NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL BET LOREN LEGARDA VOWS TO SUPPORT CORN FARMERS AS THEY SUSTAIN THE GREATEST INJURY FROM THE PROLONGED DRY SPELL CAUSED BY THE EL NINO PHENOMENON. LOREN URGED FARMERS’ ORGANIZATIONS TO BE VIGILANT IN MONITORING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF EMERGENCY MEASURES UNDERTAKEN BY THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. THE FUNDS SHOULD BE PRIORITIZED TO ADDRESS THE MOST URGENT NEEDS LIKE SHALLOW TUBE WELLS, IRRIGATION PUMPS AND FUEL TO THE HARDEST HIT AREAS. FUNDS SHOULD ALSO BE ALLOCATED TO HELP FARMERS […]Read More
THE PHILIPPINES IS ONE OF THE MOST VULNERABLE COUNTRIES TO CLIMATE CHANGE. THIS IS ACCORDING TO MULTILATERAL ORGANIZATIONS SUCH AS THE MANILA-BASED ADB, WORLD BANK AND EUROPEAN BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT WILLING TO PROVIDE FUNDS TO ASSIST THE COUNTRY IN ADAPTING TO CLIMATE CHANGE.
NP-NPC-LDP vice presidential candidate Loren Legarda stressed this today, contending that Senator Roxas missed the point when he said that climate change is not an issue since the Philippines account for less than 1 percent […]
NP-NPC-LDP VICE-PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE LOREN LEGARDA YESTERDAY CHALLENGED RIVAL MAR ROXAS TO PROVE HIS “PRO-POOR” AGENDA AND SHOW CONCRETE PROGRAMS OF POVERTY ALLEVIATION AND IMPROVED SOCIAL SERVICES.
She said Roxas has aggravated the struggle of poor Filipinos in the Cheaper Medicines Act that actually provides for “parallel importation” and selective decrease in the price of medicines. She also contested Roxas’ image as Mr. Palengke, saying the former Trade Secretary has not done much to keep the prices of basic market commodities […]
NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL BET LOREN LEGARDA TODAY CALLED FOR A CLOSE MONITORING OF ALL CANDIDATES’ CAMPAIGN AD SPENDING, VOWING HERSELF TO STAY WITHIN THE ALLOWED AD BUYS.
“That’s the most responsible thing to do – for candidates to discipline themselves in the campaign spending. That’s the only way we can level the playing field for all,” she said.
Legarda, however, questioned rival Mar Roxas’ campaign ad spending which has already risen to P1.3 billion, according to the Nielsen media monitoring.
“MAR ROXAS TRIED TO SIDESTEP THE AGRARIAN REFORM ISSUE AGAINST HIM AND IS SEEKING COVER BEHIND LEGAL TECHNICALITIES,” NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE LOREN LEGARDA SAID SHORTLY AFTER PARTICIPATING IN THE HARAPAN: THE ABS-CBN VICE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE ON SUNDAY.
Legarda was referring to a pending Supreme Court case filed by the Department of Agrarian Reform against the estate of J. Amado Araneta. Roxas is a member of the Araneta family.
The Aranetas are trying to get 1,645 hectares of land in […]