ASKED WHAT SHE THOUGHT ABOUT PGMA’S DISTRIBUTION OF FARM INPUTS AND IRRIGATION EQUIPMENT IN RESPONSE TO EL NINO, SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA, SENATE CHAIR OF THE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE SAID, “I MADE SURE THAT THE 2010 BUDGET IS CLIMATE-CHANGE RESPONSIVE. THEN DA SECRETARY ARTHUR YAP AND NEWLY APPOINTED SECRETARY BERNIE FONDEVILLA—KNOWING MY CHIEF CONCERN AFTER ONDOY AND PEPENG DEVASTATED OUR FARMS AND FISHFARMS—PROPOSED TO ME A BUDGET WHICH WOULD ENSURE WE WOULD HAVE SOMETHING TO BAIL OUR FARMERS AND FISHERFOLK OUT […]Read More
THE GOVERNMENT NEEDS TO INVEST IN INFRASTRUCTURE AND NEW SOURCES OF POWER IN THE CARAGA REGION TO ALLOW THE PEOPLE TO TAP ITS RICH RESOURCES, NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE LOREN LEGARDA SAID ON WEDNESDAY DURING A BREAK IN HER MINDANAO CAMPAIGN.
“Caraga is one of the poorest but also one of the wealthiest in terms of resources,” Legarda, who aims to be a “green VP,” said. “Mindanao has a lot of potential. All you need to do is provide them […]
NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL BET LOREN LEGARDA MET YESTERDAY WITH THE AGUSAN DEL NORTE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE (ANECO) TO DISCUSS WAYS TO EASE THE POWER WOES IN THE REGION, AND STRESSED THAT DECISIVE ACTION – NOT EMERGENCY POWERS – IS NECESSARY TO SOLVE THE POWER PROBLEM.
“We can’t blame El Niño and climate change alone. That’s just one part of the problem. Government should have foreseen and prepared for the drought. The country’s leadership should focus on implementing the Renewable Energy Law […]
NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE LOREN LEGARDA, ALONG WITH RUNNING MATE MANNY VILLAR WILL ATTEND THE BULAWAN FESTIVAL IN COMPOSTELA VALLEY AT THE INVITATION OF GOVERNOR ARTURO UY.
“It’s not really a campaign sortie of the usual kind,” Loren said. “But the governor will allow us to speak and present our platforms of government. So as not to disrupt the festive mood, nobody is allowed to take potshots at other candidates.”
At the Kapihan sa PIA (Philippine Information Agency) last Tuesday, […]
NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE LOREN LEGARDA EMPHASIZED THE NEED TO DEVELOP AVENUES FOR FILIPINO WOMEN AND YOUNG GIRLS TO HAVE BETTER ACCESS TO OPPORTUNITIES IN IMPROVING THEIR WELFARE THROUGH EDUCATION AND LIVELIHOOD, ESPECIALLY AFTER THE PASSAGE OF RA9710 OR THE MAGNA CARTA OF WOMEN WHICH LOREN HELPED USHER IN THE SENATE.
Loren lamented the fact that only less than half of 19 million women are engaged in gainful activities, and stressed that women must be given a bigger role in […]