May 21, 2019
In celebration of the International Day for Biological Diversity, May 22, Senator Loren Legarda urged leaders and citizens to take greater action in protecting Philippine biodiversity—considered one of the richest in the world—amid the escalating threats posed by global warming and climate change.
Legarda, UNISDR Global Champion for Resilience and UNFCCC National Adaptation Plan Champion, said that this year’s celebration carries the theme of “Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health” and emphasizes the importance of protecting biodiversity as the foundation of health and food systems.
May 18, 2019
In celebration of International Museum Day (May 18), Senator Loren Legarda encouraged everyone to discover the different aspects of the nation’s culture and history through our museums.
Legarda, a staunch advocate of art and culture promotion, said that this year’s theme, “Museums as Cultural Hubs: The future of tradition”, is apt in promoting the significance of museums, which are vessels of important historical knowledge and cultural heritage and showcase the invaluable Filipino talent.
May 17, 2019
Senator Loren Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, today commended the government’s strong resolve to send back the shipment by a Canadian company of more than 100 containers of household trash, including soiled bags and diapers, that was sent to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014.
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) earlier said that the Philippine ambassador and consuls in Canada were recalled, following Canada’s failure to ship back the containers before the May 15 deadline, and that the Philippines would have diminished diplomatic presence until Canada removes its garbage in the country.
May 16, 2019
Maraming salamat po sa lahat ng aking mga kasimanwa na bumoto sa akin upang maging Representante ng Antique sa Kongreso.
Ang tagumpay na ito ay inaalay ko unang-una sa Poong Maykapal na nagbigay sa akin ng talino at lakas upang harapin ang hamon na ito; pangalawa, sa aking pamilya, lalo na ang aking mga ninuno na nagbigay ng inspirasyon sa akin na pagsilbihan ang aking mahal na probinsya; at higit sa lahat, ang aking mga kasimanwa na nagtitiwala sa akin.
Ang tagumpay […]
May 15, 2019
Senator Loren Legarda has ended the 30-year rule of the Javier dynasty in her home province of Antique.
Legarda was proclaimed the new congresswoman of the lone district of Antique, sweeping all of the province’s 18 towns, with 199,187 votes against former Governor and Congressman Exequiel Javier’s 69,716 votes, one of the largest margins of victory in the 2019 elections.