Breaking News as of November 2011
Legarda Stresses APEC and ASEAN Priorities on MSME Development and Disaster Resiliency
Senator Loren Legarda today said that the government should pursue its development initiatives in relation to the priorities set forth by state participants during the recent Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Bali, Indonesia, and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Economic (APEC) Leaders' Meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii.
November 30, 2011
Legarda Urges LGUs, Gov't Agencies to Integrate Hazard Maps in Dev't Plans
Senator Loren Legarda urged local government units (LGUs) and various state departments to integrate in their development plans and programs the multi-hazard maps completed by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) under the Hazards Mapping and Assessment for Effective Community Based Disaster Risk Management or READY Project.
November 26, 2011
Legarda Seeks Funds for Nat'l TV
Senator Loren Legarda has called for support in seeking funds for the state-owned television network, People's Television Network, Inc. (PTNI), noting that it does not receive annual appropriation for its operations.
November 18, 2011
Legarda: Protection of OFWs Starts with Getting Our Acts Together
Senator Loren Legarda called on agencies of the government to get their acts together in pursuing the mandate to protect overseas Filipinos. She was reacting to the contradictory positions taken by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration and the Department of Foreign Affairs on the matter of issuing a deployment ban covering 41 countries.
November 05, 2011
Loren Wants Greater Protection of IP Women's Rights
Senator Loren Legarda pushed for the improvement of programs and strengthening of mechanisms for the protection of the rights of female members of indigenous peoples (IP) groups in the country.
November 05, 2011
Our Dying Languages Must Be Saved - Legarda
Senator Loren Legarda today pushed for the preservation of the country's indigenous languages as she expressed support over current efforts to save such heritage.
November 03, 2011