February 6, 2013
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY REPORTED THE RESULTS OF THE JOINT INVESTIGATION OF THE COMMITTEES ON FOREIGN RELATIONS AND ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES ON THE ALLEGED DUMPING OF WASTES IN SEAWATERS BY MT GLENN GUARDIAN, A VESSEL OWNED BY GLENN DEFENSE MARINE ASIA PTE LTD.
February 4, 2013
Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, said that the investigation by the Senate produced wide-ranging inputs from various stakeholders which showed that Glenn Defense clearly violated Philippine laws when it dumped sewage waste […]
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA, AUTHOR OF SENATE BILL NO. 3276 OR THE WORLD INTERFAITH HARMONY WEEK BILL, SAID THAT THE MEASURE HAS BEEN APPROVED ON THIRD READING IN THE SENATE AND NOW AWAITS THE CONCURRENCE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
February 2, 2013
“I hope that the World Interfaith Harmony Week Bill will be passed by the House before the close of Fifteenth Congress next week. The rationale of the UN resolution is a need to find genuine understanding amongst people of different faiths […]
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY STRESSED THE IMPORTANCE OF THE PASSAGE OF A MEASURE THAT WOULD INSTITUTIONALIZE MANDATORY HEALTHCARE COVERAGE FOR POOR FAMILIES IN THE COUNTRY.
February 1, 2013
Legarda, principal author and co-sponsor of Senate Bill 2849 which aims to amend the charter of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth), said that even as the national government is doing its share to cover the health insurance needs of indigent Filipinos, a law that will institutionalize such arrangement is needed to ensure continuity of […]
STRESSING THE CRUCIAL ROLE OF ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNERS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES AND ECOSYSTEMS, SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA SAID THAT THERE IS A NEED FOR A MORE RESPONSIVE AND COMPREHENSIVE REGULATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING PRACTICE IN THE COUNTRY.
Legarda, principal author of Senate Bill 3138, the Environmental Planning Act of 2012 recently approved on Second Reading, said that the law regulating the practice of Environmental Planning in the Philippines, Presidential Decree No. 1308, was enacted more than 30 years ago […]