Sponsorship Speech: “An Act Strengthening The Conservation And Protection Of Philippine Cultural Heritage Through Cultural Mapping, Amending For The Purpose Republic Act No. 10066, Otherwise Known As The “National Cultural Heritage Act Of 2009”

February 8, 2023

SPONSORSHIP SPEECH OF SENATE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE LOREN LEGARDA
“AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE CONSERVATION AND PROTECTION OF PHILIPPINE CULTURAL HERITAGE THROUGH CULTURAL MAPPING, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10066, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “NATIONAL CULTURAL HERITAGE ACT OF 2009”
08 February 2023
I stood here on our first session day this year on a matter of privilege sounding the alarm for the climate. I wish to take this opportunity to reiterate that changing climate threatens our way of life, including our […]

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Opening Statement: Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)

February 7, 2023

OPENING STATEMENT
Senate President Pro Tempore
Loren B. Legarda
Committee on Foreign Relations
Subcommittee on Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)
Sen. Tolentino and Sen. Quezon Rooms
and via Cisco Webex
February 7, 2023, Tuesday, 10:00 a.m.
Today’s hearing is a continuation of the discussion on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). Given that RCEP is said to be the world’s largest trade and investment agreement — with 10 countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as well as Australia, China, […]

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Co-Sponsorship Speech: Confirmation of the Ad-Interim Appointment of Alfredo Pascual

February 1, 2023

Co-Sponsorship Speech
Confirmation of the Ad-Interim Appointment of Alfredo Pascual
as Secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry
Session Hall, Senate of the Philippines
31 January 2023
Mr. Chairman, distinguished members of the Commission on Appointments,
I have the honor and privilege of supporting the confirmation of the ad interim appointment of Alfredo Espinosa Pascual as Secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry.
Mr. Alfredo Pascual is one of the country’s finest minds. He has refined systems and society with his […]

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Philippine Textile Industry Stakeholders’ Conference Keynote Message

January 27, 2023

MESSAGE OF SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA
Philippine Textile Industry Stakeholders’ Conference
Keynote Message
Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Textile Research Institute
January 26, 2023
A pleasant morning to all of us. It is my privilege to join everyone in this year’s Philippine Textile Industry Stakeholders’ Conference in celebration of the 2023 Philippine Tropical Fabrics Month. My warmest greetings to Secretary Renato Solidum Jr., the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Textile Research Institute, our guests, and our participants.
Let me share […]

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Mother Earth Foundation’s (MEF) Organics Fair & the 3R (Refill, Reuse, Repair) Revolution Program Launch

January 27, 2023

Mother Earth Foundation’s (MEF) Organics Fair & the 3R (Refill, Reuse, Repair) Revolution Program Launch
Inspirational Message of
Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda
26 January 2023
My dear friends, I am honored to be in the presence once again of like-minded environmentalists. We can talk about all the best ways we can achieve zero waste and ask each other how to maximize the use of what others would throw away without thinking. But is our movement growing at the pace […]

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