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NCCA’s Buhay na Buhay to return in ANC

September 24, 2020

As a staunch advocate for the culture and arts, Legarda shares, “My wish is to see the younger generation appreciating their roots through our culture in various forms. In a time where many ‘millennials’ search for their identity, this show aims to guide them and make them realize how proud they should be that they are Filipinos.”

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Traditional Weaving in 19th Episode of “Stories for a Better Normal” Series

September 23, 2020

For the 19th episode of “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Change Pathways,” with the topic “Weaving Resilience: Reviving Indigenous Textiles and Crafts,” traditional weaving experts will share knowledge on indigenous weaving traditions and crafts, as well as underscore the need to enhance the resilience of the weaving industry against climate change.
The episode, hosted by House Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, will air on Thursday, 24 September 2020, 10:00 AM via Facebook Live at facebook.com/conglorenlegarda and facebook.com/CCCPhl/.
Indigenous textile experts […]

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Support Biodiversity Conservation, Sustainable Tourism to Protect Natural Heritage – Biodiversity Experts

September 21, 2020

Panay Island biodiversity experts and advocates urged Filipinos to support efforts on biodiversity conservation and sustainable tourism in order to protect endemic plant and animal species, wetlands and protected areas, and the natural heritage of Panay Island, during the 18th episode of “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Pathways” with the topic “Panay: Native Plants, Birds, and Island Ecology.”
The online conversation, hosted by Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, featured experts and advocates, including former Aklan Vice Governor Gabrielle Calizo-Quimpo; […]

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Pandan Water District Ultrafiltration Treatment Plant, first in the Philippines

September 17, 2020

Deputy Speaker and Antique Lone District Representative Loren Legarda is proud that her hometown, Pandan, is the first to have a water ultrafiltration treatment plant in the Philippines.
“Access to clean and potable water is one of the basic rights of our people. Having safe water means securing the health of our people. With the country’s high vulnerability to climate change, pollution and increased demand for water supply, the quality of water is very important and requires urgent protection,” Legarda said.
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September 16, 2020

Panay Island Biodiversity in 18th Episode of “Stories for a Better Normal” Series
All those newly reacquainted with nature due to the pandemic, plantitos and plantitas, and newbie birdwatchers are invited to join the 18th episode of “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Change Pathways.” The episode will be looking at the larger island ecosystems where our new friends come from, under the topic “Panay: Native Plants, Birds, and Island Ecology.”
The episode, hosted by House Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, […]

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Legarda: Antiqueños will continue to benefit from DOLE TUPAD

September 16, 2020

Through the support and initiative of Deputy Speaker and Antique Lone District Representative Loren Legarda to provide Antiqueños with job opportunities, another batch of beneficiaries will receive the Department of Labor and Employment’s Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disavantaged/Displaced Workers (DOLE TUPAD) starting today, September 16, 2020.

“These challenging times have caused financial problems, especially to the marginalized sectors of our community. Many of our kasimanwa have lost their jobs, livelihood and sources of income, and having programs like the DOLE TUPAD will help cushion the effects of unemployment and poverty in the province. DOLE TUPAD is one of our important programs that provide assistance to our people in sustaining their needs amid this pandemic,” Legarda said.

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Mensahe: Turnover of Barasoian Church in Malolos, Bulacan

September 16, 2020

Mensahe ni Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda
Barasoain Church, Malolos, Bulacan
September 15, 2020 | 9:00 AM
*Delivered by NHCP Chair Rene Escalante
 
Isang magandang umaga sa inyong lahat.
Isang malaking karangalan ang makasama kayo sa natatanging okasyong ito upang pasinayaan ang napaayos na Simbahan ng Barasoain, dito sa makasaysayang bayan ng Malolos, Bulacan.
Nagpapasalamat ako sa NHCP dahil pinanatili nito ang yumi at tatag ng dakilang templong ito ng Pambansang Kasaysayan.
Dahil sa taas ng antas ng pagiging makasaysayan ng Barasoain, dineklara itong National Historical […]

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Plant Doctors: Healthy Plants and Trees, Healthy Life

September 11, 2020

Plant and tree experts shared tips and advice to support plant and tree health, such as managing common plant pests and diseases using natural methods and managing tree hazards through arboricultural interventions, during the 17th episode of “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Pathways,” with the topic “The Plant Doctors are In!”
The online conversation hosted by House Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda featured plant doctors Ms. Lysette Lacambra, Technical Specialist of the East-West Seed Knowledge Transfer; Dr. Aimee Lynn […]

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Legarda appointed CVF Ambassador for Parliaments, Vows to Rally for Collective Climate Action through the Creation of a Parliamentary Union Among Vulnerable Countries

September 11, 2020

Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda was recently appointed by the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) as its ambassador for parliaments, together with H.E. Mohamad Nasheed of the Maldives (ambassador for ambition), Kathy Jetnil- Kijiner, Climate Envoy of the Marshall Islands (ambassador for culture), H.E. Rocio Aguilar, Former Minister of Finance of Costa Rica (ambassador for finance), Tosi Mpanu-Mpanu, Founder, LDC, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Initiative (REEEI) for Sustainable Development of the Democratic Republic of Congo (ambassador for renewable energy) and Saima […]

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Legarda seeks P30-Billion in Bridge Fund, Tax, Rent Relief for Restaurants, Workers

September 11, 2020

As the restaurant industry is now in dire crisis, Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda proposed a piece of legislation to help owners and thousands of employees survive the pandemic.
Legarda filed House Bill No. 7610 which seeks to provide what she called a P30-billion “bridge fund” for restaurants and a host of tax incentives and rent-payment extension schemes of up to 24 months to provide owners and their workers relief to cope with the economic crisis brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Legarda’s […]

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