Confirmation of the Ad-Interim Appointment of Alfredo Pascual
as Secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry
Session Hall, Senate of the Philippines
31 January 2023
Mr. Chairman, distinguished members of the Commission on Appointments,
I have the honor and privilege of supporting the confirmation of the ad interim appointment of Alfredo Espinosa Pascual as Secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry.
Mr. Alfredo Pascual is one of the country’s finest minds. He has refined systems and society with his […]
MESSAGE OF SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA
Philippine Textile Industry Stakeholders’ Conference
Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Textile Research Institute
January 26, 2023
A pleasant morning to all of us. It is my privilege to join everyone in this year’s Philippine Textile Industry Stakeholders’ Conference in celebration of the 2023 Philippine Tropical Fabrics Month. My warmest greetings to Secretary Renato Solidum Jr., the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Textile Research Institute, our guests, and our participants.
Let me share […]
Mother Earth Foundation’s (MEF) Organics Fair & the 3R (Refill, Reuse, Repair) Revolution Program LaunchJanuary 27, 2023
Mother Earth Foundation’s (MEF) Organics Fair & the 3R (Refill, Reuse, Repair) Revolution Program Launch
Inspirational Message of
Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda
26 January 2023
My dear friends, I am honored to be in the presence once again of like-minded environmentalists. We can talk about all the best ways we can achieve zero waste and ask each other how to maximize the use of what others would throw away without thinking. But is our movement growing at the pace […]
Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda has laid out her plans for the digitalization and internet connectivity in the Philippine archipelago.
This followed Legarda’s meeting with Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Undersecretary Anna Mae Yu Lamentillo, Undersecretary Angelo Nuestro and Assistant Secretary Philip Varilla at the Senate of the Philippines.
Legarda, principal author of Republic Act No. 10844, the law that created the DICT, emphasized the importance of information and communications technology infrastructure, systems, and resources to ensure universal access […]
Legarda: Losses on climate hazards affect livelihood and economy, whole of nation approach vital in addressing global climate crisisJanuary 24, 2023
Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda has stated that loss and damage brought about by natural disasters harm the people’s livelihood and the country’s economy.
In her privilege speech during the resumption of the session on Monday, she noted that the country had incurred losses of about P506.1 billion from climate-related hazards despite contributing only 0.3 percent of the planet’s total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
This amount, she said, equates to a combined total annual budget of the Department of Health (DOH) […]