Archive for January, 2012

Legarda Pushes for Better Promotion of Tropical Fabrics

January 26, 2012

In celebration of the Philippine Tropical Fabrics Month, Senator Loren Legarda urged the government and concerned sectors to push for programs that would better promote the nation’s tropical fabrics. Legarda, principal author of the Philippine Tropical Fabrics Law of 2004 (R.A. No. 9242), commended the government’s directive to carry out extensive research on indigenous fabrics […]

Legarda Seeks Creation of Lake Lanao Development Authority

January 21, 2012

Stressing that the Lake Lanao and its watersheds are now in the middle of an ecological crisis, Senator Loren Legarda is pushing for the creation of the Lake Lanao Development Authority. Legarda said that a 2006 study made by the Mindanao State University found that the Lake suffers from massive algae contamination brought about by […]

Legarda Lauds Creation of Indigenous Peoples Education Office

January 14, 2012

Senator Loren Legarda today commended the Department of Education (DepEd) for taking a step further in bringing education closer to Filipinos belonging to indigenous cultural communities (ICCs) through the Indigenous Peoples Education Office (IPsEO). Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Cultural Communities, said that as a basic right, education should be made accessible to […]