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Hibla Travelling Exhibition Comes Home to Manila

December 30, 2018

After travelling to seven destinations abroad—London, Lisbon, Madrid, Washington D.C., New York City, Hawai’i, and Frankfurt—the Hibla ng Lahing Filipino Travelling Exhibition, featuring “Piña-Seda: Pineapple and Silk Cloths from the Tropics,” is home for three months.

 

“I encourage everyone to visit the exhibit to see what we have been showcasing to the world and to also appreciate our woven and embroidered fabrics made of pineapple and silk,” said Senator Loren Legarda, patron of the first permanent textile gallery at the National Museum.

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Legarda Urges Filipinos to Emulate Rizal’s Nationalism

December 30, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda has called on Filipinos to emulate the values and principles of Dr. Jose P. Rizal, especially his nationalism, as the nation commemorates Rizal Day.

“Dr. Jose Rizal was an unparalleled visionary whose thoughts and actions greatly influenced the country’s social and political landscape. His ideas began the revolution that earned us our freedom, and his integrity and nationalism continue to inspire new generations,” she said.

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Inday Loren Receives Datu Sumakwel Award from Antiqueños

December 29, 2018

Senator Inday Loren Legarda today received the “Datu Sumakwel Award”, the highest recognition conferred by the Bugal Kang Antique Awards held at Eagle’s Hotel in San Jose, Antique.

The Datu Sumakwel Award is given to an Antiqueño or juridical persons in recognition of their service for the development of Antique.

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Legarda Extends Antique Harvest Fair

December 26, 2018

Following the success of the first Antique Harvest in Robinsons Place Antique last December 14 to 16, Senator Inday Loren Legarda has extended the run of the fair from December 26 to 30, 2018.

 

“I am happy with the success of Antique Harvest as we were able to promote our local products and our cultural heritage, at the same time, it brought additional income to our local producers who participated in the fair,” said Legarda, who partnered with the Department of Tourism (DOT) to bring the Philippine Harvest to Antique.

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Message: Groundbreaking Ceremony of Feed Mill Project

December 22, 2018

Message of Senator Loren Legarda*
Groundbreaking Ceremony of Feed Mill Project
22 December 2018 | Patnongon, Antique
*Delivered by Mr. Wilson Alian of DTI
Mayad nga aga kaninyo nga tanan!
Binabati ko ang lahat ng miyembro ng Patnongon Multi-Purpose Cooperative. Congratulations sa groundbreaking ng ating proyekto.
Ang Feed Mill Project na ito ay ipinagkaloob natin para mapaunlad ang livestock industry ng probinsiya. Nagbigay na rin tayo ng mga free-range chicken para sa ating mga poultry farmers at breeding stock para sa mga dairy farmers. […]

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Legarda Urges Antique LGUs to Enhance Local Climate Action and Access Local Climate Fund

December 20, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda today encouraged local government officials from her home province of Antique to formulate and enhance their own Local Climate Change Action Plans (LCCAPs) and develop project proposals for funding from the People’s Survival Fund (PSF), the country’s national climate adaptation finance mechanism.

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Message: Oath Taking Ceremony of the New Officers of Antique Public Health Nurses Association

December 19, 2018

Message of Senator Loren Legarda
Oath Taking Ceremony of the New Officers of Antique Public Health Nurses Association
19 December 2018 | Eagle’s Hotel, San Jose, Antique
*Delivered by Gov. Rhodora Cadiao

Mayad nga aga kaninyo nga tanan!

Binabati ko ang mga bagong opisyal ng Public Health Nurses Association ng Antique.

Una sa lahat, nais kong magpasalamat sa inyo at sa lahat ng mga nurses sa Antique at sa buong bansa dahil napakahalaga ng inyong propesyon. Mahirap ang inyong trabaho at kung minsan ay hindi pa […]

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Message: Community Health Workers’ Summit

December 19, 2018

Message of Senator Loren Legarda
Community Health Workers’ Summit
19 December 2018 | Binirayan Stadium, San Jose, Antique
*Delivered by Gov. Rhodora Cadiao
Mayad nga adlawun kaninyo nga tanan!
Binabati ko ang ating mga community health workers na mga katuwang natin sa pagtataguyod ng kalusugan ng ating mga kasimanwa.
Mahalaga ang inyong tungkulin dahil kayo ang tagapagbigay ng impormasyon sa kalusugan; kayo ang malapit sa komunidad na sumusubaybay sa mga espesyal na pangangailangan ng mga sanggol, kabataan, buntis at matatanda; kayo ang nagbibigay ng […]

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Statement of Senator Loren Legarda On the Passing of Ms. Bernarditas Muller

December 18, 2018

The Philippines loses a staunch climate ally with the passing of Bernarditas De Castro Muller.

 

Ditas rigorously served in the Philippine Foreign Service and in environment and climate negotiations, having been involved in the first meeting of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee in 1991 that established the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and elected as co-chair of the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF) in 2017.

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Keynote Speech: Seminar-Workshop on Enhancing the Local Climate Change Action Plan (LCCAP) and Developing a People’s Survival Fund (PSF) Project Proposal

December 18, 2018

Keynote Speech of Senator Loren Legarda*
Seminar-Workshop on Enhancing the Local Climate Change Action Plan (LCCAP) and Developing a People’s Survival Fund (PSF) Project Proposal
December 18, 2018 | San Jose, Antique
*Delivered by Commissioner Rachel Herrera, Climate Change Commission
Good morning and thank you to the Climate Change Commission, in partnership with the DILG-Local Government Academy, for organizing this event, as well as to the representatives of our government agencies, members of the civil society, and our LGU officials from my […]

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