June 24, 2018

Commencement Address
University of the Philippines, 24 June 2018
President Danilo Concepcion, Chancellor Michael Tan, Dr. Prospero de Vera III, CHED OIC and Chairman of the UP Board of Regents, esteemed members of the Board of Regents, members of the faculty and university administration, our happy graduates and their proud parents, students, alumni, fellow workers in government, members of the diplomatic corps, honored guests, friends, ladies and gentlemen:
Thank you, first of all, for this […]

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Welcome Remarks: Techtonic Summit 2018

June 22, 2018

Welcome Remarks of Senator Loren Legarda
Techtonic Summit 2018
“Disrupting Southeast Asia”
June 22, 2018 | SMX Convention Center
It is my distinct honor to welcome all of you here in Techtonic Summit 2018; and my sincerest congratulations to QBO Innovation Hub, its president, Butch Meily, for organizing such an important event.
It gives me pleasure that we continue organizing events for our startup businesses and entrepreneurs, such as this one, as well as the National Arts and Crafts Fair held last week as a joint […]

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Message: Department of Foreign Affairs Foundation Day

June 18, 2018

Message of Senator Loren Legarda
June 18, 2018
Department of Foreign Affairs Foundation Day
Good afternoon and my warmest felicitations on your 120th anniversary. It is an honor and a privilege to be speaking before all of you.
Foremost, I wish to commend each and everyone present today, for in one way or another, you have so faithfully adhered to implementing the four pillars of Philippine foreign policy, namely, the preservation and enhancement of national security, the promotion and attainment of economic […]

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Speech: Sikat Pinoy National Arts and Crafts Fair 2018

June 14, 2018

Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Sikat Pinoy National Arts and Crafts Fair 2018
June 14, 2018 | Mega Trade Halls, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City
In 2008, I shepherded the enactment of Republic Act 9501 or the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Act as we recognized that MSMEs play a vital role in employment generation and economic growth.
As the principal sponsor and author of the MSME Law, I believe that our progress and development as a nation should be pursued with the end goal […]

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Mensahe: Kalayaan 2018: Pagbabagong Ipinaglaban, Alay sa Masaganang Kinabukasan

June 12, 2018

Ika-120 Anibersaryo ng Araw ng Kalayaan
Dambana ng Pinaglabanan, San Juan City
“Kalayaan 2018: Pagbabagong Ipinaglaban, Alay sa Masaganang Kinabukasan”
Isang siglo at dalawampu’t taon na ang nakakaraan mula ng una nating nakamit ang ating kalayaan mula sa mga dayuhang nanakop sa ating bayan. Noon, sa loob din ng mahigit na tatlong siglo, ipinaglaban natin ang kalayaan, upang magkaroon ng kasarinlan at ng sariling pamahalaan.
Naging matagumpay ang pakikipaglaban ng ating mga ninuno, kabilang man sa […]

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