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Legarda to DOT: Boost Int’l Marketing, Improve Infra to Encourage More Foreign Tourists to Visit PH

September 14, 2016

Senator Loren Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Finance, has urged the Department of Tourism (DOT) to further boost its international marketing strategy to invite more foreign tourists in the country.

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Legarda Files Reso Commending Lav Diaz, Charo Santos for Golden Lion Win in Venice

September 13, 2016

Senator Loren Legarda today filed Proposed Senate Resolution No. 144 commending and congratulating the cast and production crew of the film Ang Babaeng Humayo (The Woman Who Left) led by its director, independent filmmaker Lav Diaz and actor Ms. Charo Santos-Concio, for winning the Golden Lion for Best Film award at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival.

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Legarda Files Anew Bill to Maximize Benefits of Malunggay

September 13, 2016

Senator Loren Legarda has re-filed a proposed measure that will allow the government to maximize the uses and benefits of malunggay.

Senate Bill No. 418, or the proposed Malunggay Develeopment Act, aims to spur the production, processing, marketing and distribution of malunggay in suitable areas around the country in order to acquire its benefits.

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Senators vow to help increase budget for DoT

September 13, 2016

Senators vowed to help the Department of Tourism (DoT) increase its proposed ‘’measly’’ 2017 P2.46 billion budget saying that the next fiscal year is a a crucial time for the Philippine government to step up its tourism efforts in order to counter any negative perception that the international community may have towards the country.

Sen. Loren Legarda, chairwoman of the Senate finance committee, told DoT officials led by its secretary, Wanda Corazon T. Teo, to make study their Department of Budget and Management (DBM)-slashed budget and make a formal request for augmentation.

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Legarda Congratulates Lav Diaz, Charo Santos for Golden Lion Win in Venice

September 11, 2016

Senator Loren Legarda today commended independent filmmaker Lav Diaz and actress Charo Santos-Concio for winning the Golden Lion in the 73rd Venice International Film Festival for the film “Ang Babaeng Humayo“ (The Woman Who Left).

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Message of Senator Loren Legarda for 2016 Eidul Adha

September 11, 2016

“I join our Muslim brothers and sisters in commemorating the Eidul Adha. I wish for a solemn and meaningful celebration of this important Islamic Feast,” said Senator Loren Legarda, co-author of Republic Act No. 9849, Act Declaring Eidul Adha a National Holiday.

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Legarda Bats for Immediate Passage of Housing Dept Bill

September 8, 2016

Senator Loren Legarda has sought the immediate passage of the proposed measure creating the Department of Housing and Urban Development (DHUD) to immediately and efficiently address the country’s housing needs and other related issues.

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Legarda Joins Celebration of Int’l Literacy Day, Calls For Greater Investment in Phl Education

September 7, 2016

In celebration of the International Literacy Day (September 8), Senator Loren Legarda underscored the need for stronger government support for alternative learning systems that would allow all Filipinos to be literate.

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Legarda Wants Improved Benefits for Teachers

September 6, 2016

In celebration of National Teachers’ Month (September 5-October 5), Senator Loren Legarda today called for the passage of the proposed measure seeking to provide more benefits and greater protection to teachers and non-teaching personnel in all levels of public and private schools, and state universities and colleges.

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Legarda seeks more benefits for teachers

September 6, 2016

SENATOR Loren Legarda yesterday called for the passage of the proposed measure seeking to provide more benefits and greater protection to teachers and non-teaching personnel in all levels of public and private schools, and state universities and colleges.

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