December 31, 2010
LET US WELCOME THE NEW YEAR WITH A GRATEFUL HEART, AS WE RISE ABOVE THE ADVERSITIES AND BRING WITH US THE LESSONS OF 2010.
December 29, 2010
Let 2011 prepare us for the years ahead through measurable and significant improvements in our response to environmental challenges and climate change.
Let this be a year for everyone to nurture nature, and for leaders to ensure that we bring our soil, seas, forests and mountains back to health and vibrancy.
Let our minds and hearts […]
SEN. LOREN LEGARDA URGED THE FILIPINOS “TO FULFILL THE VISION OF OUR NATIONAL HERO, DR. JOSE RIZAL,” ON THE OCCASION OF THE 113TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS MARTYRDOM.
December 29, 2010
Loren said that while the Filipinos “have honored Rizal since his execution by a foreign colonial power, establishing him as our foremost national hero, we still have to fulfill the vision for which he sacrificed his life.”
“This vision,” according to Loren, “is that of a united, strong, independent and progressive country, where […]
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA ON TUESDAY URGED FILIPINOS TO SAFELY USHER IN THE NEW YEAR BY REFRAINING FROM USING FIRECRACKERS AND SPARKLERS, THE CAUSE OF COUNTLESS DEATHS AND MAIMING DURING THE ANNUAL REVELRY.
December 23, 2010
Loren noted with dismay that the Department of Health’s zero-accident target for 2009 had already become unattainable with a serious pyrotechnics-related accident in General Santos City on Christmas Day.
“Three people died from the accident in GenSan, which should once again remind us of the dangers associated with […]
CHRISTMAS IS THE STORY OF A CHILD, JESUS CHRIST, WHO WAS BORN IN A MANGER DESPITE BEING THE SON OF GOD. HIS BIRTH SYMBOLIZES A NEW BEGINNING. IT TELLS US THAT WE SHOULD NEVER LOSE FAITH AND HOPE BECAUSE LIFE ALWAYS GIVES US A CHANCE TO START ANEW AMID THE TRIALS THAT WE MEET ALONG THE WAY. THE SIMPLICITY OF CHRIST’S BIRTH, BEING BORN INSIDE A STABLE, SHOWS US THAT OUR STATUS IN LIFE SHOULD NEVER BE A HINDRANCE IN […]
December 21, 2010
AS MILLIONS OF FILIPINOS CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAY SEASON ORGANIZING AND ATTENDING NUMEROUS PARTIES AND HOLIDAY EVENTS, SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA HAS URGED EVERYONE TO BE MINDFUL OF THE ENVIRONMENT.
Legarda said that enjoying the season does not entail sacrificing the environment through tons of trash if celebrations are made frugal and eco-friendly.
“Every holiday season, from the abundance of gifts and food we exchange, we also generate heaps of trash from leftovers, gift wrappers, containers and utensils. At a time when […]