Senator Loren Legarda, Chair, Senate Committee on Climate Change and Finance delivered her message during the Climate Vulnerable Forum. Ministers from countries forming the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) and global thought leaders addressed the Philippine Senate today as they presented new research indicating development by emerging economies would be optimized if global teperature increase was below 1.5C degrees celsius.Read More
This “spectre of comparisons” is the very framework for the Philippine Pavilion — the commissioner for which is Almario — in this year’s Venice Art Biennale. This serves as the momentum for the Philippines’ participation in the 2015 Biennale in its 51 years of absence after 1964, when the now National Artists Jose Joya and Napoleon Abueva first represented the country.
The Philippines’ comeback in 2015 was envisioned and spearheaded by Sen. Loren Legarda, with the exhibit “Tie a String Around the World,” curated by Dr. Patrick Flores and featuring the works of Manny Montelibano, Jose Tence Ruiz, and the late National Artists Manuel Conde and Carlos Francisco. And in 2016, the Philippines presented a pavilion for the Venice Architecture Biennale for the first time ever.Read More
The proposed law, introduced by Senator Loren B. Legarda as Senate Bill No. 1162 in September last year, aims to cut bureaucracy by merging or abolishing agencies with redundant operating functions, to improve efficiency in delivering government service.Read More
MANILA, Philippines – It’s not the job of a lawmaker or the Senate Committee on Finance to do this,” says Senator Loren Legarda, meaning her spearheading of the Philippines’ participation in the prestigious Venice Biennale for the third time. “It is just my hobby.”Read More
The story of a nation is not only evident in the ways and practices of its people that have endured across time, but also in the tangible materials that they have used to build and create for generations.
These “materyales fuertes” (materials that build a nation)—from the simplest to the rarest of materials—are the focus of the third season of “Dayaw,” the six-part documentary series on the rich culture and heritage of indigenous people (IP) of the Philippines.
The program, produced for […]