Legarda Files Bill to Protect Critical First 1,000 Days of Life

December 12, 2016

Senator Loren Legarda has filed a bill that will improve the health and life expectancy of Filipino children by giving prime concern on the first 1,000 days of a baby’s life.

“The first 1,000 days of a baby’s life, which covers the nine months of a mother’s pregnancy until a child’s second birthday, is the foundation of a person’s future health, intellectual development, and motor and social skills. Good nutrition for mothers and babies at pregnancy and infancy stage is therefore crucial to sustain a sturdy foundation for a child’s well being,” said Legarda in filing Senate Bill No. 1257.

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PHL Pavilion from Venice Biennale now on view at UP’s Vargas Museum

December 11, 2016

After a fine showing at the 56th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia in 2015, the Patrick Flores-curated “Tie A String Around The World” exhibit has come home.

“Tie a String” features the works of Manuel Conde, Carlos Francisco, Manny Montelibano, and Jose Tence Ruiz and will be on view at the Vargas Museum in the Univesity of the Philippines in Diliman until February 18, 2017.

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Markers of our city’s memory, chaos & hope

December 10, 2016

In a darkly lit room with a perfect grid floor, nine muhons begin the narrative of Manila’s architectural past, present and future. The first that one sees from the entrance is a glass-and-light sculpture that depicts the Pasig River winding its way across Manila. The light from it pierces the dark room with clarity, a kind of cleanliness that stands as a metaphor for the river of the past.

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From Venice to PHL: ‘Tie A String’ Exhibit Comes Home

December 9, 2016

The Philippines’ comeback pavilion in the 2015 Venice Art Biennale is home.

On December 9, 2016, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), and the Office of Senator Loren Legarda will open the homecoming of Tie A String Around The World – The Philippine Pavilion, which will be at the UP Vargas Museum, Diliman, Quezon City until February 18, 2017.

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Legarda: Dayaw Season 2 Ends in Style

December 7, 2016

Dayaw season 2 literally ends in style as the last episode explores the significance of materials used by indigenous peoples to adorn the body.

Senator Loren Legarda invites everyone to watch the season 2 finale, “Karangyaan – Celebrating the Body (part 2)” on December 8, 6:00 pm on the ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC) and ANC HD.

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