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Legarda Pushes for New Normal Bill Passage

May 18, 2020

Deputy Speaker and Antique Representative Loren Legarda pushed for the immediate passage of House Bill No. 6623 or the New Normal for the Workplace and Public Spaces Act of 2020, which was earlier filed on April 27, 2020.
Legarda, together with House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, Majority Leader Ferdinand Romualdez, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund Villafuerte, Deputy Speaker Paolo Duterte, Representative Eric Go Yap, Rep. Lorenz Defensor, and Rep. Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado, are principal authors of the proposed measure.
Legarda said that the […]

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Legarda: “Everyone Can Lead Sustainable Lives at Home”

May 14, 2020

To inspire individuals, households, and communities to adopt sustainable practices for a better normal in light of the pandemic and climate crisis, Deputy Speaker and Antique Representative Loren Legarda held her first online discussion of the series “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Pathways,” a virtual conversation on COVID-19 and the climate emergency.
The series is a partnership with the Climate Change Commission (CCC), with support from the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC), The Climate Reality Project-Philippines, […]

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Legarda Launches Online Series “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Pathways”

May 13, 2020

Deputy Speaker and Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda announced today the launch of “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Pathways,” an online discussion that will reflect on the COVID-19 pandemic and climate crisis.
The series, a partnership with the Climate Change Commission (CCC), will delve into ways on how Filipino families and communities can prepare for a better normal and lead sustainable lives in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The first episode will be on May 14, Thursday, at 10:00 a.m., […]

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Legarda Lauds Banking Circular on Sustainable Finance

May 6, 2020

House Deputy Speaker and Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda today commended and expressed support to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) in promulgating the Sustainable Finance Framework, contained in BSP Circular No. 1085, s. 2020, stating that the framework will help advance the country’s growth towards a greener and more sustainable development path.
The Circular was issued following approval by the Monetary Board (through Resolution No. 415, March 19, 2020) of a sustainable finance policy framework that sets out expectations on the […]

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Legarda Congratulates Antiqueño Bar Passers

May 4, 2020

Deputy Speaker and Antique Lone District Representative Loren Legarda sends her warmest congratulations to the new Antiqueño lawyers who passed the Philippine Bar Examinations, held last November 2019. These are:
– Atty. Dawna Fya O. Bandiola who is the Top 4 of the 2019 Bar Examinations, from Brgy. Bagongbayan, Laua-an;
– Atty. James M. Victoriano from Brgy. Bugo, San Remigio;
– Atty. Herrnalie D. Alagos from Brgy. Centro Poblacion, Culasi;
– Atty. Raemman M. Lagrada from Brgy. Poblacion 3, Hamtic;
– Atty. Jessa Carmela C. […]

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Legarda lauds frontliners and workers on Labor Day amid Covid-19 crisis

May 2, 2020

Deputy Speaker and Antique Lone District Representative Loren Legarda lauds the doctors, nurses, health workers, health frontliners, farmers, fisherfolks and food producers, police and security personnel, even the sacadas of Antique who work elsewhere, the ofws, the dedicated government workers, those who tirelessly work in the frontlines during this crisis, as the country celebrated Labor Day on May 1.
“I salute our frontliners, doctors, nurses, PNP and AFP personnel in the border checkpoints, Municipal Health Officers, and Barangay Health Workers who […]

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Various assistance for Antiqueños amid Covid-19 crisis Continues – Legarda

April 30, 2020

Deputy Speaker and Antique Representative Loren Legarda continues to provide assistance to her Kasimanwa amid the Covid-19 crisis.
Legarda assures that aside from the Social Amelioration Program (SAP), the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) AICS and Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) TUPAD Program are still ongoing to cater to the needs of the Antiqueños amid Covid-19 crisis.
The AICS or Assistance to Crisis in Individual Situation is intended for medical, burial, transportation, and medical assistance. Due to the Enhanced […]

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LOREN MOURNS PASSING OF SEC JIMENEZ

April 27, 2020

Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda today expressed her sorrow and condolences to the family of former Department of Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez, Jr., who passed away at the age of 64.
“Secretary Jimenez is a great loss for the Filipino people. His vibrant personality, love of country and his proactive vision very much shaped our country’s tourism sector,” Legarda said.
“Apart from working with Secretary Mon several years ago, I was also a friend to him and his late wife, Abby. Both of […]

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Social Pension for Antiqueño senior citizens released amid Covid-19 crisis

April 27, 2020

Up to 40,440 senior citizens in Antique will receive their social pension as the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) released the amount of P121,320,000 last week. This release has been done in line with the Special Guidelines on the Provision of Social Measures by the DSWD to the Affected Residents of the Areas Under Community Quarantine and Continuation of the Implementation of the Social Pension for Indigent Senior Citizens and the Supplementary Feeding Programs.
As the principal author of […]

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Assistance for Antiqueños amid COVID-19 crisis Continues- Legarda

April 24, 2020

Deputy Speaker and Antique Representative Loren Legarda assures that assistance for her fellow kasimanwa is overflowing amid the COVID-19 crisis. Aside from the Social Amelioration Program (SAP), the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) AICS and Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) TUPAD Program are still ongoing to cater to the needs of the Antiqueños amid Covid-19 crisis.
The AICS or Assistance to Crisis in Individual Situation is intended for medical, burial, transportation, and medical assistance. Due to the Enhanced […]

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