Legarda to Restore Only Remaining Bahay na Bato in Antique

October 25, 2019

Through the initiative of Deputy Speaker and Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda, the only remaining “bahay na bato” in Antique will now be restored.


As the former Chair of the Senate Committee on Finance, Legarda allocated a Php 5 million budget under the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) for the year 2018 for the restoration of the Gella Azurin House located along Gobierno Street, in the capital town of San Jose de Buenavista.

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Legarda on IP Month: Let us empower those who have given meaning to our indigenous culture

October 22, 2019

In observance of Indigenous People’s month this October, Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda stressed the importance of giving a fitting recognition to our IPs who gave meaning to our identity as Filipinos.

“As we celebrate this year’s Indigenous People’s month, it is an opportune time for us to honor the bearers of our cultural diversity, our IPs and their overwhelming contributions to our history, culture and heritage,” said Legarda.

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Legarda Invites Everyone to 2019 Sikat Pinoy National Arts and Crafts Fair

October 21, 2019

Deputy Speaker and Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda today invited everyone to attend the 2019 Sikat Pinoy National Arts and Crafts Fair (NACF) to be held on October 24 to 27, 2019, at the Megatrade Hall, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City.


The NACF is a four-day fair organized by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) – Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotion (BDTP), in coordination with the Department’s Regional and Provincial Offices, and supported by the Office of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda.

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Legarda explores other areas of cooperation between PH and Ruhr University

October 19, 2019

In addition to the signing of an academic agreement with Ruhr University Bochum (RUB) and a lecture on the Introduction of the Piña-Seda, Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda also held a roundtable discussion last October 15 with the faculty and researchers of the German university on other possible areas of cooperation.

“I am hoping that these interactions will result in enhanced partnership between the Philippines and the University most especially in the areas of cultural and heritage preservation, biodiversity conservation, climate change and sustainable development, among many others,” Legarda said.

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