July 28, 2022
“Let’s strengthen our preparedness to disaster risk, whether it’s human induced or not. Retrofitting old infrastructure and building right at first sight will help in preventing disaster loss.” Senator Loren Legarda said in the wake of the recent quake.
July 27, 2022
In November 2021, the World Bank approved the Fourth Disaster Risk Management Policy Loan with a Catastrophe-Deferred Drawdown Option (CAT-DDO) of $500 million for the Government of the Philippines.
This line of credit is intended to strengthen the country’s institutional and financial capacity […]
Senate Pro Tempore Loren Legarda delivered the first privilege speech of the 19th Congress in the Senate, focusing on pandemic recovery and investment in human capital in line with climate action.
July 27, 2022
“We are now at the point of no return in our battle against climate change. The intricate interrelationships between the environment, our health, and the climate crisis cannot be understated,” Legarda expressed.
The staunch environmentalist lawmaker reminded the august chamber of our commitment to the Paris Agreement, which the body ratified […]
Senator Loren Legarda is launching ‘Usapang Wika’, a documentary featuring the country’s main languages in partnership with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA).
July 25, 2022
Legarda will host the ten-part cultural documentary that will highlight the Ilokano, Cebuano, Hiligaynon and Kinaray-a, Waray, Pangasinan, Kapampangan, Tagalog, Bicolano, and Meranaw languages.
“Our languages are a vital part of our heritage and our identity as a nation, and we must preserve them as a sign of our respect for our history and culture. Through […]
Senator Loren Legarda was unanimously elected as Senate President Pro-Tempore as the Philippine Senate convened for the opening of the 19th Congress on Monday.
July 25, 2022
Senators Sonny Angara, Grace Poe, Nancy Binay, and Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa made the nomination, which gained the support of all Senators present.
Angara said Legarda has a long roster of achievements as a legislator. She authored numerous laws that shaped the policy landscape for the environment, climate action, disaster risk reduction, and sustainable development in the country. […]
Senator Loren Legarda once again proudly showed the exquisiteness of Filipino artistry as she wore a traditional outfit during the opening session of the 19th Congress on Monday.
Legarda, a known supporter of Philippine fiber, and local textiles, donned a more than two-decade old Patis Tesoro kimona made of piña, which she had even before becoming a senator. She paired it with an elegant handwoven pinya seda with traditional hand-embroidered full callado with alsado multipurpose tapis.
The fine piece is made of […]