Breaking News as of October 2011
Economic Dev't Should Not Worsen Disaster Impacts - Legarda
Senator Loren Legarda today said that the nation's economic development plan should consider the impacts of climate change so that it would actually contribute to the country's overall progress and not in the worsening of disaster risks.
October 29, 2011
Legarda Lauds Creation of National Film Archives
Senator Loren Legarda hailed the creation of the National Film Archives of the Philippines (NFAP) as nations celebrated the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage on October 27, stressing that Filipino-produced films and other audiovisual recordings form part of the country's rich heritage.
October 28, 2011
Legarda Commends Trisha Reyes for Winning UNEP Painting Competition
Senator Loren Legarda today filed P. S. Resolution No. 627 to congratulate and commend Trisha Co Reyes for winning the 20th United Nations Environment Programm's Global Painting Competition at the Tunza International Children and Youth Conference on the Environment in Bandung, Indonesia.
October 21, 2011
Loren Condemns Killing of Fr. Fausto Tentorio
Sen. Loren Legarda denounced the killing of Fr. Fausto "Pops" Tenorio, an Italian missionary, who dedicated his life in the service of the indigenous poor and the less fortunate Filipinos in Mindanao.
October 19, 2011
Legarda: Make Children Part of Disaster Reduction Initiatives
The Chair of the Senate Committee on Climate Change, Senator Loren Legarda, today said that children should be made part of the efforts in making communities resilient to disasters, noting that 39 of the 83 casualties during typhoon Pedring were children.
October 12, 2011
Legarda to NDRRMC: Institute a National Dam Safety Program
Senator Loren Legarda directed the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) to gather all dam operators and various agencies that oversee their operations to immediately institute a national dam safety program that would ensure better management of water dams especially in times of crisis.
October 04, 2011