December 28, 2020
House Deputy Speaker and Antique Lone District Representative Loren Legarda today called for the urgent procurement of the COVID-19 vaccine for every Filipino.
December 28, 2020
“Let us not waste taxpayers’ money, government funds and loans which we will be paying for anyway to purchase substandard vaccines with low efficacy rate. Let’s not put people’s lives at risk. Let’s not scrimp on the best and the safest vaccines already approved by other countries’ medical experts and scientists by favoring the “puwede na” vaccines with […]
Legarda today encouraged everyone to go online and spend their free time by going on virtual tours of museums, as we all face the new norm.
December 23, 2020
“With the pandemic, people are obliged to stay at home, practice social distancing, spend time for ourselves and with our loved ones, but technology allows us the opportunity to go beyond our homes and to learn more about our surroundings, our art, history, and culture,” Legarda, a staunch supporter of the arts, noted.
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MANILA, 23 December 2020 —Deputy Speaker and Antique Representative Loren Legarda called on fellow leaders and policymakers to align the country’s post-COVID-19 recovery plans to the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), citing a report on “Building Back Better: A Sustainable, Resilient Recovery After COVID-19” released by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
December 22, 2020
“While the country is focused on looking efficient ways to put a stop on the still rising COVID-19 cases and providing aid to our fellow Filipinos who […]
As the country continues to grapple with the unprecedented climate crisis and COVID-19 pandemic this holiday season, Deputy Speaker and Antique Representative Loren Legarda urged the public to celebrate safely and sustainably by cutting back on plastic wastes.
Legarda noted that the Christmas season produces a massive volume of garbage in the country, especially with the Filipino practice of gift giving, holding gatherings, Christmas parties, and various holiday events.
December 21, 2020
Deputy Speaker and Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda issued a statement today strongly condemning the mother and son murder in Tarlac by a police officer on Sunday, December 20. A video of the killing perpetrated by Police Corporal Jonel Nuezca posted on the internet by a concerned citizen who witnessed the heinous crime has gone viral.
“Gun violence should never be tolerated. One life lost because of police brutality is one life too many. The Philippine National Police should swiftly rule against the irresponsible use of authority and power of its personnel,” urged Legarda.