Third State of the District Address of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda

December 8, 2021

3rd State of the District Address
Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda
Representative of the Lone District of Antique
December 8, 2021
 
 
Mayad nga adlaw sa akon mga kasimanwa!
Time flies so fast.
Two years ago, ang ating mga kasimanwa ay naghangad ng panibagong simula. Ngayon, buong pagmamalaki nating masasabi na sa loob ng mahigit dalawang taon, nabigyan natin ng bagong pag-asa ang mga Antiqueño.
When I started my term as your Congresswoman, my goal was for Antique to become inclusively progressive, peaceful and orderly. I envisioned a […]

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Legarda: Provide our PWDs equitable opportunities for growth

December 3, 2021

In celebration of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, three-term Senator, now Deputy Speaker, Loren Legarda called for an inclusive and equitable growth that would reduce the barriers faced by persons with disabilities (PWDs).
“As we continue to promote equal rights and benefits for every Filipino, let us not neglect the welfare of our kababayan who have disabilities. With their skills and talent, strong will and dedication, they can play a vital role in nation-building despite their condition,” Legarda said.
Legarda, […]

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Legarda calls for basic services, better opportunities and improved protection for all Filipino children

November 30, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — In line with the month-long celebration of National Children’s Month, three-term Senator and Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda said that providing Filipino families with basic services and better opportunities will also give every Filipino child a brighter and safer future.
Legarda likewise called for the improved protection of children’s rights and welfare, especially amid the ongoing pandemic, to support the theme of this year’s National Children’s month, “New Normal na Walang Iwanan: Karapatan ng Bawat Bata Ating Tutukan.”
“Let no […]

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Privilege Speech: On the Outcomes of the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

November 23, 2021

On the Outcomes of the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
November 23, 2021
 
Mr. Speaker and distinguished colleagues:
The 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) concluded on November 13 in Glasgow, following two weeks of negotiations among world leaders to decide on global policies and actions that would save humanity and the planet from the climate crisis.
I wish to report in detail on […]

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Parents and celebrities laud Loren Legarda’s ‘One Tablet, One Student’ bill

November 20, 2021

Celebrities and some parents of school age children, lauded House Bill No. 10405, also known as the “One Tablet, One Student Act of 2021” recently filed by three-term Senator Loren Legarda, that seeks to provide each student from public elementary, secondary, state universities and colleges (SUCs), a tablet as a learning tool.
The bill was received well and is seen as a definite boost in the capabilities of our public school students to learn, especially in the new normal setting.
Columnist, real-estate […]

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