August 27, 2016
Vigan City, Ilocos Sur – A lawmaker has sought the establishment of regional museums promoting traditional folk arts and local cultural treasures in the country.
The proposal of Sen. Loren Legarda is aimed at replicating the existing school of living traditions in Suyo, Ilocos Sur in which the cultures, arts and dances of cultural minorities in the province are taught to the younger generations.
August 26, 2016
Senator Loren Legarda has filed a bill (Senate Bill No. 420) that will mandate regional museums to promote traditional folk arts and local cultural treasures.
August 25, 2016
Senator Loren Legarda today called for convergence among government agencies that have programs for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to make sure that the government is able to provide assistance to as many individuals and communities as possible.
August 23, 2016
Senator Loren Legarda invites everyone to view and observe demonstrations by weavers and embroiderers from Laguna, Aklan and La Union this week at the National Museum of Anthropology (NMA) in Manila.
Featured at the Hibla ng Lahing Filipino textile gallery of the NMA on August 25-27, 2016 (10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) are the piña weavers from Kalibo, Aklan, silk weavers from Bacnotan, La Union, and embroiderers from Lumban, Laguna.
August 23, 2016
Senator Loren Legarda today asked the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to strengthen the monitoring of emissions from motor vehicles in compliance with the Clean Air Act (RA 8749).
Legarda, Chairperson of the Senate Committee on Finance and co-author of RA 8749, made the statement after the DOTr revealed that none of its smoke emission testing machines are working.