March 15, 2023
Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda emphasized the important contributions that Filipino women are undertaking towards a more empowered community and a stronger nation through the use of modern technology as the country starts to build a more robust digital landscape.
March 14, 2023
Legarda made the statement during the ‘#Women2023: Women Forging the Digital Future’ organized by SPARK! Philippines, where she highlighted the essence of technology in promoting women’s active participation in shaping the Philippines’ future.
“There is no doubt that technology has significantly […]
CO-SPONSORSHIP SPEECH OF
March 10, 2023
SENATE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
Senate Bill No. 1594 under
Committee Report No. 14
“One Town, One Product (OTOP) Philippines Act of 2022”
Session Hall, Senate of the Philippines
08 March 2023
Mr. President, my dear colleagues, it is my honor to co-sponsor and principally author the bill creating the “One Town, One Product (OTOP) Philippines Act of 2022.”
In 2021, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) recorded a total of 1,080,810 business enterprises operating in the country. […]
Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda called on the concerned Senate committee, with the cooperation of all government agencies, to immediately conduct an inquiry on the environmental, health, and tourism impacts of the recent oil spill in Oriental Mindoro that left a widespread problem to many locals in the area and its neighboring provinces, including Antique, Legarda’s home province.
March 10, 2023
Legarda expressed concern over the serious detrimental effects of the recent environmental disaster on dozens of designated marine sanctuaries, including thousands of […]
Recognizing the importance of promoting innovation and excellence among local government units (LGUs) through innovative initiatives and programs, Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda honored the 10 winners of the 2022 Galing Pook Awards.
March 9, 2023
In her co-sponsorship speech, Legarda honored the awardees’ outstanding performace when it comes to innovation, resilience, sustainability, promotion of people’s participation, and efficiency of program service delivery, citing that these are all vital to good governance that leads to the country’s growth and development.
“I commend all the […]
Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda welcomed the launching of the eCongress, a secure digital legislative management system for the Congress of the Philippines, as she underscored the significance of constant collaboration, coordination, and sharing of knowledge, resources, and information amidst digital transformation.
The Concurrent Resolution creating the eCongress is geared towards improving, strengthening, and streamlining communications between the Senate and the House of Representatives with the help of digital technology.
It would enable both chambers of Congress to perform their functions […]