Bilang paggunita sa Araw ng Kagitingan, kinilala ni Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda ang mga bagong bayani ng bansa: mga doktor, nurse, health workers, pulis at miyembro ng Armed Forces ng Pilipinas, mga guro, mga utility staff, mga nagtatrabaho sa mga groceries, mga drivers at riders na naghahatid ng pagkain at mga kargamento, mga mangingisda at magsasaka, mga nagtitinda sa mga pamilihan, mga mamamahayag, mga security guard, mga OFW, at ang mga dedikadong mga kawani ng pamahalaan na walang pagod na tumutupad sa kanilang tungkulin sa gitna ng kinakaharap na krisis pangkalusugan.Read More
MANILA, 9 April 2021 — Plant-based chefs highlighted sustainable food consumption through cheap and easy-to-do plant-based recipes, and its major opportunities and benefits in terms of human health, environment, and the economy during the 40th episode of “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Pathways,” with the topic “Oh My Gulay!”
The online conversation hosted by three-term Senator, now Deputy Speaker and Antique Representative Loren Legarda, featured sustainable food enthusiasts including Chef Mae Dolonius of Studio Plantmaed; Chef JR Royol, […]
In commemoration of Araw ng Kagitingan, Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda today paid tribute to the country’s modern-day heroes: doctors, nurses, health workers, policemen and members of the armed forces, teachers, the utility staff, those working in groceries and retail, food and cargo delivery drivers, fisherfolk and farmers, market vendors, journalists, security personnel, the OFWs, and the dedicated government workers, both at the national and local levels, who tirelessly continue to work in the frontlines during this health crisis.Read More
Three-term Senator, now Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, filed a bill seeking to develop and implement an ecosystem and natural accounting system that applies to the Philippine environment, giving importance to the role, value, and impact of the country’s natural resources on the economy.
“For decades, the debate has been whether to choose economy over conservation of natural resources. This is a false dichotomy. The economy and all of society are fully and entirely dependent on natural resources—our natural capital that includes our forests, wetlands, and other ecosystems,” Legarda said.Read More
Statement of former Senator, now Deputy Speaker, Loren Legarda on the continuing Asian American attacksApril 6, 2021
“There should be no place for hate for or discrimination against any race in our world today. Instead, there should only be respect for human rights, dignity and equality among us.
We stand strong with our fellow Filipinos and fellow Asians during these trying times, made even more difficult by the ongoing pandemic, as we recognize the vast contribution of Asians in international relations and economic development, as well as in the progress achieved by the international community in the areas […]