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Legarda Pushes for Strengthened Health Care System in Antique during National Hospital Week

August 10, 2020

In celebration of the National Hospital Week, Deputy Speaker and Lone District of Antique Representative Loren Legarda assured her kasimanwa that she will continue to provide Antiqueños with quality health care services and to address issues that affect their health and well-being.

“This health crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic calls for a stronger and more effective healthcare system. We have to continue to improve the health facilities in the province to ensure that Antiqueños have access to quality, safe, and affordable health services, especially by the indigents in our communities,” Legarda said.

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Cultural Renaissance, Legarda’s Priority for Antique Development

August 7, 2020

Recognizing the historical significance of the Old Capitol Building, Deputy Speaker and Lone District of Antique Representative Loren Legarda has spearheaded efforts to restore the Old Capitol Building, located in San Jose de Buenavista, the capital town of Antique.
Being a foremost advocate of arts and culture preservation, and a dangal ng haraya awardee of the ncca, Legarda envisioned the adaptive reuse and restoration of the said building.
“The Old Capitol Building was considered a presidencia, a colonial building that was refurbished, […]

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Legarda Supports DepEd and Schools in Antique

August 6, 2020

Deputy Speaker and Lone District of Antique Representative Loren Legarda aims to inculcate the Antiqueños with the importance of education by initiating the allocation of more resources for the educational needs of Antiqueño youth and children.
 
“Education is a fundamental right of every child. I have always believed that education is one of the most vital investments that the government should prioritize not only for the future of our youth, but also for the betterment of our nation. Giving the necessary […]

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Legarda: Skills Devt is Key to Poverty Alleviation

August 5, 2020

Deputy Speaker and Lone District of Antique Representative Loren Legarda continues to uplift the lives of many Antiqueños by ensuring that programs of the national government continue to reach the province and benefit her kasimanwa.
 
Among these programs are the Barangay Kabuhayan Skills Training Program (BKSTP), Training for Work Scholarship Program (TWSP), and Special Training for Employment Program (STEP), all under the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) benefitting over 10,000 Antiqueño trainees since 2016.
 
To further provide the province with […]

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Legarda: Innovation and Competitiveness should be mainstreamed through the Philippine Innovation Act

August 3, 2020

As the principal author of the Philippine Innovation Act, Deputy Speaker and Antique Lone District Representative Loren Legarda expressed that innovation and competitiveness should be mainstreamed as vital components of the country’s national development and sustainable economic growth.

“Innovation is a vital component of the country’s development policies. Thus, we have to mainstream innovation and competitiveness in all government programs. If implemented properly, this will help bolster active micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), produce a highly skilled workforce, and promote competitiveness through the use and adoption of technological advancements in our different industries and sectors,” Legarda said.

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Youth-led Climate Activism Featured in “Stories for a Better Normal” Series

August 3, 2020

For the 11th episode of “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Pathways,” with the topic on “Youth Climate Activism,” House Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, together with fellow Pinoy Climate Reality Leaders, underscored the critical role of the youth in climate action and shared their insights and experiences on how they are leading climate initiatives before and during this pandemic.
Featured in last Thursday’s episode were youth Climate Reality Leaders Ms. Christine Paula Bernasor, Project Manager and Experience Designer from […]

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Filipino Compassion Highlighted in the Third Episode of Road to 500

August 3, 2020

For the third episode of Road to 500, with the theme “Humanity in the Filipino”, House Deputy Speaker and Antique Lone District Representative Loren Legarda, together with Professor Xiao Chua and Ms. Kinna Kwan, will feature and discuss the government’s efforts for the upcoming 500th anniversary of the Victory at Mactan and related events in 2021, focusing on historical events that happened in Guiuan, Eastern Samar.
The third episode will air tomorrow, August 4, 2020, 10:00 AM via Facebook Live at […]

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Unleashing Antique’s Golden Age

August 3, 2020

Antique is not only favored with rich cultural heritage, fascinating historical background and astonishing environmental landscape. It is also blessed with a leader who listens to the people and is willing to go the extra mile for them. Antique’s way to progress is unstoppable. Its new age has begun as the rising star of Panay, of the country. Because of Loren, the world will soon learn about the beauty and abundance of Antique and its people.

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Legarda Joins the Filipino Muslim Community in celebration of Eidul Adha

July 31, 2020

Deputy Speaker and Representative of the Lone of District of Antique expressed solidarity with Filipino Muslims as she encouraged everyone, regardless of religion or belief, to share in the celebration of the Muslim Feast of Sacrifice or the Eidul Adha.

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Antique Fisherfolk Receives Additional Livelihood

July 29, 2020

Fisherfolk of Antique received today various fishery projects from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Provincial Office through the initiative of Deputy Speaker and Representative of the Lone District of Antique Loren Legarda.

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