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(Co-author) House Bill No. 6816 – Financial Institutions Strategic Transfer Act

October 5, 2020

AN ACT ENSURING PHILIPPINE FINANCIAL INDUSTRY RESILIENCY AGAINST THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
DATE FILED: 2020-05-26
SIGNIFICANCE: NATIONAL
Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-02, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-03 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-03
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/third_18/HBT6816.pdf

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(Co-author) House Bill No. 6815 – Accelerated Recovery And Investments Stimulus For The Economy Of The Philippines or ARISE Philippines Act

October 5, 2020

AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ECONOMIC STIMULUS STRATEGY FOR THE COUNTRY’S GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE AFTERMATH OF COVID-19, AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR
DATE FILED : 2020-05-26
SIGNIFICANCE: NATIONAL
Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-04, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-08 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-08
HB 6815:
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/third_18/HBT6815.pdf

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(Co-author) House Bill Bo. 6709 – An Act Establishing A COVID-19 Unemployment Reduction Economic Stimulus (Cures) Fund And Instituting Mechanisms For The Implementation Thereof And Appropriating Funds Therefor

October 5, 2020

HB06709
AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COVID-19 UNEMPLOYMENT REDUCTION ECONOMIC STIMULUS (CURES) FUND AND INSTITUTING MECHANISMS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION THEREOF AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
DATE FILED: 2020-05-11
SIGNIFICANCE: NATIONAL
HB 6709:
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/basic_18/HB06709.pdf
Bill Status: Substituted by HB06920
 
HB06920
AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COVID-19 UNEMPLOYMENT REDUCTION ECONOMIC STIMULUS (CURES) FUND AND INSTITUTING MECHANISMS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION THEREOF AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
HB 6920:
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/third_18/HBT6920.pdf
Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-05, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-08 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-08
 

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House Bill No. 6623 – An Act Establishing Policies And Regulations For The New Normal For The Workplace And Public Spaces And Instituting Penalties For Violations Thereof

October 5, 2020

House Bill/Resolution NO. HB06623
AN ACT ESTABLISHING POLICIES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE NEW NORMAL FOR THE WORKPLACE AND PUBLIC SPACES AND INSTITUTING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF
DATE FILED: 2020-04-27
SIGNIFICANCE: NATIONAL
HB 6623:
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/basic_18/HB06623.pdf
Bill Status: Substituted by HB06864
House Bill/Resolution NO. HB06864: AN ACT ESTABLISHING POLICIES, REGULATIONS, AND PUBLIC HEALTH SAFEGUARDS FOR THE BETTER NORMAL IN THE WORKPLACE, PUBLIC PLACES AND COMMUNITIES TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE RECOVERY FROM COVID-19 PANDEMIC
HB 6864:
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/third_18/HBT6864.pdf
Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-10, transmitted to the Senate on […]

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“Environment and its Impact on National Security” E-MNSA Lecture | 03 October 2020

October 5, 2020

Good morning to all of you. First of all, allow me to extend my gratitude to NDCP for inviting me to address you today on a very important aspect of national security: the environment.
This Executive Master in National Security Administration (E-MNSA) program takes place against the backdrop of global disruptions challenging our nation.
The Covid-19 pandemic and the prevailing climate crisis are both rooted in the abusive global economic system currently in place—a system that is reliant on unsustainable consumption and […]

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Message of Deputy Speaker and Antique Lone District Representative Loren Legarda World Teachers’ Day October 5, 2020

October 5, 2020

As the international community celebrates the World Teachers’ Day, I would like to laud the significant role of Filipino teachers as nation builders.
Our teachers have an indispensable role in nation building and national development. Considered as the second parents of our children, teachers have a pivotal role in honing the minds and characters of the Filipino youth. The dedication and competence of our teachers are one of the factors influencing the quality and capability of our future public servants, professionals, […]

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Message of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda Signing of the Deed of Donation and Ceremonial Groundbreaking of UP Extension Campus in Antique 04 October 2020

October 4, 2020

Good morning!  Allow me to greet the officials of UP Visayas: Chancellor Ricardo Babaran, Vice Chancellor for Planning and Development Martin Genodepa, Vice Chancellor for Administration Mary Anne Gumban, Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension Rolly Fuentes, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Gay Defiesta, Dean Ramer Bautista of the School of Technology, Dean Ma. Severa Fe Katalbas of the College of Arts and Sciences, Dean Arthur Barrido of the College of Management, Dean Encarnacion Emelia Yap of the College of […]

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Legarda Calls for More Investments in Poverty Alleviation and Human Capital

October 1, 2020

Citing recent studies on poverty, hunger alleviation, and human capital, House Deputy Speaker and Antique Representative Loren Legarda called for more equalization of the budgets across departments in order to improve the welfare and capability of the Filipino people to cope with the challenges due to the pandemic and climate crisis.
Legarda said that a study by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) released in August 2020 reported that with just a 10% decline in incomes, up to 5.5 million […]

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Message of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda Education Capability Seminars for the Department of Education Supervisors of Antique

September 29, 2020

At the outset, allow me to extend my warmest greetings to all the Officers of the Schools Division of Antique led by Mrs. Lisa Beriong and the District Supervisors of Antique who have been chosen to attend this seminar, organized by the Development Academy of the Philippines through the Center for Governance – Operations Management Office. 
I am particularly pleased that this seminar, turned webinar, is finally implemented.  This is part of the capability building program that I funded when I […]

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Support and patronize local and indigenous textile weaving industry – textile experts

September 29, 2020

Indigenous textile experts shared knowledge on culture-based livelihoods such as traditional weaving and crafts during the 19th episode of “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Change Pathways,” with the topic “Weaving Resilience: Reviving Indigenous Textiles and Crafts.”
The first of this three-part episode which focused on promoting indigenous textiles and crafts also highlighted the impacts of COVID-19 on the indigenous weaving and crafts industry and ways to enhance its resilience.
The online conversation, hosted by House Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, […]

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