: Recovery and Resilience

March 17, 2018

Keynote Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
“Sustainable Environment: Recovery and Resilience”
Rotary International District 3810
District Conference 2018
March 17, 2018 | Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila

It is with great pleasure that I take part in this gathering to encourage Rotarians to take a more active role in finding solutions to the growing challenges we face today.

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Privilege Speech

Ending Online Sexual Exploitation of Children

LOREN LEGARDA: Privilege Speech –

March 14, 2018
Ending Online Sexual Exploitation of Children from Senator Loren Legarda  

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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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Keynote Address: World Hearing Day Symposium

March 3, 2018

Keynote Address of Senator Loren Legarda
World Hearing Day Symposium
March 3, 2018 | Fairmont, Makati
Allow me first to extend my sincerest appreciation to the organizers of this event for inviting me in this very important and urgent gathering here today.
The great Helen Keller once said: “Blindness cuts us off from things, but deafness cuts us off from people.”
Dr. Mark Ross, an esteemed audiologist who is afflicted with hearing loss, also said: “When someone in the family has a hearing loss, the entire […]

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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

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”

February 26, 2018
  ·      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

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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