June 30, 2020
Recognizing the significance of quality education as one of the best investments of the government, Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda announced today that 82 new classrooms are set be constructed in 12 elementary schools and high schools in the province of Antique.
“Education plays a vital role in nation building and economic development. Thus, it is necessary for us to prioritize the construction of classrooms to provide our students better facilities and a more conducive learning environment,” Legarda said.
June 30, 2020
MANILA, 29 June 2020 – On the seventh episode of “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Change Pathways,” with the topic, “Saving Seeds and Growing with Nature,” House Deputy Speaker and Antique Representative Loren Legarda, together with resource persons, will discuss the basics and benefits of permaculture and the importance of saving seeds in ensuring food self-sufficiency.
The episode will stream on Facebook Live on Thursday, July 2, 2020, 10:00 a.m. at facebook.com/conglorenlegarda and facebook.com/CCCPhl/.
June 30, 2020
On the occasion of the Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day, House Deputy Speaker and Antique Representative Loren Legarda launched today the first episode of a new online program titled “Road to 500.” The episode will be streamed live on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, 10:00 a.m. via facebook.com/conglorenlegarda.
June 27, 2020
With the theme “Rethinking 1521,” the episode tackled the Filipino way of commemorating the 500th anniversary of the first circumnavigation of the world which will take place in 2021. The event was previously regarded as the […]
Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda welcomed the news that Philippine Airlines (PAL) will fly to Antique Airport via Ninoy Aquino International Airport to bring home locally-stranded individuals (LSIs) while ensuring that the provincial government will monitor and coordinate with the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) and PAL for the strict implementation of health measures and safety protocols.
“As most parts of the country start to ease restrictions on movements, Antique Airport is ready to serve not just my kasimanwa who wish to come home or fly back to Manila for work and attend to their respective businesses, but it will also accommodate those passengers from neighboring provinces. The flight will be from Manila to Antique and vice versa, which will be more convenient and accessible to most passengers,” Legarda said.
June 26, 2020
On the sixth episode of “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Pathways,” with the topic, “Mental Health and Wellness: Coping in the Time of COVID-19 and Disasters”, House Deputy Speaker and Antique Representative Loren Legarda, together with resource speakers, discussed the importance of mental wellness as we cope in this time of COVID-19 and disasters.
Joining Legarda in the discussion were mental health experts Dr. Rene Samaniego, Former President of the Philippine Psychiatric Association; Dr. Jasmine Vergara, National Professional Officer on Mental Health and Substance Abuse of the World Health Organization – Philippines (WHO); and Prednison Morales, Psychosocial Support Focal Person and Registered Social Worker from the Philippine Red Cross (PRC).