Legarda: 2018 Budget Funds Free College Education Law

January 8, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda today said that the 2018 General Appropriations Act (GAA) funds the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act (RA 10931), which means that students who will enroll in state universities and colleges (SUCs), local state universities and colleges (LUCs), and state-run technical vocational institutions (TVIs) no longer need to pay for tuition and other school fees.

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El Nido in 5th Episode of Protected Areas Series

January 4, 2018

On the fifth week of the docu-series Our Fragile Earth: Protected Areas of the Philippines, Senator Loren Legarda invites everyone to watch the episode on the El Nido Managed Resource Protected Area.

“El Nido has been described by tourists as a rustic, romantic and pristine area. Tourism has changed the economic landscape of this paradise. It has become a secret hideaway for many scuba divers. And as more visitors check it off their list of must-see places, the need to implement greater environmental protection has become more crucial,” Legarda said.

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