Archive for June, 2013

Protection of Rights of IPs, Among Legarda’s Priorities in Next Term

June 28, 2013

Senator Loren Legarda today assured the country’s estimated 14-17 million indigenous peoples (IPs) that she will continue to look after their welfare and rights and will help preserve and promote the culture that they protect. Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Cultural Communities, said that providing equal opportunities for Filipino IPs will be among […]



Legarda Commends DepEd’s Programs for IPs, Heritage Schools

June 17, 2013

Senator Loren Legarda today lauded the Department of Education for the allotment of funds for indigenous peoples’ (IP) education and expressed support to the agency’s effort to conserve heritage schools in the country. Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Cultural Communities, noted that the DepEd has allotted P100 million, which will be distributed to […]