Legarda: Ensure safe and more comfortable life for our elders

October 9, 2021

IN celebration of the Elderly Filipino Week, three-term senator, now Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda renewed her call for stronger implementation of Republic Act  9994, or the Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010, which she principally authored.
“I authored the law in the 14th Congress to provide additional benefits and privileges to our Filipino senior citizens as my tribute to our elders who have been and continue to be part of nation-building. To take care of the elderly has been a time-honored […]

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Fisheries in a Changing Climate in 65th episode of ‘Stories for a Better Normal’ Series

October 5, 2021

MANILA, 5 October 2021 — Fisherfolk leaders and fisheries advocates will gather virtually to promote the protection and restoration of the marine environment to revive the fisheries sector on the 65th episode of “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Change Pathways,” with the topic, “Pangingisda sa Nagbabagong Klima.”
The online conversation, conceptualized and hosted by a three-term former Senator, now Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, will air on Thursday, 7 October 2021, 10:00 AM via Facebook Live at facebook.com/CCCPhl and […]

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Mensahe ni Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda: World Teachers Day

October 5, 2021

Happy World Teachers Day sa lahat ng guro na walang katumbas ang dedikasyon para maghatid ng de-kalidad na edukasyon sa ating kabataan sa kabila ng hamon sa ating education system dulot ng kasulukuyang pandemya.
Nais kong ipaabot ang aking buong-pusong pagpupugay sa patuloy ninyong pagpupursige na magampanan ang inyong sinumpaang propesyon sa kabila ng pagpapatupad natin ng blended learning system.
Isang napakalaking hamon para sa education sector ang pandemyang ito dahil sa mga karagdagang responsibilidad na inyong kailangang pangatawanan upang masiguro na […]

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Legarda: Ensure safe and more comfortable life for our elders in their twilight years

October 4, 2021

In celebration of the Elderly Filipino Week, three-term Senator, now Deputy Speaker, Loren Legarda renewed her call for stronger implementation of Republic Act No. 9994, or the Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010, which she principally authored.
“I authored the law in the 14th Congress to provide additional benefits and privileges to our Filipino senior citizens as my tribute to our elders who have been and continue to be part of nation-building. To take care of the elderly has been a […]

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Legarda bats for DSWD SLP budget augmentation

October 4, 2021

Three-term Senator Loren Legarda renewed her call for the increase of DSWD’s budget to ensure that more than 4 million families who are all active members of 4Ps will be able to access government programs like the Department’s Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP), a livelihood program that supports 4Ps families to eventually gain financial independence. It offers two tracks—microenterprise development track, which provides a maximum of Php 15,000 seed capital fund; and the employment facilitation track, providing maximum of Php 5,000 […]

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