November 16, 2010
AS THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES (DENR) RANKED CIGARETTE BUTTS AS THE SECOND HIGHEST POLLUTANT IN THE COUNTRY, SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY CALLED FOR THE STRICT ENFORCEMENT OF THE ANTI-LITTERING LAW AND ASKED SMOKERS TO BE MORE RESPONSIBLE IN DISPOSING CIGARETTE BUTTS.
November 14, 2010
“Smokers should be more responsible when they dispose their used cigarette butts. Smoking alone, with the various chemicals in cigarettes, pollute the air, now even cigarette butts are major pollutants because they are just being thrown […]
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA PROPOSES THE CREATION OF AN IT VENTURE CAPITAL FUND FOR SMALL TO MEDIUM-SCALE IT START-UP COMPANIES IN ORDER TO ENCOURAGE MORE FILIPINOS TO VENTURE INTO THE VERY DYNAMIC INDUSTRY OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
November 13, 2010
“There is a need to widen the participation of the poor in the IT sector, particularly through entrepreneurial activities. The proposed fund, which amounts to P1 billion, shall be administered by the Department of Science and Technology.”
Legarda filed Senate Bill No. 1407 – AN […]
TO AVERT A CRISIS IN HEALTH CARE PROVISION CAUSED BY A DECREASE IN THE ENROLLMENT OF STUDENTS IN THE FIELD OF MEDICINE AND THE RECENT PHENOMENON OF DOCTORS FORGOING THEIR MEDICAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN ORDER TO PURSUE NURSING ABROAD, SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA SAID THERE IS A NEED TO UPGRADE THE SALARY AND BENEFITS OF DOCTORS WHILE UPGRADING THE QUALITY OF THEIR TRAINING AS WELL TO KEEP THEM HOME.
November 12, 2010
In filing Senate Bill No. 1395, Legarda said, “This bill seeks […]
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA PROPOSED THROUGH THE ESTABLISHING OF A CHILDREN’S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM WHERE ELIGIBLE CHILDREN FROM LOW INCOME FAMILIES SHALL BE ENTITLED TO A FULL RANGE OF HEALTH SERVICES THAT WILL INCLUDE REGULAR CHECK UPS, IMMUNIZATION, LABORATORY TESTS AND DENTAL CARE.
November 11, 2010
Legarda’s Senate Bill 2120 intends to increase the scope and coverage of the National Health Insurance Policy to cover health needs of children.
During the Senate Committee on Health hearing yesterday, Senator Legarda inquired if the existing law, […]
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA SAID THE “GOOD AIR QUALITY” RATING WHICH THE CITY OF MANILA RECEIVED DURING THE PILOT TEST OF THE CLEAN AIR SCORECARD OF THE ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK AND THE CLEAN AIR INITIATIVES FOR ASIAN CITIES DURING THE THREE DAY BETTER AIR QUALITY CONFERENCE IN SINGAPORE MAY BE AN INDICATION THAT THE EFFORTS BEING UNDERTAKEN BY THE AGENCIES OF GOVERNMENT HAND IN HAND WITH PRIVATE SECTOR PARTICIPATION IN COMBATING AIR POLLUTION IS SEEING FRUITION.
“This is welcome good news. […]