March 21, 2023
Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda commended Larry Apolinario, a native of Iraynon Bukidnon community in Barangay Capnayan, Municipality of Laua-an, Antique, after becoming the champion of the first-ever Philippine Trail Running Association (PHILTRA) national championships held last February 26, 2023 at Bontoc, Mountain Province.
March 21, 2023
“I commend Larry’s strength, determination, grit, and perseverance for remaining steadfast in his pursuit of a professional trail running career despite several of life’s challenges,” Legarda said as she sponsored Senate Resolution No. 547 filed on […]
Sponsorship Speech of Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda
March 21, 2023
Resolution Congratulating and Commending Larry Apolinario for his Exceptional Performance and Becoming the Champion of the First Philippine Trail Running Association (PhilTRA) National Championships
21 March 2023
Senate of the Philippines
It is with a deep sense of pride and honor to sponsor the Resolution Congratulating and Commending Larry Apolinario for his Exceptional Performance and for Becoming the Champion of the First Philippine Trail Running Association (PhilTRA) National Championships.
I would like to […]
With 22 affirmative votes with no negative votes, the Senate passed on third and final reading Senate Bill No. 1594, also known as the ‘One Town, One Product (OTOP) Philippines Act of 2022’.
March 20, 2023
First introduced in 2002, the bill seeks to institutionalize the OTOP program geared towards promoting local products and capacitating the country’s MSMEs through the development of indigenous raw materials, utilizing local skills and talents, and featuring local traditions and cultures across the country.
“It remains a strategic tool for […]
With 22 affirmative votes, the Senate, on Monday, has approved on third reading Senate Bill No. 1841 or the Cultural Mapping Bill, a measure proposed by Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda to enhance the preservation of the Philippines’ cultural assets through increased participation and involvement of local government units and communities.
March 17, 2023
SB 1841 seeks to revise Republic Act No. 10066, or the National Cultural Heritage Act of 2009, that Legarda filed on July 14, 2022, to mandate the LGUs to […]
Promoting innovation and Filipino excellence, Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda expressed her commitment to nurturing local creativity during the 2nd Philippine Creative Industries Summit hosted by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).
The Summit serves as a platform to gather the country’s institutional partners and stakeholders to discuss and enhance the current state of the Philippines’ creative industries.
“With the passage of the Republic Act 11904 or the Philippine Creative Industries Development Act (PCIDA), which I co-authored in the previous […]