National Heritage Month 2014

May 6, 2014

Privilege Speech for National Heritage Month 2014
06 May 2014 – Senate Session Hall
In November last year, we warmly received the news that the Philippines has won a seat in the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. It was certainly great news especially after the unfortunate earthquake that damaged several of our heritage churches in Bohol.
This successful election could have been triggered by several achievements in the country’s heritage conservation programs, among many factors.
The year 2012 saw the removal of the Rice Terraces of […]

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