“WE NEED NOT MAKE AN INTERPRETATION OF WHAT MAY AND MAY NOT BE ALLOWED IN OUR COUNTRY IN TERMS OF FOREIGN MILITARY BASING. THE 1987 PHILIPPINE CONSTITUTION IS CLEAR. IT DOES NOT ALLOW FOREIGN MILITARY BASES, TROOPS OR FACILITIES IN THE PHILIPPINES EXCEPT UNDER A TREATY CONCURRED IN BY THE SENATE, AND WHEN THE CONGRESS SO REQUIRES, RATIFIED BY THE FILIPINO PEOPLE IN A REFERENDUM, AND RECOGNIZED AS A TREATY BY THE OTHER CONTRACTING STATE,” SENATOR LEGARDA SAID IN REACTION […]Read More
AS THE COUNTRY STARTS THE CELEBRATION OF THE NATIONAL HERITAGE MONTH, SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA CALLED ON THE GOVERNMENT AND PHILIPPINE CULTURE AND HISTORY ENTHUSIASTS TO INITIATE AND SUPPORT EFFORTS TO REVIVE THE FILIPINOS’ INTEREST IN THEIR HERITAGE.
“It is quite a difficult task to make our people embrace our culture since many have long forgotten about it. But if they refuse to visit our history, we must let history visit them. Let us bring our culture closer to the people,” […]
“THE GLOBAL FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM HAS ACHIEVED A HISTORIC MILESTONE. JUSTICE HAS BEEN SERVED,” THUS COMMENTED SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA ON THE DEATH OF AL QAEDA HEAD OSAMA BIN LADEN.
Senator Loren Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, praised the dedication and hard work of all the people who have been involved in the global fight against terrorism.
“Thousands of innocent lives have been lost on account of the unspeakable consequences of terrorism. I am sure this development […]