March 10, 2023
Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda called on the concerned Senate committee, with the cooperation of all government agencies, to immediately conduct an inquiry on the environmental, health, and tourism impacts of the recent oil spill in Oriental Mindoro that left a widespread problem to many locals in the area and its neighboring provinces, including Antique, Legarda’s home province.
March 10, 2023
Legarda expressed concern over the serious detrimental effects of the recent environmental disaster on dozens of designated marine sanctuaries, including thousands of […]
Recognizing the importance of promoting innovation and excellence among local government units (LGUs) through innovative initiatives and programs, Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda honored the 10 winners of the 2022 Galing Pook Awards.
March 9, 2023
In her co-sponsorship speech, Legarda honored the awardees’ outstanding performace when it comes to innovation, resilience, sustainability, promotion of people’s participation, and efficiency of program service delivery, citing that these are all vital to good governance that leads to the country’s growth and development.
“I commend all the […]
Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda welcomed the launching of the eCongress, a secure digital legislative management system for the Congress of the Philippines, as she underscored the significance of constant collaboration, coordination, and sharing of knowledge, resources, and information amidst digital transformation.
March 8, 2023
The Concurrent Resolution creating the eCongress is geared towards improving, strengthening, and streamlining communications between the Senate and the House of Representatives with the help of digital technology.
It would enable both chambers of Congress to perform their functions […]
To convey her pride and steadfast support for Antique’s culture and tradition, and in celebration of the International Women’s Day today, Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda brings Antique’s very own ‘patadyong’, a versatile textile that has become a huge part of the province’s age-old tradition, culture and heritage, to the Senate.
March 8, 2023
Dubbed ‘Wear a Patadyong,’ the one-day exhibit, organized by Legarda’s office in partnership with the National Museum-Western Visayas, features patadyong items from Antique MSMEs – from shawls to scarves, […]
As the world celebrates International Women’s Day today, Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda underscored the impact of digital innovation in promoting gender equality and women empowerment, as she also recognizes the women’s role in the global fight against the climate crisis.
“This year, the UN (United Nations) decided that the theme will be something rather fresh: ‘DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality was chosen for 2023.’ I believe it will be women, whose shackles have been cut, that will […]