August 12, 2019
Bilang pakikiisa sa pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wika ngayong Agosto, iginiit ni Deputy Speaker at Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda ang kahalagahan ng Wikang Filipino at mga katutubong wika sa Filipinas.
Ayon sa kanya, ang mga ito ang nag-uugnay at nagbubuklod sa atin at siyang susi sa kaunlaran, kapayapaan, at katarungan. Binigyang-diin din niya ang malaking papel na ginagampanan ng wika sa ating kasarinlan at kaakuhan.
August 10, 2019
In line with the southwest monsoon affecting the entire Philippines, Deputy Speaker and Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda today urged local communities to implement measures to combat climate change and its effects.
August 10, 2019
Legarda, an environmental champion, said that local communities should learn to adapt to climate change as its effects are getting worse and damaging.
Deputy Speaker and Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda is one with our Muslim brothers and sisters as they commemorate the Eidul Adha or “Feast of the Sacrifice” today.
Legarda, co-author of Republic Act No. 9849 or “An Act Declaring Eidul Adha a National Holiday”, encouraged everyone regardless of religion or belief to reflect on what this day truly means.
“I hope that this feast will continue to guide our Muslim brothers and sisters, as well as non-Muslim Filipinos, in living a life of faith and devotion, guided by mutual respect and understanding,” said Legarda.
August 9, 2019
In line with the celebration of the Indigenous Peoples Day today, August 9, Deputy Speaker and Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda urged the passage of House Bill No. 639 or the Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Conserved Areas Act of 2019.
August 6, 2019
Deputy Speaker and Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda today proudly announced the opening of the Hibla ng Lahing Filipino Travelling Exhibition in San Francisco, California.
Titled “Piña-Seda: Pineapple and Silk Cloths from the Tropics,” the exhibition highlights piña-seda woven fabrics from the Philippines, including those handwoven by Anna India Dela Cruz and Nelia Rogano from Kalibo, Aklan and those embroidered by Salvador and Angela Yasoña from Lumban, Laguna.