Breaking News as of July 2012
Legarda Hails Philippine Schools' Victory at ASEAN Eco-Friendly Schools Award
Senator Loren Legarda hailed the victory of two Philippine schools at the recently-held presentation of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Eco-Friendly Schools Award during the ministerial dinner for the launching of the ASEAN Environmental Year (AEY) 2012 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
July 27, 2012
Legarda Outlines Core Issues for PNoy's Third SONA
A day before President Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III's third State of the Nation Address (SONA), Senator Loren Legarda outlined the core issues the President must address and remarked on the important role of Congress in achieving progress in these areas.
July 22, 2012
Legarda Renews Call for Audit of Post-Sendong Rehabilitation Funds and Donations
In light of the observed disparity between huge local and foreign donations vis-Ã -vis the dismal living conditions of Sendong survivors, Senator Loren Legarda renewed her call for various government agencies and institutions that received post-Sendong rehabilitation funds and donations to report in concrete terms how funds were utilized.
July 21, 2012
Legarda to PNoy: Lead the road to disaster-resilient governance
With preparations for President Benigno Aquino III's State of the Nation Address (SONA) in full swing, Senator Loren Legarda renewed her call to place disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation high on the list of national government programs.
July 19, 2012
Legarda: ASEAN has to face the issues, find solutions
Senator Legarda expressed concern over the implications of the failure by the ASEAN Ministers to agree on a joint statement during the recently concluded Foreign Minister's meeting in Phnom Penh. It is the first time in its 45 years of existence that ASEAN has failed to issue such a statement at the conclusion of its meetings.
July 17, 2012
Legarda Spearheads Collaboration Workshop for Cagayan de Oro River Basin
Senator Loren Legarda today said that an effective and collaborative management of the Cagayan de Oro river basin is key to preventing loss of lives and livelihoods in times of natural hazards as she spearheads a Collaboration Workshop for local government units and stakeholders to be held in Cagayan de Oro City on July 19.
July 15, 2012
Legarda Keynotes Opening of 2012 Science and Technology Week
Senator Loren Legarda today stressed the vital role of science, technology, and innovation in facing the challenges of development and growth at the opening of the 2012 National Science and Technology Week led by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).
July 10, 2012
Legarda Conveys Filipino Pride and Culture 'Every Step of the Way' at Reception for Queen of Spain
During the cocktail reception in honor of Her Majesty Queen Sofia's third visit to the Philippines since 2000, Senator Loren Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Cultural Communities, said that pride in the rich Filipino culture and unique heritage was conveyed every step of the way, from the menu to Her Majesty's guided tour of the Hibla ng Lahing Filipino textile galleries.
July 06, 2012
Certification Good, but OFW Protection Better â€“ Legarda
Senator Loren Legarda today urged the government to strengthen OFW protection in light of its recent decision to add 32 countries in the list of territories that meet Philippine standards on the protection of overseas Filipino workers.
July 04, 2012