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Inaugural Speech of Hon. Loren Legarda as Representative of the Lone District of Antique

June 30, 2019

Inaugural Speech of Hon. Loren Legarda
as Representative of the Lone District of Antique
30 June 2019 | San Jose de Buenavista, Antique
In 1998, when I received my first mandate from the Filipino people as Senator of the Republic, I came home to Antique, in Pandan, and took my oath of office before the town’s mayor. Pagkatapos kang biyente uno ka tuig. Nagpanumpa ako sa pagserbisyo sa akun pinalangga nga probinsya, sa liwat pagkatapos nga ako gintugruan kang mandato bilang inyo representante sa […]

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Senator Legarda Highlights PH Environment Protection Efforts in Meeting with German Green Party Member

June 21, 2019

21 June 2019, Berlin, Germany – Senator Loren Legarda, highlighted the Philippines’ environmental protection efforts in her meeting last June 20 with German parliamentarian Renate Künast, member of the Green Party and Chair of the Bundestag’s German-ASEAN Parliamentary Friendship Group.

The Senator informed Ms. Künast that the Philippines, a country extremely vulnerable to climate change, has made great strides in developing a comprehensive legislative framework to address the issue of environmental degradation.

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Legarda Honors Rizal the OFW and Cultural Worker

June 20, 2019

On the commemoration of the 158th birth anniversary of Dr. Jose Rizal (June 19), Senator Loren Legarda honored the Philippine national hero, one of the first overseas Filipino workers (OFW) and a cultural advocate.

 

Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, together with Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III and Philippine Ambassador to Germany Ma. Theresa Dizon-De Vega, offered flowers in front of the marker at Rizal’s old apartment in Jaegerstrasse corner Glinkastrasse in Berlin, Germany.

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Message: National Day Reception

June 19, 2019

Message of Senator Loren Legarda
National Day Reception
19 June 2019 | Philippine Embassy in Berlin
 
As the Embassy commemorates the 121st anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine Independence on this day when we also celebrate the birth anniversary of Dr. Jose Rizal, we might as well highlight our National Hero who was instrumental in achieving Philippine sovereignty.
 
Dr. Jose Rizal was an unparalleled visionary whose thoughts and actions greatly influenced the country’s social and political landscape. The progress and freedom that […]

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Legarda Highlights Strengthened PHL-Germany Relations in Inauguration of Chancery in Frankfurt

June 18, 2019

Senator Loren Legarda sees the continued strengthening of the bilateral relations between the Philippines and Germany with the reopening of the Philippine Consulate General (PCG) in Frankfurt.

 

On June 17, Legarda was the Guest of Honor at the inauguration of the reopened PCG in Frankfurt. The event coincided with the Consulate’s celebration of the 121st anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine Independence and the 65thanniversary of PHL-Germany bilateral relations.

 

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Legarda Binigyang-Diin at Itinampok ang Pinalakas na Ugnayan sa Pagitan ng Pilipinas at Alemanya sa Pagpa-Pasinaya ng Chancery sa Frankfurt

June 18, 2019

Nakikita ni Senadora Loren Legarda ang patuloy na paglakas ng magkatuwang na ugnayan sa pagitan ng Pilipinas at Alemanya sa muling pagbubukas ng Philippine Consulate General (PCG) sa Frankfurt.

 

Noong Ika-17 ng Hunyo naging Panauhing Pandangal si Senadora Loren Legarda sa pagpa-pasinaya ng muling pagbubukas ng PCG sa Frankfurt. Kung saan ang kaganapan ay kasabay ng pagdiriwang ng Konsulado ng ika-121st anibersaryo ng proklamasyon ng Kalayaan ng Pilipinas at  ng ika-65thanibersaryo ng magkatuwang na ugnayan sa pagitan ng Pilipinas at Alemanya.

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Message: Inauguration of the New Chancery of the Philippine Consulate General in Frankfurt

June 17, 2019

Message of Senator Loren Legarda
Inauguration of the New Chancery of the
Philippine Consulate General in Frankfurt, Germany
17 June 2019
 
Foremost, I wish to greet all our kababayans a Happy Independence Day. It has been 121 years since the declaration of Philippine Independence and I hope all of us will continue to be inspired by the courage and love of country that our heroes and forefathers have demonstrated in order to claim our nation’s sovereignty.
 
I also wish to greet the […]

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Legarda on Independence Day: Let us Unite for Our Country’s Inclusive Growth

June 12, 2019

As the nation celebrates the 121st anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine Independence, Senator Loren Legarda today urged Filipinos to unite in making sure that our country achieves inclusive, resilient and sustainable growth so that every citizen will be free from poverty.

“Freedom is not only the absence of an oppressor. We have won against the colonial shackles that have plagued our history, but we have more challenges to overcome, one of which is poverty,” Legarda said.

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Legarda on World Oceans Day and Coral Triangle Day: Promote Gender Equality in Sustainable Conservation of Marine Resources

June 8, 2019

In celebration of this year’s World Oceans Day (June 8) and Coral Triangle Day (‪June 9), Senator Loren Legarda pushed for the promotion of gender equality in the sustainable conservation of our oceans and marine resources by encouraging more women participation in marine research, policy and decision-making processes, advocacy communications, and project management.

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Acceptance Message: Award of Distinction by the European Union

June 7, 2019

Acceptance Message of Senator Loren Legarda
Award of Distinction by the European Union
7 June 2019 | Makati City
Excellencies,
Distinguished guests,
Ladies and gentlemen,
I am deeply grateful and honored to be given the Award of Distinction by the European Union.
I share this recognition with my colleagues in the Senate of the 17th Congress who supported me as Chair of the Committee on Foreign Relations and unanimously voted for the ratification of the Framework Agreement on Partnership and Cooperation Between the Philippines and the […]

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