Legarda lauds PH participation at Ambiente trade show in Germany

January 29, 2024

Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda lauded DESIGNPhilippines as a beautiful way to highlight Filipino artisanship and creativity as it opened its exhibit at the leading European trade show Ambiente in Messe Frankfurt, Germany, on January 26.
Legarda, regarded as a legislative champion of Filipino craftsmanship, supported the endeavor anew.
“We wish success to the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM), an attached corporation of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), as the biggest delegation of the country has […]

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Legarda urges Filipinos to embody the legacy of the First PH Republic

January 25, 2024

As the country commemorated the 125th Anniversary of the First Philippine Republic on January 23, 2024, Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda emphasized the importance of upholding the idealism of this historic event that helped change the country’s progress after more than a century, urging Filipinos to look at it as a burning and undying symbol of democracy across the nation.
In her privilege speech on January 24, Legarda underscored the commemoration as a way to relive the lessons of the […]

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Love of country vital in nation-building — Legarda

January 23, 2024

Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda pushed for Filipinos to espouse a deep sense of love of country as the nation celebrates the 125th anniversary of the inauguration of the First Philippine Republic.

Attending the celebrations inside the historic Barasoain Church in Malolos, Bulacan, Legarda said Filipinos should bear the same aspirations the members of the First Republic had in 1899.

“Bagama’t 125 na taon na ang makalipas buhat nang maitatag ang Unang Republika, nananatiling sariwa ang kanilang adhikain upang mabigyan […]

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Legarda opens Pinyapel Pulp exhibit in the Senate

January 22, 2024

Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda led the opening of the Pinyapel Special Setting exhibit, which will run from January 22 to 25 at the Senate building’s second floor lobby in Pasay City.
Her office, along with the Design Center of the Philippines (DCP), partnered with the aim to optimize the potential of agricultural waste and overlook resources as raw materials through innovative design and continuous research.
“This endeavor not only raises the bar for the design and value of Philippine products […]

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Legarda urges preparedness amid ongoing El Niño threat

January 19, 2024

Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda urges the public to remain prepared as the country continues to experience the effects of the ongoing strong El Niño.

According to the latest official advisory from the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), the ongoing El Niño has led to way below-normal rainfall conditions, or greater than 60% rainfall reduction from the normal.

This could bring dry spells and droughts in most parts of Luzon and the Visayas, Northern Mindanao, Bangsamoro Autonomous Region […]

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