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PRIVILEGE SPEECH Hon. Speaker Loren Legarda Deputy Speaker Representative, Lone District of Antique House of Representatives United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration and Climate Adaptation Summit

January 25, 2021

Mr. Speaker, distinguished colleagues in Congress, my beloved fellow Filipinos:
I address this humble chamber in recognition of a planet that is fast declining, as record highs of global warming, worsening effects of climate change, and economic shocks from this pandemic set us back to achieve our goals on sustainable and resilient development.
 Our planet has been sick for more than a century and half, which started when we began to burn fossil fuels that released harmful greenhouse gas emissions. This […]

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Statement of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda IRENA Legislators Forum Session 1 Panel Discussion: Renewable Energy as an enabler to rebuild better after COVID-19 13 January 2021

January 14, 2021

Thank you for this opportunity to be with colleagues in this Legislators Forum of theInternational Renewable Energy Agency, in partnership with the Global Renewables Congress.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought out the sobering reality that the world is not as advanced, prosperous and as resilient as we thought it to be. We have realized that our societies and economic systems are fragile, and that we are only as strong as our most vulnerable.
The only way forward is to heed science and […]

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Message of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda Turnover of Pineapple Fiber Extraction Facility in Balete, Aklan (December 17, 2020)

December 23, 2020

Isang mapagpalang umaga sa ating lahat.  
Natitipon tayong lahat sa araw na ito upang pasinayaan ang pineapple fiber extraction facility dito sa Balete, Aklan, isang pasilidad na malaki ang maiaambag sa pagunlad ng ating industriya ng paghahabi dito sa ating rehiyon. 
Ang paghahabi ay isa sa mga tradisyon na madalas ay naisasantabi dala na kinakakitaan ito ng kakulangan ng importansya. Ngunit para sa inyong lingkod, kinakailangan natin ito sapagkat sa mga maliliit na mga komunidad, ang maliit na negosyo ng paghahabi ay […]

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MESSAGE OF DEPUTY SPEAKER LOREN LEGARDA TAKING CARE OF OURSELVES: ART AND COMMUNITY (DECEMBER 19, 2020)

 

December 22, 2020
MESSAGE OF DEPUTY SPEAKER LOREN LEGARDA  TAKING CARE OF OURSELVES: ART AND COMMUNITY  DECEMBER 19, 2020  Good afternoon to our participants attending this afternoon.   Foremost, I wish to note how important and timely this talk is for many of us as it addresses many concerns.   It is a privilege for many to live in a time where our entire well-being is discussed, analyzed, and prioritized. There used to be a stigma when you hear that a person is being anxious or undergoing mental challenges. Instead [...]

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Message of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda DOLE Region 9 PESO Year-End Performance Assessment, Planning Sessions and Awarding Ceremony (December 16, 2020)

 

December 22, 2020
Message of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda DOLE Region 9 PESO Year-End Performance Assessment, Planning Sessions and Awarding Ceremony (December 16, 2020)    Good afternoon. Allow me first to greet our guests and participants for the DOLE Region 9 PESO Year-End Performance Assessment, Planning Sessions and Awarding Ceremony: Atty. Roy L. Buenafe, OIC-Regional Director, DOLE Region 9

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Message of Deputy Speaker and Antique Lone District Representative Loren Legarda Capability Building on Innovative Leadership for Legislative Staff Closing Ceremony (December 17, 2020)

Message of Deputy Speaker and Antique Lone District Representative Loren Legarda Capability Building on Innovative Leadership for Legislative Staff (CBILLS) Closing Ceremony (December 17, 2020)    Good morning.  To the Senate and House of Representatives officials

December 22, 2020
Senate Deputy Secretary for Administration and Financial Services Atty. Arnel Jose Bañas

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Message of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda Antique Provincial MSME Year-end Assessment (December 11, 2020)

Message of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda Antique Provincial MSME Year-end Assessment (December 11, 2020)  

December 22, 2020
It is my privilege and pleasure to be part of this event.  As we pursue the pathway that will bring the Philippine economy to greater heights, we cannot deny the fact that the role of MSMEs in our society has continuously evolved along with the progress we achieved.  I believe that if we continue to capacitate our MSMEs as part of the overall strategy on economic development, providing them [...]

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Inspirational Message of Deputy Speaker and Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda DTI Online Slingshot (December 08, 2020)

Inspirational Message of Deputy Speaker and Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda
8 December 2020/ Online Slingshot 2020 (DTI)  

December 22, 2020
It is my honor to welcome everyone to this year’s Online Slingshot event. I always look forward to events that gather MSMEs and start-ups, as they remind me of two advocacies that are close to my heart: the richness of our culture and the development of our local enterprises.  While we work all year round to promote and advance both advocacies, I cannot help but feel [...]

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Message of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda Ecosummit 2020 (December 12, 2020)

ECOSUMMIT 2020: THE 1ST NATIONAL YOUTH ENVIRONMENTAL FORUM On Climate Action and Accountability: The Journey towards Environmental Justice 12 December 2020 Zoom Digital Meeting Platform Good afternoon.  To Fr. Joel Tabora, Ateneo de Davao University President

December 22, 2020
Ms. Theresa Salaver Eliab, Director of Office of the Student Affairs

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Message of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda 87th Founding Anniversary of the National Research Council of the Philippines (December 10, 2020)

Message of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda 87th Founding Anniversary NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL OF THE PHILIPPINES Department of Science and Technology  

December 22, 2020
Theme: Affirming the Mandate of the NRCP in the New Normal December 10, 2020  DOST Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña, DOST Undersecretary for Research &

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