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Bantayog Wika ng KWF

August 23, 2018

Mensahe ni Senador Loren Legarda
Bantayog Wika ng KWF
Ika-23 ng Agosto 2018/ Batangas City, Batangas
 
Isang mainit na pagbati at pagpupugay sa lahat ng naririto.
Ipinaparating ng ating mahal na Senador Loren Legarda ang kaniyang lubos na kagalakan na maanyayahan sa mahalagang pagtitipong ito, gayundin ang kaniyang panghihinayang sa hindi pagdalo.
 
Sa halip ay ipinadala niya ang inyong lingkod bilang kaniyang kinatawan upang ipahatid ang kaniyang mensahe:
 
Mayaman at sagana ang ating bansa sa kultura at wika. Mayroon tayong mahigit isang-daang wika na […]

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Message of Senator Loren Legarda for 2018 Eidul Adha

August 20, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda, author of Republic Act No. 9849, An Act Declaring Eidul Adha a National Holiday, encouraged everyone to join in the celebration of Eidul Adha.

 

“I greet all our Muslim brothers and sisters as they celebrate Eidul Adha. I hope that all Filipinos, regardless of religion or belief, can also reflect on the lessons that this feast signifies,” said Legarda.

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“Muhon” Exhibition Debuts in Davao

August 17, 2018

The Philippine Pavilion exhibition at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale titled Muhon: Traces of an Adolescent City opened in Davao City on August 14 at the Ateneo de Davao University. The exhibition will run until October 12, 2018.

The opening day featured a lecture with the curators, artists and architects in order to initiate a discussion on the future of the country as we continue to build our towns and cities. The talk and the exhibit elicited views and opinions that discuss the vectors of progress and permanence in relation to corresponding notions of modernity and an emerging identity.

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Legarda Launches Book on AFP Resilience

August 16, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda today launched her book titled “The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in the Humanitarian Space: Building Resilience, Fostering Resilient Communities” during the Conference on Resilience in the Age of Global Insecurity at the Manila Hotel.

The book was Legarda’s Commandant Paper for her Command and General Staff Course (CGSC). The paper received the Academic Excellence for Research award and Legarda’s completion of CGSC led to her promotion to colonel.

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Speech: Resilience in the Age of Global Insecurity

August 16, 2018

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
“Resilience in the Age of Global Insecurity”
Launch of “The AFP in the Humanitarian Space: Building Resilience, Fostering Resilient Communities” Book
16 August 2018 | Manila Hotel
Since the enactment of the Climate Change Act of 2009 and the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (NDRRM) Act of 2010, which I both authored, the Philippines has made significant gains in terms of mainstreaming climate change adaptation and mitigation (CCAM) and disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) into […]

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Legarda to Review Infra, Other Programs with Low Obligation Rate

August 15, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda today said that the Committee on Finance, which she chairs, will not only scrutinize the proposed Php3.757 Trillion national budget for 2019 but also review the performance of agencies, especially those with infrastructure programs that have registered low obligation or disbursement rate throughout the years.

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Legarda: Senate Supports President’s Cash-Based Budget

August 14, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda today said that the Senate supports the government’s move to shift from obligation-based to annual cash-based appropriations starting with the 2019 national budget.

Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Finance, said that during their caucus on Tuesday afternoon, senators expressed their support to the President’s cash-based budget.

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Legarda: Senate Supports President’s Cash-Based Budget

August 14, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda today said that the Senate supports the government’s move to shift from obligation-based to annual cash-based appropriations starting with the 2019 national budget.

Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Finance, said that during their caucus on Tuesday afternoon, senators expressed their support to the President’s cash-based budget.

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Senate finance panel to continue its scheduled hearings into proposed 2019 nat’l budget

August 12, 2018

“The Senate finance committee will continue with the budget hearings as scheduled,” said Senator Loren Legarda, head of the said panel.

Legarda said by the time the House resumes their hearings on the budget, “we will be ready to receive the GAB (General Appropriations Bill).”

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Legarda leads launch of Panay Indigenous Book on IP Day

August 10, 2018

IN CELEBRATION of Indigenous Peoples Day, Senator Loren Legarda on August 9, 2018 led the launch of the book on Panay-Guimaras traditional knowledge systems at the University of the Philippines-Visayas in Iloilo City.

The book, From the Seas to the Mountain — Panay-Guimaras Traditional Knowledge Systems, is a product of extensive research and collaborative efforts of the state universities and colleges (SUCs) in Western Visayas to document and promote the various traditional knowledge systems in the region.

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