November 22, 2010
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA IN A PRIVILEGE SPEECH ANNOUNCED THAT LEADERS FROM ALL OVER ASIA, PARTICULARLY FROM AFGHANISTAN, BANGLADESH, CAMBODIA, INDIA, INDONESIA, MALAYSIA, MALDIVES, NEPAL AND THAILAND, ARE EN ROUTE TO MANILA FOR A CONSULTATIVE MEETING FOR ASIAN PARLIAMENTARIANS ON DISASTER RISK REDUCTION, WHICH WILL BE HELD FROM NOVEMBER 25 TO 27.
November 21, 2010
“This is a prelude to the Asia Leader’s Summit in Manila next year which I will again jointly organize with the United Nations.”
The Chair of the Senate Committees […]
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA RENEWED HER CALL FOR THE PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT TO CHANGE THE WAY ECONOMIC GROWTH IS MEASURED, AMID INCREASING INTEREST AMONG COUNTRIES, SUCH AS THE UNITED KINGDOM AND FRANCE, TO INSTITUTE A “HAPPINESS INDEX” IN MEASURING A COUNTRY’S GROWTH.
November 20, 2010
“Along with the gross domestic product and other traditional economic yardsticks, it is equally important for us to know whether our economic activities make our people in the environment they live in healthier, educated and better acquainted to their cultural […]
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA, CHAIR OF THE SENATE COMMITTEES ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND FOREIGN RELATIONS WILL CONVENE A CONSULTATIVE MEETING FOR ASIAN PARLIAMENTARIANS TO DISCUSS ACTIONS THAT PARLIAMENTARIANS CAN TAKE AND LEAD IN ORDER TO INCREASE THE RESILIENCE OF ASIAN COUNTRIES TO DISASTERS AND CLIMATE CHANGE. WITH THE TOPIC OF DISASTER RISK REDUCTION: AN INSTRUMENT FOR ACHIEVING THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS (MDG), THE MEETING TAKES PLACE IN MANILA FROM 25 TO 27 NOVEMBER 2010 AT THE MAKATI SHANGRILA HOTEL.
November 20, 2010
In cooperation […]
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY LAUDED THE SUPREME COURT (SC) FOR PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE WELFARE OF THE PEOPLE THROUGH THE ISSUANCE OF THE UNPRECEDENTED “WRIT OF KALIKASAN” AND A TEMPORARY ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ORDER (TEPO) AGAINST THE FIRST PHILIPPINE INDUSTRIAL CORP (FPIC) AND FIRST GEN CORPORATION.
November 19, 2010
The order would compel FPIC and First Gen to temporarily halt its oil pipeline operations as a consequence of environmental hazards brought about by leaks found underground in the area adjacent to West Tower […]
THE LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON THE VISITING FORCES AGREEMENT (LOVFA) WILL CONVENE ON NOVEMBER 23, 2010 AT 10 AM AT THE PECSON ROOM OF THE SENATE.
Senator Loren Legarda, Co-Chair of the Senate panel, said the LOVFA has already gathered inputs from different sectors as a prelude to the series of public hearings that it has calendared, aimed at formulating a report to Congress on the implementation of the Visiting Forces Agreement.
“Some of the issues raised include the guidelines […]