Senate Concurs in Ratification of AIIB Treaty

December 6, 2016

The Philippine Senate on Monday concurred in the ratification of the Articles of Agreement of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), said Senator Loren Legarda, who sponsored the Committee Report on the AIIB Treaty.

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Legarda Lauds LGUs for Successful Implementation of Climate Adaptation Programs

December 5, 2016

Senator Loren Legarda lauded the ten (10) winners of the inaugural Climate-Adaptive and Disaster-Resilient (CLAD) Awards for Cities and Municipalities for their exemplary programs, urging other local government units (LGUs) to adopt and replicate their best practices in order to strengthen community resilience to disasters and climate change.

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Sentro Rizal’s Expansion Will Boost Cultural Exchange, Cooperation with Other Countries – Legarda

December 3, 2016

Senator Loren Legarda commended the continued expansion of Sentro Rizal, saying that it is a great opportunity to promote cultural exchange among different countries, allowing the rest of the world to further understand and appreciate Filipino culture, arts and language.

Sentro Rizal (SR) is the international cultural arm of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA). It was recognized by virtue of Section 42 of Republic Act 10066 known as the National Cultural Heritage Act of 2009, which specifies a center “whose main purpose is the promotion of Philippine arts, culture and language throughout the world.”

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