Archive for August, 2014

Loren Legarda says lawmakers can make a statement on the SONA red carpet by wearing only native garments

August 31, 2014

MANILA, Philippines – If Senator Loren Legarda had her way, legislators and their spouses attending the State of the Nation Address (SONA) would wear native garments. Last July 28, she wore the traditional garments of the Mandaya; her outfit was made of a bado (blouse) with embroidered geometric designs of colorful threads and beads, and […]

Legarda Pushes for Revival of Gabaldon Schools

August 13, 2014

Senator Loren Legarda today renewed her call for the restoration of Gabaldon school buildings in the country not only as part of heritage conservation but also to reuse them for their original purpose as places of learning.   Legarda said that the Gabaldon school houses, like the heritage houses built during the Spanish period, speak […]