February 29, 2016
Tonight we are gathered to celebrate the profound creativity of the Filipino people.
From the music we select to accompany us in the daily grind of commuting, or the urban street art that speaks to us as we traverse the congested streets of the metro — the Filipino spirit of creativity is present.
February 26, 2016
We toil today to provide a brighter future for our children. But that future can be bleak, dark and dirty if we go business as usual, if we continue to burn fossil fuels, if we continue to believe that coal is cheap, if we continue to rely on oil to fuel our needs.
The late Nelson Mandela once said, “Sometimes it falls upon a generation to be great. You can be that great generation.”
February 18, 2016
I am deeply grateful to be conferred the Legion of Honor award by the French government.
C’est avec grand honneur que j’accepte ce prix. (It is with great honor that I accept this award.)
This award is a profound recognition that kinship and cooperation have no bounds. We are all soldiers of the bigger cause called humanity.
February 10, 2016
In 2001, Republic Act 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management (ESWM) Act, a measure I authored, was signed into law. Since then, I have been advocating for every local government unit’s faithful compliance with this law.
Fifteen years have passed, yet, we are still far from 100 percent compliance rate of LGUs.
February 3, 2016
Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
First National Fisheries Industry Summit
3 February 2016 | Philippine Trade Training Center, Pasay City
It is my honor to be part of this momentous event—the First National Fisheries Industry Summit where we will also launch the Comprehensive National Fisheries Industry Development Plan for 2016-2020.
I am particularly interested in this five-year national fisheries plan due to the challenges that the industry must address and cope with.
The Philippines has one of the world’s richest […]