Legarda: Motherhood is an even greater challenge in the time of pandemic

May 7, 2021

Deputy Speaker and Representative of the Lone District of Antique, Loren Legarda, expressed her heartfelt greetings to all mothers, mothers at heart, and would-be mothers in celebration of this year’s Mothers’ Day on May 9, Sunday.
Legarda said that rearing a child is both a rewarding and a challenging experience for women, especially during the current health and economic crises caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. She said that “the pandemic has affected our daily lives, disrupted people’s movements, and caused us […]

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Regenerative agriculture in 44th episode of ‘Stories for a Better Normal’ Series

May 4, 2021

MANILA, 4 May 2021 — Sustainable farming advocates will gather virtually to share knowledge on the socio-economic, environmental, and climate benefits of regenerative agriculture on the 44th episode of “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Change Pathways,” with the topic, “Farms of the Future.”
The episode, hosted by three-term former Senator, now Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, will air on Thursday, 6 May 2021, 10:00 AM via Facebook Live at facebook.com/CCCPhl and facebook.com/iamlorenlegarda.
Joining the online conversation are resource persons including […]

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Legarda calls for increased protection and support of journalists

May 3, 2021

In observance of the World Press Freedom Day today, three-term Senator and now Deputy Speaker, Loren Legarda, called for increased protection and support for journalists and media practitioners in the country, thus pushing for more responsive and effective efforts in protecting their rights and welfare.

“Freedom of the press is essential for democracy. It is the right of the people to be given truthful and timely information, especially in these trying times. Press freedom is equated to transparency which enables our people to engage in meaningful participation in public affairs. It also promotes accountability and curtails corruption, a long-standing obstacle to our country’s development,” Legarda said.

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Legarda Pays Tribute to Filipino Workers on Labor Day

May 1, 2021

Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda today paid tribute to the millions of Filipino workers in the country and abroad as the nation celebrates Labor Day on May 1.

“I salute our country’s workforce, our health practitioners, farmers, fisherfolk, teachers, salespersons, construction workers, drivers, security guards, cleaners, policemen, government employees, and Overseas Filipino Workers, among others, for their significant contribution to the country’s economy and overall development, especially amid the ongoing pandemic,” said Legarda.

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“Patronize local products, services, and businesses that preserve our cultural heritage” – Makati Poblacion entrepreneurs

April 30, 2021

MANILA, 30 April 2021 — Entrepreneurs of the trendy Poblacion area in Makati highlighted their collective efforts in making the district the urban center and bright spot of hope for arts, culture, and environmental sustainability during the 43rd episode of “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Pathways,” with the topic, “Makati Poblacion: Empowering Local.”
The online conversation hosted by three-term Senator, now Deputy Speaker and Antique Representative Loren Legarda featured young, creative entrepreneurs including Samantha Nicole Samonte, Programming Director […]

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