April 22, 2020
Semirara Island is the site of Antique’s first four COVID 19 positive cases, all of which are within the continuing operations of Semirara Mining and Power Corporation. To date, seven ships have reportedly already been inspected by quarantine, customs and immigration officials in Semirara within the quarantine period from March 15.
April 22, 2020
As early as January, Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda of the lone district of Antique recommended the stoppage of Chinese ships coming into Antique to load coal bound for China as […]
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day this April 22, Deputy Speaker and Lone District of Antique Representative Loren Legarda called for stronger climate action, encouraging people to join the online climate movement amidst the pandemic created by the Coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
April 21, 2020
“The phenomenon of climate change is so complex and overreaching in its impacts that we should now begin calling it the ‘climate crisis’,” Legarda said.
This year’s theme, climate action, reflects the unprecedented impacts of climate change as […]
Deputy Speaker and Antique Lone District Representative Loren Legarda encourages Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to avail of the I-RESCUE (Interim Rehabilitation Support to Cushion Unfavorably-affected Enterprises by Covid-19), a new lending program launched by LANDBANK in support of RA 11649 or the “Bayanihan to Heal as One Act.”
April 20, 2020
As principal sponsor and co-author of the Magna Carta for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Legarda assures that MSMEs will be given assistance to cushion the impact on businesses during this […]
Deputy Speaker and Antique Representative Loren Legarda today urged national law enforcement units and local government officials to strictly implement laws on Philippine wildlife protection and conservation amid the escalating threats of biodiversity loss and the global pandemic due to zoonotic diseases and climate change.
April 16, 2020
Citing the 2019 Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services released by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystems Services (IPBES), Legarda said that without intervention from governments all over the world to halt […]
Deputy Speaker and Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda today urged the general public to be more conscious of their individual and household carbon footprint, as the government continues to plea for everyone to stay at home during this Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) period due to the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Legarda said that “carbon footprint” measures the total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that an individual or entity produces from their daily activities and lifestyle, adding that high levels of […]