“After the resounding success of the first permanent textile galleries in the country which we launched last May, we are now going beyond promoting awareness about our traditional arts and crafts. We are opening doors of opportunities for weaving communities and Schools of Living Traditions (SLTs) through the HIBLA Pavilion, and generating greater patronage for cultural enterprises and creative industries of our indigenous peoples,”Read More
“Our teachers are primarily the second parents of our children. But they have fulfilled other roles in our society. Our teachers are the most reliable and dedicated public servants. They are being constantly called upon by officials of the local and national government to assist in various civic activities which contribute to the welfare of the community and the country, most notable of which is when they perform their functions during election period, and assist the National Statistics Office in gathering data even in the remotest places,”Read More
IN LIGHT OF THE HEAVY RAINS BROUGHT ABOUT BY TYPHOON MARCE, SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY REMINDED LOCAL COMMUNITIES THAT THEY ARE THE FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE AGAINST WIDESPREAD FLOODING IN METRO MANILA, AND URGED THE HEIGHTENED IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ECOLOGICAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT OF 2000.
“Heavy rainfall does not need to result in the extreme inconveniences we experience today. Communities, made up of vigilant and proactive individuals, can and should implement the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000 […]
“I believe that the target for the 2015 Millennium Development Goals is within arm’s reach for as long as we develop a concerted front against premature deaths brought about by lack of information or apathy,”Read More
“I am accepting the personal invitation of the President to be part of the LP coalition as the NPC nominee in the slate because of the need for principled cooperation among leaders. I share the values of pro-inclusive growth, pro-people, pro-poor, pro-environment, pro-good governance, pro-women and pro-resilient development principles in our governance. I want to see genuine development aspirations to be felt by the people, a development agenda that transcends political boundaries. The present administration, in the next three years, has the capacity to achieve the development gains that the people deserve. Every working day of the remaining years of the Aquino administration counts and I trust that this cooperation will allow us to advance our shared advocacies with a sense of urgency,”Read More