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Official Statement of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda on the Passing of Former DENR Secretary Gina Lopez

August 19, 2019

Today, we all lost a dear, good friend. Gina championed the protection of the environment. She was passionate, courageous and she knew what her purpose was. She lived a life dedicated to saving and preserving the environment for the younger generations. She treaded the paths most will unlikely take. 

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Legarda Announces the Opening of Likha-an Exhibition

August 15, 2019

Deputy Speaker and Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda today proudly announced the opening of the Likha-an: Lunduyan ng Tradisyonal na Sining at Kultura on August 15, 2019, at Puerta Real Gardens, Intramuros, Manila.

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Legarda: Pangalagaan at Pagyamanin ang Wikang Nag-uugnay at Nagbubuklod sa Atin

August 12, 2019

Bilang pakikiisa sa pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wika ngayong Agosto, iginiit ni Deputy Speaker at Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda ang kahalagahan ng Wikang Filipino at mga katutubong wika sa Filipinas.

 

Ayon sa kanya, ang mga ito ang nag-uugnay at nagbubuklod sa atin at siyang susi sa kaunlaran, kapayapaan, at katarungan. Binigyang-diin din niya ang malaking papel na ginagampanan ng wika sa ating kasarinlan at kaakuhan.

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Legarda Urges Communities to Embrace Climate Adaptation

August 10, 2019

In line with the southwest monsoon affecting the entire Philippines, Deputy Speaker and Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda today urged local communities to implement measures to combat climate change and its effects.
Legarda, an environmental champion, said that local communities should learn to adapt to climate change as its effects are getting worse and damaging.

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Message of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda for 2019 Eidul Adha

August 10, 2019

Deputy Speaker and Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda is one with our Muslim brothers and sisters as they commemorate the Eidul Adha or “Feast of the Sacrifice” today.

 

Legarda, co-author of Republic Act No. 9849 or “An Act Declaring Eidul Adha a National Holiday”, encouraged everyone regardless of religion or belief to reflect on what this day truly means.

 

“I hope that this feast will continue to guide our Muslim brothers and sisters, as well as non-Muslim Filipinos, in living a life of faith and devotion, guided by mutual respect and understanding,” said Legarda.

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Legarda Seeks to Protect IP and Local Communities’ Conserved Areas

August 9, 2019

In line with the celebration of the Indigenous Peoples Day today, August 9, Deputy Speaker and Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda urged the passage of House Bill No. 639 or the Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Conserved Areas Act of 2019.

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Legarda Announces Opening of Hibla Travelling Exhibition in San Francisco, California

August 6, 2019

Deputy Speaker and Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda today proudly announced the opening of the Hibla ng Lahing Filipino Travelling Exhibition in San Francisco, California.

 

Titled “Piña-Seda: Pineapple and Silk Cloths from the Tropics,” the exhibition highlights piña-seda woven fabrics from the Philippines, including those handwoven by Anna India Dela Cruz and Nelia Rogano from Kalibo, Aklan and those embroidered by Salvador and Angela Yasoña from Lumban, Laguna.

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Legarda Leads Project Launching of CEST Project in Antique

August 1, 2019

Deputy Speaker and Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda today led the project launching of the Sibalom Technology and Livelihood Support Hub (TechnoHub) and Equipment Turnover in Sibalom, Antique.
The Sibalom TechnoHub is a program under the Department of Science and Technology’s Community Empowerment through Science and Technology (DOST-CEST) funded in 2017 through the former senator’s initiative. It specializes on the production of rice- and grains-based products, such as Rice Mongo Curls, Rice Mongo Crunchies, Rice Mongo Polvoron, and Rice Mongo Baby Food […]

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Legarda Renews Call to Action, Shares Practical Solutions to Stop Worsening Effects of Climate Change

July 24, 2019

Antique Congresswoman and environmental champion Loren Legarda today renewed her call to action to help stop the worsening impact of climate change before the leaders and experts of the ASEAN region during the ASEAN Ministerial Discussion on Clean Air, Health, and Climate, held at The Conservatory, The Peninsula Manila.

Legarda, a three-term senator who crafted landmark environmental laws such as the Clean Air Acr, Solid Waste Management Act, Renewable Energy Act, Climate Change Act, Clean Water Act, and Environmental Awareness Education Act, shared practical solutions to tackle climate change and air pollution.

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Legarda becomes first Antique Representative to become Deputy Speaker

July 23, 2019

Three-term Senator, now Congresswoman, Loren Legarda made history yet again for the province of Antique as she has been named yesterday one of the Deputy Speakers for the Eighteenth Congress. Legarda, who is the first Antique Representative to become Deputy Speaker, expressed her gratitude and excitement to her kasimanwas who serve as her inspiration and motivation.

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