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Legarda: Skills Devt is Key to Poverty Alleviation

August 5, 2020

Deputy Speaker and Lone District of Antique Representative Loren Legarda continues to uplift the lives of many Antiqueños by ensuring that programs of the national government continue to reach the province and benefit her kasimanwa.
 
Among these programs are the Barangay Kabuhayan Skills Training Program (BKSTP), Training for Work Scholarship Program (TWSP), and Special Training for Employment Program (STEP), all under the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) benefitting over 10,000 Antiqueño trainees since 2016.
 
To further provide the province with […]

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Legarda: Innovation and Competitiveness should be mainstreamed through the Philippine Innovation Act

August 3, 2020

As the principal author of the Philippine Innovation Act, Deputy Speaker and Antique Lone District Representative Loren Legarda expressed that innovation and competitiveness should be mainstreamed as vital components of the country’s national development and sustainable economic growth.

“Innovation is a vital component of the country’s development policies. Thus, we have to mainstream innovation and competitiveness in all government programs. If implemented properly, this will help bolster active micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), produce a highly skilled workforce, and promote competitiveness through the use and adoption of technological advancements in our different industries and sectors,” Legarda said.

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Youth-led Climate Activism Featured in “Stories for a Better Normal” Series

August 3, 2020

For the 11th episode of “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Pathways,” with the topic on “Youth Climate Activism,” House Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, together with fellow Pinoy Climate Reality Leaders, underscored the critical role of the youth in climate action and shared their insights and experiences on how they are leading climate initiatives before and during this pandemic.
Featured in last Thursday’s episode were youth Climate Reality Leaders Ms. Christine Paula Bernasor, Project Manager and Experience Designer from […]

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Filipino Compassion Highlighted in the Third Episode of Road to 500

August 3, 2020

For the third episode of Road to 500, with the theme “Humanity in the Filipino”, House Deputy Speaker and Antique Lone District Representative Loren Legarda, together with Professor Xiao Chua and Ms. Kinna Kwan, will feature and discuss the government’s efforts for the upcoming 500th anniversary of the Victory at Mactan and related events in 2021, focusing on historical events that happened in Guiuan, Eastern Samar.
The third episode will air tomorrow, August 4, 2020, 10:00 AM via Facebook Live at […]

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Unleashing Antique’s Golden Age

August 3, 2020

Antique is not only favored with rich cultural heritage, fascinating historical background and astonishing environmental landscape. It is also blessed with a leader who listens to the people and is willing to go the extra mile for them. Antique’s way to progress is unstoppable. Its new age has begun as the rising star of Panay, of the country. Because of Loren, the world will soon learn about the beauty and abundance of Antique and its people.

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Legarda Joins the Filipino Muslim Community in celebration of Eidul Adha

July 31, 2020

Deputy Speaker and Representative of the Lone of District of Antique expressed solidarity with Filipino Muslims as she encouraged everyone, regardless of religion or belief, to share in the celebration of the Muslim Feast of Sacrifice or the Eidul Adha.

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Antique Fisherfolk Receives Additional Livelihood

July 29, 2020

Fisherfolk of Antique received today various fishery projects from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Provincial Office through the initiative of Deputy Speaker and Representative of the Lone District of Antique Loren Legarda.

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Youth Climate Activism in 11th Episode of “Stories for a Better Normal”

July 29, 2020

For the 11th episode of “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Pathways,” Pinoy Climate Reality Leaders including House Deputy Speaker and Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda will gather for a special episode on “Youth Climate Activism” and discuss how youth leaders are driving and sustaining their climate initiatives, even during the pandemic.
Climate Reality Leaders are individuals from diverse backgrounds and fields of discipline who have undergone the training of The Climate Reality Project (TCRP), which is founded by former […]

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Legarda Wears with Pride Antique’s Patadyong at SONA 2020

July 27, 2020

To convey her pride and unwavering support for Antique’s culture, tradition, and livelihood, Deputy Speaker and Representative of the Lone District of Antique wore the famous handwoven patadyong with pinilian design during the 5th State of Nation Address of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte.
Patadyong weaving is part of Antique’s age-old tradition and has been one of Antiqueño’s source of income and livelihood. The Bagtason weavers from the town of Bugasong in the Province of Antique are well-known for weaving the patadyong […]

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P.A. Talk Episode 2 highlights Participation of Local Communities in Protected Area Management

July 22, 2020

In the second episode of PA Talk: Protected Areas for a Protected Future, Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, together with DENR Assistant Secretary and head of the Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB) Ricardo Calderon, will bring viewers to the protected areas in the provinces of Antique, Bataan, Bukidnon, Quezon, Samar, Northern Samar, Eastern Samar and Zamboanga.
For this episode, the featured PAs include three large sites and three small ones. The discussion will introduce viewers to the communities that are living in, relying […]

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