Privilege Speech of Sen. Loren Legarda: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

August 10, 2022

PRIVILEGE SPEECH OF HON. LOREN LEGARDA
 
International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
Senate of the Philippines
August 10, 2022
 
Mr. President,
My dear colleagues,
I rise on a matter of personal and collective privilege.
August 9 marked a momentous day for indigenous peoples all over the world and in the Philippines because yesterday, we celebrated the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (IP) and the Philippine National IP Day.
In 2015, I sponsored Republic Act No. 10689, which declared August 9 as National Indigenous Peoples Day […]

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CHED 2022 ASEAN Celebration Kick-Off Ceremony

August 8, 2022

MESSAGE OF SENATE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE LOREN LEGARDA
CHED 2022 ASEAN Celebration Kick-Off Ceremony
August 08, 2022
A pleasant morning to the Commission on Higher Education, to the institutions of higher learning, and to everyone gathered here today. I am grateful to be here, as we commemorate ASEAN’s 55th founding anniversary.
ASEAN’s Chairmanship Theme is “A.C.T., Addressing Challenges Together.” Indeed, this is what we should aspire for: that we build an ASEAN community for the people; and that we ensure that excellent higher education […]

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Sponsorship Speech of Sen. Loren Legarda: Resolution Expressing the Profound Sympathy and Sincere Condolences of the Senate of the Philippines on the Death of Former President, the Honorable Fidel V. Ramos

August 1, 2022

SPONSORSHIP SPEECH OF  SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA
RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE PROFOUND SYMPATHY AND SINCERE CONDOLENCES OF THE SENATE OF THE PHILIPPINES ON THE DEATH OF FORMER PRESIDENT, THE HONORABLE FIDEL V. RAMOS
Senate Session Hall
1 August 2022
Mr. President, complete staff work, or CSW, that was the mantra of President Fidel Valdez Ramos.
FVR reinvented politics in the way he conducted extensive consultations with various sectors of the country, advocating for a cohesive culture knowing how divisive Philippine politics can be. He envisioned the Philippines […]

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Sponsorship Speech of Senator Loren Legarda: Senate Resolution Expressing the profound sympathy and sincere condolences of the Senate of the Philippines to the people of Japan on the death of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

July 27, 2022

SPONSORSHIP SPEECH OF SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA
Senate Resolution Expressing the profound sympathy and sincere condolences of the Senate of the Philippines to the people of Japan on the death of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Senate Session Hall
27 July 2022
 
Mr. President, distinguished colleagues:
On the 8th of July this year, the world lost a great leader.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was regarded as a great political leader and a revered statesman. His untimely death, without a doubt, is a tragedy not only to his […]

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Privilege Speech of Sen. Loren Legarda on Pandemic Recovery and Investment in Human Capital

July 26, 2022

PRIVILEGE SPEECH OF SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA
Pandemic Recovery and Investment in Human Capital
Senate of the Philippines
26 July 2022
 
Mr. Senate President, distinguished colleagues:
I address this august chamber with a resolve for our country to build back better from the twin crises of the impacts from climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic, which our country and fellow Filipinos continue to experience these past few years.
Our national government has poured in the funds for the recovery of our economy and the welfare of more […]

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