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Archive for October, 2016

Watch out for ‘Dayaw’

October 24, 2016

his Nov. 3, ANC and NCCA are bringing back “Dayaw,” a six-part, 30-minute weekly documentary series that promotes the preservation of the country’s culture and heritage.

Anchored and conceptualized by Legarda, the program aims to showcase how knowledge and appreciation of indigenous ways make Filipinos whole as individuals and as a community.

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Legarda on UN Day: We Need to Work Harder to Achieve Global Targets

October 24, 2016

Senator Loren Legarda today joins the world in celebrating United Nations Day as she expressed her commitment to help in the efforts for the Philippines to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), among other global commitments of the country.

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Legarda, DTI to Launch 2016 National Arts and Crafts Fair

October 23, 2016

The 2016 National Arts and Crafts Fair, a trade fair that features both indigenous crafts and contemporary art, will be held on October 26-30, 2016 at the Megatrade Halls 1-3 in SM Megamall, Senator Loren Legarda announced today.

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Legarda Hails Agreement Phasing Down Climate-Harming HFCs

October 21, 2016

Senator Loren Legarda hailed the approval of a global agreement that will prohibit the use of a climate-harming compound.

Legarda, UNISDR Global Champion for Resilience, said that the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer is crucial in the implementation of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change as it phases down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) that were found to contribute to global warming.

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Senator Loren Legarda marks TV return with Season Two of “Dayaw” on ANC

October 20, 2016

Sen. Loren Legarda brings her advocacy to television with the return of the second season of “Dayaw” on November 03, 6pm on ANC, the ABS-CBN News Channel and ANC HD.

A partnership between ANC and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), “Dayaw”is a six-part, 30-minute weekly documentary series that focuses on the preservation of the country’s culture and heritage.

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Message: Frankfurt Book Fair

October 19, 2016

Message of Senator Loren Legarda*
Frankfurt Book Fair
19 October 2016
*Read by National Book Development Board Chair Neni Sta. Romana Cruz
 
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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Legarda: Gov’t, LGUs Must Be Prepared for Typhoon Lawin

October 19, 2016

As Typhoon Lawin continues to threaten Northern Luzon and its nearby areas, Senator Loren Legarda today reminded all local government units (LGUs) in the path of the storm to ensure that timely information about the typhoon is relayed to the people.

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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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Legarda: Ifugao Sacred Textiles Featured at National Museum

October 18, 2016

Senator Loren Legarda invites everyone to join the lecture and weaving demonstrations featuring Ifugao’s sacred textiles on October 20 and 21, 2016 at the Manlilikha ng Bayan Hall, 3rdFloor, National Museum of Anthropology, Manila.

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Privilege Speech on Indigenous Children

October 18, 2016

Senator Loren Legarda
Privilege Speech on Indigenous Children
18 October 2016 | Senate Session Hall
 
Mr. President,
 
October is National Indigenous Peoples’ Month, a celebration of our cultural diversity, an opportune time to honor our IPs and their overwhelming contributions to our history, culture and heritage.
 
The Philippine Constitution recognizes this diversity and under the framework of national unity and development, mandates State recognition, protection, promotion, and fulfillment of the rights of indigenous peoples.
 
The Indigenous Peoples Rights Act (IPRA) of 1997 […]

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