June 21, 2019
21 June 2019, Berlin, Germany – Senator Loren Legarda, highlighted the Philippines’ environmental protection efforts in her meeting last June 20 with German parliamentarian Renate Künast, member of the Green Party and Chair of the Bundestag’s German-ASEAN Parliamentary Friendship Group.
The Senator informed Ms. Künast that the Philippines, a country extremely vulnerable to climate change, has made great strides in developing a comprehensive legislative framework to address the issue of environmental degradation.
June 20, 2019
On the commemoration of the 158th birth anniversary of Dr. Jose Rizal (June 19), Senator Loren Legarda honored the Philippine national hero, one of the first overseas Filipino workers (OFW) and a cultural advocate.
Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, together with Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III and Philippine Ambassador to Germany Ma. Theresa Dizon-De Vega, offered flowers in front of the marker at Rizal’s old apartment in Jaegerstrasse corner Glinkastrasse in Berlin, Germany.
June 18, 2019
Senator Loren Legarda sees the continued strengthening of the bilateral relations between the Philippines and Germany with the reopening of the Philippine Consulate General (PCG) in Frankfurt.
On June 17, Legarda was the Guest of Honor at the inauguration of the reopened PCG in Frankfurt. The event coincided with the Consulate’s celebration of the 121st anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine Independence and the 65thanniversary of PHL-Germany bilateral relations.
June 18, 2019
Nakikita ni Senadora Loren Legarda ang patuloy na paglakas ng magkatuwang na ugnayan sa pagitan ng Pilipinas at Alemanya sa muling pagbubukas ng Philippine Consulate General (PCG) sa Frankfurt.
Noong Ika-17 ng Hunyo naging Panauhing Pandangal si Senadora Loren Legarda sa pagpa-pasinaya ng muling pagbubukas ng PCG sa Frankfurt. Kung saan ang kaganapan ay kasabay ng pagdiriwang ng Konsulado ng ika-121st anibersaryo ng proklamasyon ng Kalayaan ng Pilipinas at ng ika-65thanibersaryo ng magkatuwang na ugnayan sa pagitan ng Pilipinas at Alemanya.
June 12, 2019
As the nation celebrates the 121st anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine Independence, Senator Loren Legarda today urged Filipinos to unite in making sure that our country achieves inclusive, resilient and sustainable growth so that every citizen will be free from poverty.
“Freedom is not only the absence of an oppressor. We have won against the colonial shackles that have plagued our history, but we have more challenges to overcome, one of which is poverty,” Legarda said.