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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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MESSAGE OF DEPUTY SPEAKER AND ANTIQUE LONE DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVE LOREN LEGARDA UNiTE-16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence November 27, 2020

December 1, 2020

A pleasant afternoon to all.
Two days ago, we joined the rest of the world in commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The Philippines has made great strides in enacting vital pieces of legislation to protect the rights and welfare of our women and children. Our efforts have resulted in the passage of the Anti-Violence Against Women and Children Act, Magna Carta of Women, Anti-Child Labor Law, the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act and its expanded […]

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Keynote Message of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda | Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) Global Parliamentarians Meeting: “Parliamentarians of Climate Threatened Nations Championing Planetary Prosperity”

Excellencies, Mr. BAN KI-MOON, Former United Nations Secretary-General

November 25, 2020
Fellow CVF Ambassadors, MOHAMED NASHEED and SABER CHOWDHURY

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Privilege Speech of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda On Typhoon Ulysses November 25, 2020

November 25, 2020

Mr. Speaker, distinguished colleagues in Congress:
I address this august chamber to speak on what I consider as the greatest humanitarian challenge of our lifetime, but one that has not been getting enough needed attention and action from all of us—the climate crisis.
Within the last month and just days apart from each other, three typhoons—Quinta, Rolly, and Ulysses—hit provinces in the Luzon and Visayas regions. Based on the latest reports by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), these […]

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Deputy Speaker and Antique Representative Loren Legarda Keynote Address Viva ExCon November 18, 2020/ 1:30 p.m.

November 18, 2020

At the outset, allow me to thank the organizers, who are gathered here today. Viva Excon is a Visayas-wide biennale, which has been running since 1990, and which seeks to provide a venue for meaningful interaction and dialogues for our talented artists, noted curators, scholars, students and arts and culture leaders and practitioners.
The COVID-19 pandemic, which has taken us all by surprise, caused substantial economic and social impact on the arts sector affecting the operations of most, if not all, […]

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OPENING REMARKS OF DEPUTY SPEAKER LOREN LEGARDA Tuesday, November 18, 2020 / 1st Hearing on Balik Probinsya Bills

November 17, 2020

Good morning to my fellow Members, and to the guests and resource persons representing the different government agencies today. 
As Chairperson of this Sub-Committee on New Normal, I would like to thank you all for joining this first hearing that we are conducting on the various bills pertaining to the Balik Probinsiya, Bagong Pag-asa Program of the national government.
Since early this year, we have been beset by uncertainties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.  We all have had to deal with […]

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Inspirational Message of Deputy Speaker and Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda
14 November 2020/ Panubli-on 2020

November 14, 2020

It is my honor to welcome everyone to this year’s Panubli-on, a regional trade fair that has been conducted since 2003. I always look forward to trade fairs, 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 excitement as we place once again the spotlight on our […]

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