December 30, 2014
MANILA, Philippines–Sen. Loren Legarda on Monday exhorted the public to preserve and appreciate the Philippines’ heritage, including Dr. Jose Rizal’s collection of textiles.
December 29, 2014
Legarda said Rizal, who opposed Spanish rule and was executed on Dec. 30, 1896, was himself part of the national heritage.
The country is marking the 118th anniversary of Rizal’s martyrdom Tuesday.
“Dr. Jose Rizal is an important figure in our history—his ideals, works and actions all form part of our rich heritage, which we must all strive to respect, […]
Senator Loren Legarda today renewed her call to respect and preserve the nation’s heritage as Filipinos commemorate Dr. Jose Rizal’s martyrdom on December 30.
December 26, 2014
Legarda said that the National Hero, who was one of the Filipinos who fought for the country’s independence, is among the country’s heritage.
“Dr. Jose Rizal is an important figure in our history—his ideals, works and actions all form part of our rich heritage which we must all strive to respect, protect and preserve,” she said.
The Senator stressed […]
Only a sustained information campaign on the evils of human trafficking and cyber pornography would help combat the illegal trade, according to Senator Loren Legarda.
December 22, 2014
As the principal sponsor of Republic Act No. 10364 or the Expanded Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act, Legarda called for a massive information and education campaign against all forms of human trafficking including cyber pornography.
“Technological advancements such as the Internet are supposed to make life easier and get things done faster. But […]
Senator Loren Legarda said that local government units (LGUs) could create more jobs through the implementation of Republic Act No. 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Law.
December 21, 2014
Legarda, principal author and sponsor of the law, made the statement during the recent hearing of the Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act which looked into the performance of relevant national agencies and LGUs with respect to RA 9003.
“By implementing the solid waste management law, San Fernando City […]
‘’My gift for you this Christmas is a gift for the soul.’’
Sen. Loren Legarda, chairperson of the Senate cultural communities, said this during a heritage mapping at the National Museum ‘’to promote Philippine heritage preservation’’ for her friends, her staff and members of the Senate media.
She also held a tour of the Hibla, Baybayin and Biodiversity exhibitions at the National Museum.
“My gift for you this Christmas is a gift for the soul. We can have Christmas parties here and […]