March 31, 2011
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY SAID THAT KEEPING OVERSEAS FILIPINOS INFORMED OF THE GOVERNMENT’S PROGRAMS AND SERVICES THEY CAN AVAIL WILL HELP THEM BETTER PLAN THEIR FUTURE AND ASSESS THEIR OPTIONS SO AS NOT TO BE CAUGHT OFF GUARD WHEN CRISIS IN THEIR HOST NATIONS ERUPTS.
March 28, 2011
The Chair of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations stressed that several programs of various government agencies can provide a wide range of opportunities for repatriated Filipinos if only they are aware that these programs […]
AMID ONGOING UNREST AND WITH THE OCCURRENCE OF NATURAL HAZARDS IN VARIOUS COUNTRIES, THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS, CHAIRED BY SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA, WILL CONDUCT AN INQUIRY ON THE PREPAREDNESS OF THE GOVERNMENT AND ITS STRATEGY TO ENSURE THE SAFETY AND WELFARE OF OVERSEAS FILIPINOS IN CRISIS SITUATIONS.
March 27, 2011
Legarda said that the hearing, set on March 29, 2011 at the Senate, will look into the efforts being done by the government in providing assistance to overseas Filipinos residing or […]
SHOULD A STRONG TEMBLOR HIT THE COUNTRY, OPEN SPACES WOULD BE THE SAFEST REFUGE FOR THE PEOPLE, SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA SAID.
March 26, 2011
“It is vital for any city to have designated open spaces that are not only used for recreational purposes but also as evacuation areas when natural hazards, such as earthquakes, occur,” said Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Climate Change.
“However, this could pose a problem to some communities with only limited spaces left. It is always in […]
AS MORE OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFWS) REMAIN UNCERTAIN OF THEIR FUTURE WITH THE SERIES OF UNREST IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY CALLED ON THE GOVERNMENT TO ENSURE THE PROPER IMPLEMENTATION OF LAWS THAT WOULD HELP REPATRIATED FILIPINOS COPE WITH THEIR ABRUPT DISPLACEMENT.
March 25, 2011
Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, said that under Republic Act 10022, or the Amended Migrant Workers Act, an emergency repatriation fund for migrant Filipinos must be established, and […]
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY DENOUNCED THE KILLING OF A FEMALE BROADCASTER IN MALABON, STRESSING THAT IF THE MOTIVE BEHIND THE CRIME WAS WORK-RELATED, THEN CONGRESS HAS TO FAST TRACK THE PASSING OF THE BILL QUALIFYING AS MURDER THE KILLING OF MEMBERS OF MEDIA IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THEIR DUTIES.
Len Flores Sumera, a radio anchor of dzME, was shot dead on Thursday morning while on her way to work. Authorities have yet to determine the motive behind the killing.