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.
December 19, 2010
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 […]
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY STRESSED THE NEED FOR A LAW IMPOSING STRICTER PENALTIES FOR DRUNK DRIVING, NOTING THAT NUMEROUS CASES OF VEHICULAR ACCIDENTS INVOLVE INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL.
December 18, 2010
Legarda made the statement as the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) warned of more incidences of vehicular accidents during the holiday season due to drunk driving.
“Drivers should be responsible all the time because a lot of alcohol-related vehicular accidents oftentimes result in death and injury to innocent […]
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY EXPRESSED ELATION OVER THE RELEASE OF THE FORTY-THREE HEALTH WORKERS, KNOWN AS ‘MORONG 43′, WHO WERE EARLIER ARRESTED BY THE MILITARY ON ALLEGATIONS OF LINKS TO THE COMMUNIST GROUP.
December 16, 2010
“I am glad that the courts acted in haste over the executive’s order to withdraw the cases filed against the 43 health workers. More than being a timely present for Christmas, their release is a statement of our country’s commitment to respect human rights,” Legarda said.
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY STRESSED THE NECESSITY OF PUTTING UP A FUND SOLELY FOR THE COUNTRY’S CLIMATE ADAPTATION PROGRAMS AS SHE SOUGHT THE HELP OF GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, PARTICULARLY THE DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCE (DOF) AND BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT (DBM) TO FIND NEW SOURCES OF FUNDS.
December 11, 2010
Legarda said that a fund would be necessary to support the climate change action plans of local government units and to provide financial assistance for priority adaptation projects identified by the Climate Change Commission (CCC).
AS CLIMATE TALKS IN CANCUN, MEXICO CLOSE, SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY COMMENDED THE MAYORS OF CAMOTES ISLANDS IN CEBU PROVINCE FOR TAKING CONCRETE STEPS TO MITIGATE THE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE.
“I am glad that more people are now conscious about climate change. More local government units (LGUs) are seeing the importance of disaster preparedness and are joining the UN’s campaign on disaster resilience. I laud the mayors of the municipalities of San Francisco, Poro, Tudela, and Pilar of Camotes […]