“Aside from being the lifeblood of the Philippine economy, MSMEs are powerful platforms for promotion of viable rural livelihoods, cultural preservation, socio-economic empowerment of indigenous peoples, and environmental protection,”Read More
“Every year at least 2,000 Filipinos trafficking victims are rescued by non-government organizations. It is about time that we save Filipinos from slavery, forced labor and exploitation. The amendments to the existing Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act will aid in harmonizing our policies, building capacities of agencies, and strengthening enforcement and prosecution of human traffickers,”Read More
IN LIGHT OF NATIONAL TEACHERS’ MONTH 2012, SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY URGED FILIPINOS TO EXPRESS THEIR SOLIDARITY BY CAMPAIGNING FOR THE PASSAGE OF THE PROPOSED MAGNA CARTA OF TEACHERS AND NON-TEACHING PERSONNEL ACT.
“With the increasing rate of enrolment especially in public schools and massive educational reforms through the K-12 System, National Teachers’ Month should not be about rhetoric but about clear decisions and actions to provide better lives for our unsung heroes,” said Legarda, author of the proposed Magna […]
“My role as a legislator is one of enacting policies. The executive branch is responsible for administering our policies. We exercise oversight to a certain extent on key policy implementation mechanisms. In the exercise of that role, we can, to a certain extent, provide inputs and insights in the implementation of certain policies. I will leave it at that.”Read More
Legarda Hails Adoption of Resolution to Support Efforts for Parliamentary and Inclusive Democracy in CambodiaSeptember 18, 2012
“I filed this Resolution in cognizance of the 2012 report of Professor Surya Subedi, the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Cambodia. Cambodia’s national election in July 2013 offers as excellent opportunity to further democratic consolidation,”Read More