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Legarda: Govt must provide the best COVID-19 vaccine to every Filipino

December 28, 2020

House Deputy Speaker and Antique Lone District Representative Loren Legarda today called for the urgent procurement of the COVID-19 vaccine for every Filipino.
“Let us not waste taxpayers’ money, government funds and loans which we will be paying for anyway to purchase substandard vaccines with low efficacy rate. Let’s not put people’s lives at risk. Let’s not scrimp on the best and the safest vaccines already approved by other countries’ medical experts and scientists by favoring the “puwede na” vaccines with […]

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Legarda: Make time for Art during the Holidays, Join Online Tours

December 28, 2020

Legarda today encouraged everyone to go online and spend their free time by going on virtual tours of museums, as we all face the new norm.
“With the pandemic, people are obliged to stay at home, practice social distancing, spend time for ourselves and with our loved ones, but technology allows us the opportunity to go beyond our homes and to learn more about our surroundings, our art, history, and culture,” Legarda, a staunch supporter of the arts, noted.
The UP Vargas […]

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Message of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda Turnover of Pineapple Fiber Extraction Facility in Balete, Aklan (December 17, 2020)

December 23, 2020

Isang mapagpalang umaga sa ating lahat.  
Natitipon tayong lahat sa araw na ito upang pasinayaan ang pineapple fiber extraction facility dito sa Balete, Aklan, isang pasilidad na malaki ang maiaambag sa pagunlad ng ating industriya ng paghahabi dito sa ating rehiyon. 
Ang paghahabi ay isa sa mga tradisyon na madalas ay naisasantabi dala na kinakakitaan ito ng kakulangan ng importansya. Ngunit para sa inyong lingkod, kinakailangan natin ito sapagkat sa mga maliliit na mga komunidad, ang maliit na negosyo ng paghahabi ay […]

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Legarda: Align recovery plans and policies to SDGs to Build Back Better

December 23, 2020

MANILA, 23 December 2020 —Deputy Speaker and Antique Representative Loren Legarda called on fellow leaders and policymakers to align the country’s post-COVID-19 recovery plans to the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), citing a report on “Building Back Better: A Sustainable, Resilient Recovery After COVID-19” released by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
“While the country is focused on looking efficient ways to put a stop on the still rising COVID-19 cases and providing aid to our fellow Filipinos who […]

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MESSAGE OF DEPUTY SPEAKER LOREN LEGARDA TAKING CARE OF OURSELVES: ART AND COMMUNITY (DECEMBER 19, 2020)

December 22, 2020

 
MESSAGE OF DEPUTY SPEAKER LOREN LEGARDA 
TAKING CARE OF OURSELVES: ART AND COMMUNITY 
DECEMBER 19, 2020 

Good afternoon to our participants attending this afternoon.  
Foremost, I wish to note how important and timely this talk is for many of us as it addresses many concerns.  
It is a privilege for many to live in a time where our entire well-being is discussed, analyzed, and prioritized. There used to be a stigma when you hear that a person is being anxious or undergoing mental challenges. Instead […]

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Message of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda DOLE Region 9 PESO Year-End Performance Assessment, Planning Sessions and Awarding Ceremony (December 16, 2020)

December 22, 2020

 
Message of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda DOLE Region 9 PESO Year-End Performance Assessment, Planning Sessions and Awarding Ceremony
(December 16, 2020) 
 
Good afternoon.
Allow me first to greet our guests and participants for the DOLE Region 9 PESO Year-End Performance Assessment, Planning Sessions and Awarding Ceremony: Atty. Roy L. Buenafe, OIC-Regional Director, DOLE Region 9; Imelda F. Gatinao, OIC-Assistant Regional Director, DOLE 9; Gaudencio R. Abejaro, Jr., President, Zamboanga Peninsula PESO Managers Association and the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) Managers and Job […]

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Message of Deputy Speaker and Antique Lone District Representative Loren Legarda Capability Building on Innovative Leadership for Legislative Staff Closing Ceremony (December 17, 2020)

December 22, 2020

Message of Deputy Speaker and Antique Lone District Representative Loren Legarda
Capability Building on Innovative Leadership for Legislative Staff (CBILLS) Closing Ceremony
(December 17, 2020) 
 
Good morning. 
To the Senate and House of Representatives officials; Senate Deputy Secretary for Administration and Financial Services Atty. Arnel Jose Bañas; House of Representatives Secretary General Mark Llandro Mendoza; House Deputy Secretary General Ramon Ricardo Roque; to the officials and staff from the Development Academy of the Philippines, President and CEO Atty. Engelbert Caronan Jr.; Senior Vice-President […]

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Message of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda Antique Provincial MSME Year-end Assessment (December 11, 2020)

December 22, 2020

Message of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda Antique Provincial MSME Year-end Assessment (December 11, 2020)
 
It is my privilege and pleasure to be part of this event. 
As we pursue the pathway that will bring the Philippine economy to greater heights, we cannot deny the fact that the role of MSMEs in our society has continuously evolved along with the progress we achieved. 
I believe that if we continue to capacitate our MSMEs as part of the overall strategy on economic development, providing them […]

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Inspirational Message of Deputy Speaker and Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda DTI Online Slingshot (December 08, 2020)

December 22, 2020

Inspirational Message of Deputy Speaker and Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda
8 December 2020/ Online Slingshot 2020 (DTI)
 
It is my honor to welcome everyone to this year’s Online Slingshot event. I always look forward to events that gather MSMEs and start-ups, as they remind me of two advocacies that are close to my heart: the richness of our culture and the development of our local enterprises.  While we work all year round to promote and advance both advocacies, I cannot help but feel […]

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Message of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda Ecosummit 2020 (December 12, 2020)

December 22, 2020

ECOSUMMIT 2020:
THE 1ST NATIONAL YOUTH ENVIRONMENTAL FORUM
On Climate Action and Accountability: The Journey towards
Environmental Justice
12 December 2020
Zoom Digital Meeting Platform

Good afternoon. 
To Fr. Joel Tabora, Ateneo de Davao University President; Ms. Theresa Salaver Eliab, Director of Office of the Student Affairs; Administrators of Ateneo de Davao; fellow House Representative Edgar Chatto; resource speakers and guests; Ms. Samantha Claire Cayona, Lead Convenor of Ecosummit 2020;  Technical Working Group of Ecosummit; Officers of the SAMAHAN Central Board; and to all our Ecosummit Delegates, […]

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