The University of the Philippines will confer upon Senator Loren Legarda the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws, Honoris Causa, on 24 June 2018 (Sunday), during the 107th General Commencement Exercises of the University where Legarda will be the Commencement Speaker.Read More
Senator Loren Legarda today hailed the President’s signing into law of the Mental Health Act (Republic Act No. 11036), which seeks to provide affordable and accessible mental health services for Filipinos suffering from mental disabilities.
Legarda, co-author of the measure, said that a law dedicated to enhancing the delivery of mental health services to the people is an integral part of the Philippine health care system given the growing number of mental disabilities left untreated due to lack of facilities as well as physicians who are trained to specialize in the treatment of these mental conditions.Read More
Last year, the Senate Bill 1478 or the Philippine Bamboo Industry Development Act of 2017 was proposed which Senate Committee on Finance and Climate Change Loren Legarda had been known to support. The bill seeks to create a bamboo industry in the Philippines competitive enough to provide opportunities for local employment and to establish bamboo-based enterprises by ensuring that the industry has sufficient supply of quality raw materials. This is proposed to be done through bamboo nurseries and plantations.Read More
Senator Loren Legarda invites everyone to watch the first episode of Dayaw Season 5, featuring two icons of the Catholic faith, on Thursday, June 21, at 6:00 pm.
Aired on the ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC), the first episode, “Ang Niño at Ang Nazareno”, tackles the significance of the Nuestro Señor Cristo Nazareno and the Santo Niño in the lives of Filipino devotees.Read More
Senator Loren Legarda invites everyone to watch the fifth season of “Dayaw”, which will premiere on June 21, Thursday, at 6 PM on the ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC).
The six-part award-winning cultural documentary program that focuses on the rich and vibrant culture and living traditions of the Filipinos is a partnership between ANC and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and conceptualized and hosted by Legarda.Read More