May 29, 2023
Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda presided over the Subcommittee on Economic Affairs’ joint hearing with the Committees on Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change, and Finance, focused on two significant bills: the Philippine Ecosystem and Natural Capital Accounting System (PENCAS) bill and the Blue Economy bill.
May 29, 2023
“I could say this is probably the best time to institute this commonsensical approach to managing our national patrimony, but the truly best time would have been when I first filed the Philippine Economic, […]
May 26, 2023
Senate President Pro Tempore
Loren B. Legarda
Subcommittee on Economic Affairs
Senator Padilla Room and via Cisco Webex
29 May 2023, 9:00 A.M.
THE HEARING OF THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS, JOINT WITH THE COMMITTEES ON ENVIRONMENT, NATURAL RESOURCES AND CLIMATE CHANGE; AND FINANCE IS HEREBY CALLED TO ORDER.
Isang luntiang umaga po sa ating lahat!
I could say this is probably the best time to institute this commonsensical approach to managing our national patrimony, but the truly best time […]
Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda took a crucial step towards digital inclusivity for Filipino students by spearheading the installation of Starlink Internet at Lacaron Integrated School in Sibalom, Antique.
May 25, 2023
This initiative made possible through Legarda’s support, aims to bridge the digital divide and revolutionize internet access in the Philippines, starting with her home province.
Lacaron Integrated School, a vital educational institution serving students from Sibalom and Belison municipalities, faced challenges due to its remote location in a hilly and upland area.
Speech of Senate President Pro-Tempore Loren Legarda
May 25, 2023
2023 National Geographical Indications Forum
I would like to commend the good men and women of our Intellectual Property Office for finally coming out with rules and regulations for Geographical Indications, which are protected under the Trademarks section of the Intellectual Property Code of 1997. It was honor to be invited as the Keynote Speaker at the 2023 National Forum on Geographical Indications on May 22, 2023.
I have also had to work with the Department […]
Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda lauded the move to reinforce rules and regulations safeguarding geographical indications (GIs) in the country, potentially giving Filipino-made products a significant advantage toward economic and social development through responsible use of the intellectual property system.
“These new regulations issued by the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) are therefore a welcome development. While it cannot be expected to resolve past controversies or halt attempts at cultural appropriation, it is a very good step toward this end,” Legarda […]