February 22, 2023
As the Senate concurred in the ratification of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) on Tuesday, Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda emphasized that the international pact could help advance the country’s agricultural sector, and the nation’s economy adapt to the fast-changing global trade. She said that an innovative approach that sen. Pres. Zubiri and she did was to create an oversight committee to strictly monitor the government agencies’ support programs for msme, and the agriculture sector. The resolution the […]
February 16, 2023
Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda has urged for a stringent implementation of the guidelines included in the Resolution concurring in the ratification of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).
February 15, 2023
The rules were based on previous dialogues with the affected industries, specifically the agriculture sector. Legarda has ensured that their issues and concerns will be addressed when the Upper Chamber concurs in the ratification of the RCEP.
Legarda said her support for the treaty requires the commitment of concerned government agencies, as […]
Binigyang-diin ni Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda na makatutulong ang Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) sa pagpapatatag ng agrikultura at ekonomiya ng bansa.
February 15, 2023
Aniya, ilang dekada nang nagdurusa ang sektor ng agrikultura at ang mga Pilipinong magsasaka dahil sa korapsyon, pagpapabaya at maling pamamahala, na dahilan ng kanilang hindi pagsang-ayon sa RCEP.
Upang pakinggan at masagot ang mga isyu ng mga grupong pang-agrikultura, nakipagdayalogo si Legarda sa kanila kasama ang mga pinuno ng mga ahensya ng pamahalaan noong Pebrero 7, kung […]
Sponsorship Speech of Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda
Resolution Concurring in the Ratification of the
Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
15 February 2023
February 13, 2023
Nobyembre, taon dalawang libo at labing-isa nang ipinagtibay ng ASEAN Leaders ang ASEAN Framework for Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) sa 19th ASEAN Summit sa Bali, Indonesia.
Nang sumunod na taon, ang mga pinuno ng sampung ASEAN member states, at ng anim niyang ASEAN Free Trade Agreement partners, na kinabibilangan ng Japan, China, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, at India […]
CO-SPONSORSHIP SPEECH OF
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA
“Philippine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Act”
Senate of the Philippines
13 February 2023
Mr. President, my dear colleagues, it is my honor to co-sponsor the bill creating the “Philippine Center For Disease Control And Prevention, Defining Its Powers And Functions, And For Other Purposes.”
As of February 11, 2023, a total of 4,074,563 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the Philippines, with 65,938 deaths, as reported by the Department of Health.
To this day, […]