Parents and celebrities laud Loren Legarda’s ‘One Tablet, One Student’ bill

November 20, 2021

Celebrities and some parents of school age children, lauded House Bill No. 10405, also known as the “One Tablet, One Student Act of 2021” recently filed by three-term Senator Loren Legarda, that seeks to provide each student from public elementary, secondary, state universities and colleges (SUCs), a tablet as a learning tool.
The bill was received well and is seen as a definite boost in the capabilities of our public school students to learn, especially in the new normal setting.
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Message of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda: Law of Nature Webinar

November 13, 2021

A pleasant morning to you all. Thank you to the Angeles University Foundation for this chance to raise awareness on the challenges of air pollution and to strengthen our cooperation in implementing the Clean Air Act.  I recognize the important work that you are doing to help raise the air quality standards of our country.  Granting we would have been in a much worse situation without this law, the expected outcomes, however, are far from the reality we have today.
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Privilege Speech On the 26th Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC

November 8, 2021

 Mr. Speaker, dear colleagues:
Last Sunday, October 31st, after a year’s postponement due to the pandemic, the 26th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) finally opened in Glasgow under the presidency of the United Kingdom. These twelve days of climate talks could well be “the world’s best last chance to get runaway climate change under control.” Today, November 8, the nation commemorates the eighth anniversary of Supertyphoon Yolanda.
Indeed, this climate summit is a […]

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Legarda, CCC support CVF COP26 demand for Climate Emergency Pact

November 5, 2021

MANILA, 5 November 2021 — Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) Ambassador for Parliaments and three-term Senator Loren Legarda expressed her strong support for the ‘Dhaka-Glasgow Declaration of the Climate Vulnerable Forum,’ adopted at the High-Level Leaders’ Dialogue during the World Leaders Summit at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26).
“We charge the international community to respond proportionately to the unprecedented global injustice of the climate crisis, which now imminently threatens the safety and in cases, the viability or very existence of a […]

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Second part of Pinoy Youth for a Sustainable Future in 69th episode of ‘Stories for a Better Normal’ COP26 Series

November 3, 2021

MANILA, 3 November 2021 — The 69th episode of “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Change Pathways,” will once again feature Filipino youth innovators and leaders leaders and their innovations and advocacy campaigns on climate change adaptation and mitigation to inspire more youth to innovate toward a healthy, resilient, and sustainable future.
The online conversation, conceptualized and hosted by three-term former Senator, now Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, will air on Thursday, 4 November 2021, 10:00 AM via Facebook Live […]

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