May 28, 2012
“The wide difference in the SWS and LFS estimates is a significant concern since data and information like unemployment are critical in the crafting of labor market policies. Thus, there is a need to clarify these differences, particularly by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the National Statistics Office (NSO), for the policy makers and the public in general,”
May 24, 2012
THE ASSOCIATION FOR THE PREVENTION OF TORTURE (APT) WELCOMED THE PHILIPPINES’ ACCESSION TO THE OPTIONAL PROTOCOL TO THE CONVENTION AGAINST TORTURE (OPCAT) AND THANKED SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA, CHAIR OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS, FOR SPONSORING SENATE RESOLUTION 644 THAT LED TO THE APPROVAL OF THE TREATY.
May 23, 2012
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA, CHAIR OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON CULTURAL COMMUNITIES, TODAY ANNOUNCED THAT THE PHILIPPINES’ FIRST PERMANENT TEXTILE GALLERIES IN THE NATIONAL MUSEUM ARE NOW OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOLLOWING THE FORMAL INAUGURATION.
May 22, 2012
“We need to preserve and sustain traditional arts, crafts and local industries deeply ingrained in the Filipino culture. We have to support our culture bearers so they do not give up their crafts and instead encourage them to pass on their skills to the next generation,”
May 18, 2012
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA WILL LEAD TODAY (MAY 18, AT 6:00 PM) THE FORMAL INAUGURATION OF THE PHILIPPINES’ FIRST PERMANENT TEXTILE GALLERIES AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM AS THE COUNTRY OBSERVES NATIONAL HERITAGE MONTH.