May 23, 2023
I vow to give my full and wholehearted support to the Philippine Postal Corporation (PhilPost) after the devastating aftermath of a fire that razed the Manila Central Post Office building. We should not take down the building but consider adopting the concept of adaptive reuse, that instead of destroying our heritage structures, we can restore them and use them for a new purpose. This is already being done in Intramuros, and there is no reason why it cannot be done […]
May 23, 2023
I am deeply saddened by the news that the Manila Central Post Office, one of the historic buildings in the country and declared an Important Cultural Property (ICP), was engulfed by a massive fire that started late night Sunday.
May 14, 2023
Having been built in 1926, this building is one of the oldest and most iconic structures in the Philippines that has been an essential part of our history, surviving many calamities and the Battle of Manila during World War II.
Before the fire […]
On this Mother’s Day, we celebrate all the mothers and mother figures in our lives including fathers who stood as mothers, sisters and aunts who step in to care for siblings and relatives, nannies who became part of the family, and the mothers who passed away but continue to be remembered and cherished.
May 11, 2023
We also celebrate our beloved Mother Earth. Just like our own mothers, she has provided us with a safe and supportive environment to grow and develop. She has […]
SENATE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE LOREN LEGARDA’S MESSAGE FOR NATIONAL HERITAGE MONTH
This month of May, we celebrate the National Heritage Month with the theme “Heritage: Change and Continuity.”
With this, we are reminded of the importance of preserving our cultural heritage as a source of identity and resilience amidst the constant changes in our society. It also acknowledges the need to adapt and innovate our traditions to keep them relevant and meaningful in the present and the future. I believe that the […]