Message of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda on Wavemakers Wednesday

April 21, 2021

Message of House Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda
Wavemakers Wednesday:
Plastic and its Climate Impact
April 21, 2021
 
 
Magandang umaga, at isang luntiang Pilipinas sa inyong lahat!
 
First of all, let me thank Oceana and your partners for hosting this discussion. Thank you as well to all our speakers for sharing your thoughts and expertise on this very crucial issue faced by our country and our planet today.
 
Your discussion on the costs of a plastic planet is a timely reminder for us to stay […]

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Public asked not to medicate before vaccination

April 21, 2021

House Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda yesterday called for more aggressive contact tracing to curb the surge in COVID-19 cases.

In a statement, the former senator and now Antique congresswoman cited the effectiveness of contact tracing in containing infectious disease outbreaks.

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7,379 cases lowest in two weeks

April 21, 2021

The Philippines logged on Tuesday 7,379 new cases—the lowest in two weeks—of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), bringing the  total to 953,106, as eight laboratories failed to submit their data on time, the Department of Health (DOH) reported.

The DOH also reported 21,664 persons who recently recovered, bringing the total recoveries to 809,959, which is 85 percent of the total.

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Statement from Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda on Community pantries

April 20, 2021

By now, the die has been cast. Community pantries that have sprouted nationwide will continue to be supported by local governments and even the PNP and DILG. Government will be there to assist, ensure that health protocols are followed and that people do not crowd. The speed with which people took up the burden of making food available for the hungry when someone started setting the example is nothing short of phenomenal. And truly, it would have been to the […]

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HR 1659: Resolution Congratulating and Commending the Recipients of “The Outstanding Young Men” (TOYM) of the Philippines 2020

April 20, 2021

HR01659
Date Filed: 2021-03-16
Full Title: RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING THE RECIPIENTS OF “THE OUTSTANDING YOUNG MEN” (TOYM) OF THE PHILIPPINES 2020 AWARD GIVEN BY THE JUNIOR CHAMBER INTERNATIONAL – PHILIPPINES, INC., THE TOYM FOUNDATION, INC., AND THE GERRY ROXAS FOUNDATION, INC.
Date Read: 2021-03-22
Primary Referral: YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT
Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT since 2021-03-22
https://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/basic_18/HR01659.pdf

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