March 21, 2023
With 22 affirmative votes with no negative votes, the Senate passed on third and final reading Senate Bill No. 1594, also known as the ‘One Town, One Product (OTOP) Philippines Act of 2022’.
March 20, 2023
First introduced in 2002, the bill seeks to institutionalize the OTOP program geared towards promoting local products and capacitating the country’s MSMEs through the development of indigenous raw materials, utilizing local skills and talents, and featuring local traditions and cultures across the country.
“It remains a strategic tool for […]
With 22 affirmative votes, the Senate, on Monday, has approved on third reading Senate Bill No. 1841 or the Cultural Mapping Bill, a measure proposed by Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda to enhance the preservation of the Philippines’ cultural assets through increased participation and involvement of local government units and communities.
March 17, 2023
SB 1841 seeks to revise Republic Act No. 10066, or the National Cultural Heritage Act of 2009, that Legarda filed on July 14, 2022, to mandate the LGUs to […]
Promoting innovation and Filipino excellence, Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda expressed her commitment to nurturing local creativity during the 2nd Philippine Creative Industries Summit hosted by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).
March 16, 2023
The Summit serves as a platform to gather the country’s institutional partners and stakeholders to discuss and enhance the current state of the Philippines’ creative industries.
“With the passage of the Republic Act 11904 or the Philippine Creative Industries Development Act (PCIDA), which I co-authored in the previous […]
MESSAGE OF SENATE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE LOREN LEGARDA
March 15, 2023
#Women2023: Women Forging the Digital Future
15 March 2023
I am honored and grateful to be invited to be part of Women 2023: Women Forging the Digital Future organized by SPARK! Philippines.
I also extend my warmest greetings to all the women here today and to all those watching us through social media. It is a delight to celebrate Women’s Month and to recognize and appreciate the remarkable contributions of women to society. This […]
Commission on Appointments Resolution
Supporting the Observance of the National Women’s Month and the Celebration of the National Women’s Day on March Eight
Session Hall, Philippine Senate
March 15, 2023
It is with great pleasure to co-sponsor the Commission on Appointments Resolution Supporting the Observance of National Women’s Month and the Celebration of National Women’s Day last March 8.
Proclamation No. 227, issued in 1988, declared the Month of March as the National Women’s Month to recognize the […]