March 31, 2015
Senator Loren Legarda today encouraged Catholics to preserve Lenten traditions and likewise urged Filipinos, regardless of faith, to maintain religious customs.
March 27, 2015
Legarda, whose family observes a century-old tradition of doing the pabasa every Holy Wednesday, said that Lenten traditions are part of Filipino Catholics’ heritage and in fact, the preservation of these customs has continued to strengthen the faith of many.
“The Lenten Season, especially the Holy Week, is a time for contemplation. We observe Filipino Holy Week traditions as part of renewing our […]
Senator Loren Legarda today urged the public to support the global movement to simultaneously switch off lights for one hour on March 28 (Saturday), 8:30pm local time, in observance of the 2015 Earth Hour.
March 27, 2015
“The Earth Hour campaign shows us what each citizen can do. It tells us that every individual is capable of protecting our planet. Small acts cannot be underestimated because these small acts, when put together, create big changes,” Legarda stressed.
Legarda, author of the Climate Change Act, encouraged all Filipinos to show […]
Fifty-one years after its 1964 participation in the Venice Art Biennale, the Philippines finally returns to one of the world’s biggest and most prestigious exhibitions of contemporary art, with the support of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and the Office of Senator Loren Legarda.
March 26, 2015
Patrick Flores’ curatorial proposal titled Tie A String Around the Worldwas chosen by a panel of distinguished experts from among 16 submissions as the Philippine representative in the […]
Senator Loren Legarda today encouraged Filipino Catholics who will observe the Holy Week to affirm their role as stewards of God’s creation through environment-friendly practices, such as proper solid waste management.
March 22, 2015
Legarda said that undertaking environment-friendly activities is a way to carbon fast and reconcile with the environment, which has been greatly abused and exploited.
“We are the stewards of God’s creation and as such, we are tasked to protect, not harm, our environment. We should adopt an environment-friendly lifestyle and learn […]
Times change and so does the nature of disaster risks. Poverty, badly planned and managed urban and regional development, informal settlements on unsafe lands, vulnerable rural and urban livelihoods, and ecosystem decline are the underlying drivers that increase the risks of natural hazards turning into disasters. Even as we confront these challenges, the impact of Earth’s warming temperature already looms over us.
According to the 5th Annual Natural Hazards Risk Atlas (NHRA), eight of the top 10 cities with the greatest […]