May 26, 2023
Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda took a crucial step towards digital inclusivity for Filipino students by spearheading the installation of Starlink Internet at Lacaron Integrated School in Sibalom, Antique.
May 25, 2023
This initiative made possible through Legarda’s support, aims to bridge the digital divide and revolutionize internet access in the Philippines, starting with her home province.
Lacaron Integrated School, a vital educational institution serving students from Sibalom and Belison municipalities, faced challenges due to its remote location in a hilly and upland area.
Speech of Senate President Pro-Tempore Loren Legarda
May 25, 2023
2023 National Geographical Indications Forum
I would like to commend the good men and women of our Intellectual Property Office for finally coming out with rules and regulations for Geographical Indications, which are protected under the Trademarks section of the Intellectual Property Code of 1997. It was honor to be invited as the Keynote Speaker at the 2023 National Forum on Geographical Indications on May 22, 2023.
I have also had to work with the Department […]
Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda lauded the move to reinforce rules and regulations safeguarding geographical indications (GIs) in the country, potentially giving Filipino-made products a significant advantage toward economic and social development through responsible use of the intellectual property system.
May 23, 2023
“These new regulations issued by the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) are therefore a welcome development. While it cannot be expected to resolve past controversies or halt attempts at cultural appropriation, it is a very good step toward this end,” Legarda […]
May 23, 2023
The Senate has adopted and ratified on Tuesday the bicameral conference committee report on the Cultural Mapping Bill, amending Republic Act No. 10066 or the National Cultural Heritage Act of 2009.
Legarda, Chairperson of the Committee on Culture and the Arts, said the ratification of the measure is a momentous occasion as the country celebrates National Heritage Month this May.
“Our heritage is our most precious asset. It is our vital link, our irrefutable connection to the past, and the living form […]
Committee on Culture and the Arts
JOINT EXPLANATORY STATEMENT OF THE BICAMERAL CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON THE DISAGREEING PROVISIONS OF SENATE BILL NO. 1841 AND HOUSE BILL NO. 5110
23 May 2023
Our heritage is our most precious asset. It is our vital link, our irrefutable connection to the past, and the living form of the present. The passage through time of a work of art, the evolution of a historic structure, or the interpretation of practices or traditions are just some of the […]