September 27, 2010
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA SAID IT IS IMPORTANT TO INSTITUTIONALIZE KINDERGARTEN CLASSES ESPECIALLY FOR THE MIDDLE TO THE LOWER SECTORS.
September 25, 2010
During the Committee on Finance hearing on the budget of the Department of Education, Legarda said the existing summer kindergarten program is not sufficient for the young children to prepare them for Grade 1.
“If they don’t go to kindergarten there is a greater risk for them to drop out. They have a weaker body and weak mind.”
“Officials of the […]
CLIMATE CHANGE HAS INCREASINGLY BECOME A REAL-LIFE AND REAL-TIME CRISIS IN THE PHILIPPINES. IT IS BY NO MEANS ABSTRACT OR DISTANT. IT IS HAPPENING HERE AND NOW.
September 22, 2010
Watch the first television showing of “BUHOS”, a Sen. Loren Legarda and Brillante Mendoza documentary on QTV this Sunday, September 26, 11:30pm. On this same day last year, typhoon Ondoy showed us how natural disasters brought about by climate change can destroy lives. Our planet can only recover if we understand the problem […]
SEN. LOREN LEGARDA EXPRESSED CONCERN OVER REPORTS ON THE WORSENING CONDITIONS OF AIR QUALITY IN METRO MANILA, THUS CALLING FOR THE GOVERNMENT’S RENEWED AND STRONG COMMITMENT TO ADDRESSING THE ROOTS OF AIR POLLUTION IN THE METROPOLIS.
September 21, 2010
According to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), pollution in the Metropolis went further downhill during the first half of this year, with 163 micrograms (ug)/normal cubic meters (Ncm) of solid or liquid particles in the air. The normal standard is at […]
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA SAID PRESIDENT BENIGNO AQUINO III HAS A FRESH START TO EXHAUST GOVERNMENTAL EFFORTS TO MEET THE 2015 DEADLINE OF COMPLYING WITH THE MILLENIUM DEVELOPMENT GOAD DECLARATION, IDENTIFYING CONCISE PLANS AND OPERATIONALIZING ALL THE EFFORTS AND RESOURCES OF GOVERNMENT TO ACHIEVE THE EIGHT GOALS SET BY THE 189 COUNTRY SIGNATORIES IN THE MILLENIUM DECLARATION OF 2010 OF WHICH THE PHILIPPINES IS A SIGNATORY.
September 20, 2010
“The task ahead is for the Millenium Development Goals to be integrated into and given […]
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA IN A PRIVILEGE SPEECH REMINDS US OF THE URGENCY IN REVIEWING THE EFFORTS OF OUR COUNTRY TOWARDS ACHIEVING MILLENIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS AS WORLD LEADERS ARE MEETING IN NEW YORK FOR THE MILLENIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS SUMMIT.
“Only five (5) years remain before the 2015 deadline to achieve the MDGs. We need to review the progress of the Philippines towards the achievement of the MDGs as adopted under the United Nations Millennium Declaration, vis-a-vis the progress of countries worldwide […]