During the 5th episode of the online series “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Pathways” on the topic ‘Growing Your Own Food Part 2’, House Deputy Speaker and Antique Representative Loren Legarda featured urban farming and home gardening tips and advice from experts and advocates, as well as urged schools and millennials to follow suit.Read More
As we commemorate the 159th birthday of our National Hero, Dr. Jose Rizal, may we be reminded of his courage and commitment in serving the country that earned us our freedom and our identity as Filipinos.
Dr. Jose Rizal instilled in us the value of patriotism and love for country. As we adjust to the new normal in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, may we also develop within ourselves the same strength and resilience that Rizal had shown as he fought […]
House Committee Approves Bill on Recovery Assistance Package for Higher Education and Tech-Voc EducationJune 18, 2020
The House New Normal SubCommittee of the Defeat COVID-19 Ad Hoc Committee approved in principle at the committee level House Bill No. 6706, which seeks to provide a Recovery Assistance Package for Higher Education and Technical-Vocational Education and Training.
Legarda, chair of the said subcommittee, noted that the current pandemic has gravely affected not only human health but it also disrupted socio-economic systems, including learning and education. She stated that this health crisis should be a driving force for the government to implement a whole-of-government and whole-of-society approach to protect the health and wellbeing of the Filipinos while ensuring that all sectors receive adequate assistance needed as the country adapts to the challenges of the new normal.Read More
For the fifth episode of “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Change Pathways,” as part two of the topic on “Growing Your Own Food”, House Deputy Speaker and Antique Representative Loren Legarda will gather experts and home gardeners to exchange stories, approaches and practical tips on building home and community food gardens, which help in building climate resilience and ensuring food security.
The fifth episode will be shown live on Thursday, 18 June 2020, 10 AM, via Facebook at […]
“What we want now is nothing less than the liberation of the 88% of Metro Manila households who, because they do not have the fortune of owning cars, remain imprisoned by the lack of inclusive sustainable mobility options. And as long as we in government prioritize the minority, which is only 12% of households who own cars, how can we call ourselves free?” said House Deputy Speaker and Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda.Read More