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Legarda Lauds Antique for Receiving Seal of Good Local Governance

November 8, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda lauded the local government of her home province of Antique, led by Governor Rhodora Cadiao, for receiving the Department of the Interior and Local Government’s (DILG) 2018 Seal of Good Local Governance.

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Inday Loren Reminds Antiqueños to Prepare for Earthquakes

November 5, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda today expressed concern over the safety of her kasimanwas after a magnitude 4.7 earthquake jolted the province at 7:45am on Monday. The epicenter was located at the province’s capital, San Jose de Buenavista, but was also felt in neighboring towns, including Iloilo City.

A minute later, another earthquake with magnitude 4.0 hit Sibunag, Guimaras, and was followed a few hours later by a 4.8 magnitude earthquake in Guimbal, Iloilo province.

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Legarda Urges Community-Based Early Warning Systems to Reduce Losses from Tsunamis and Disasters

November 4, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda today called on national and local officials to implement community-based early warning systems and other disaster risk reduction measures to save lives and mitigate damages from tsunamis and other disasters.

 

Legarda, Global Champion for Resilience of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), made the statement on World Tsunami Awareness Day, November 5, which aligns this year with the International Day for Disaster Reduction and the Sendai Seven Campaign focusing on Target “C” of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction aimed at reducing direct disaster economic loss in relation to GDP.

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Inday Loren Relaunches ‘LOREN sa Bawat Barangay’ in Antique

November 3, 2018

Senator “Inday Loren” Legarda has relaunched her “LOREN sa Bawat Barangay” project in her home province of Antique, featuring more and improved services.

LOREN, which means Livelihood Opportunities to Raise Employment Nationwide, was introduced by Legarda when she first ran during the 1998 senatorial elections, which she topped. Its aim is to consult various sectors of society and concerned local government agencies on how to create more employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for the people.

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Dayaw Features the Bugkalot of Nueva Vizcaya  

October 31, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda invites everyone to watch the second episode of Dayaw Season 6: Agos on Thursday, November 1, 6:30 pm, on the ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC), with livestreaming on abs-cbnnews.com/live and on ANC’s Facebook page.

The second episode, “A Tribe, A River, A Dam”, features the rivers and dams of Nueva Vizcaya to explore the culture of the Bugkalot tribe, and delve into their history as nomadic farmers, fishermen, warriors and headhunters to find out what aspects of their culture are still being practiced today.  

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ERB Upholds Legarda’s Transfer of Registration to Pandan, Antique

October 31, 2018

The Election Registration Board (ERB) of Pandan, Antique has upheld the transfer of voter registration of Senator Loren Legarda in Barangay Mag-aba, Pandan, Antique, declaring oppositions as “baseless and premature.”

On Wednesday, Legarda received the decision of the ERB Antique denying the oppositions filed by Atty. Robin P. Rubinos, Arnold Z. Sastrado, Erlinda C. Roquero and Felixberta B. Gumboc.

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ERB Upholds Legarda’s Transfer of Registration to Pandan, Antique

October 31, 2018

The Election Registration Board (ERB) of the Province of Antique has upheld the transfer of voter registration of Senator Loren Legarda in Pandan, Antique, declaring oppositions as “baseless and premature.”

 

On Wednesday, Legarda received the decision of the ERB Antique denying the oppositions filed by Atty. Robin P. Rubinos, Arnold Z. Sastrado, Erlinda C. Roquero and Felixberta B. Gumboc.

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Inday Loren Encourages Antiqueño Youth to Value Education

October 30, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda has called on the youth of Antique to put in high regard the value of education and seize the opportunity to get a degree for free.

 

“As the year is about to end, state universities and colleges (SUCs), local state universities and colleges (LUCs), and state-run technical vocational institutions (TVIs) are starting to initiate entrance exams to college education. With Php40 Billion allocated for free college education nationwide, all Filipino college students may now avail of free tuition in all SUCs, LUCs, TVIs,” Legarda said.

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Inday Loren: We Will Uplift Antique Thru Education, Healthcare, Livelihood

October 28, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda has declared her programs for her home province of Antique, saying that she will focus on giving Antiqueños access to quality education and healthcare, as well as more livelihood opportunities.

Inday Loren, a three-term senator who is running for representative of the lone district of Antique, made the statement as she led the turnover of her various projects for the province during a ceremony on Friday attended by more than 3,000 Antiqueños at the Binirayan Sports Complex in San Jose.

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Legarda Celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Month with Dayaw Season 6, Nat’l Arts and Crafts Fair

October 25, 2018

In celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Month this October, Senator Loren Legarda enjoins everyone to watch today the sixth season of Dayaw and to visit the second edition of the 2018 National Arts and Crafts Fair (NACF).

The NACF opens today, October 25 until Sunday, October 28, at Megatrade Halls 1-3, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City. It features 260 booths of local artisans and schools of living traditions (SLTs) representing all regions in the country. All 18 municipalities of Antique, Legarda’s home province, are also represented.

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