December 22, 2020
As the country continues to grapple with the unprecedented climate crisis and COVID-19 pandemic this holiday season, Deputy Speaker and Antique Representative Loren Legarda urged the public to celebrate safely and sustainably by cutting back on plastic wastes.
Legarda noted that the Christmas season produces a massive volume of garbage in the country, especially with the Filipino practice of gift giving, holding gatherings, Christmas parties, and various holiday events.
December 21, 2020
Deputy Speaker and Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda issued a statement today strongly condemning the mother and son murder in Tarlac by a police officer on Sunday, December 20. A video of the killing perpetrated by Police Corporal Jonel Nuezca posted on the internet by a concerned citizen who witnessed the heinous crime has gone viral.
“Gun violence should never be tolerated. One life lost because of police brutality is one life too many. The Philippine National Police should swiftly rule against the irresponsible use of authority and power of its personnel,” urged Legarda.
December 18, 2020
Deputy Speaker and Antique Lone District Representative Loren Legarda commended the Municipality of Libertad, headed by Mayor Mary Jean Te, for winning Second Place, Best in LGU Empowerment (G2G) Award, Municipal Level in the Digital Governance Awards 2020 given by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).
December 18, 2020
“I wish to extend my warmest congratulations on the latest achievement of the Municipality of Libertad. It is an honor to have one of our municipalities recognized by the DILG for having […]
MANILA, 17 December 2020 — Deputy Speaker and Antique Representative Loren Legarda today called on government agencies and LGUs to effectively implement environment, climate change adaptation and mitigation, and disaster risk reduction measures to ensure safer and more resilient communities to floods.
December 16, 2020
Legarda made the call during her message at the Flood Resilience Summit organized by the University of the Philippines Visayas and the Iloilo city and provincial governments. The said forum aims to bring leaders, experts, and decision-makers to discuss […]
Deputy Speaker and Antique Lone District Representative Loren Legarda today called for a strengthened synergy in the local textile industry in order to provide stable income in the country’s textile communities.
Legarda, a well-known advocate of the local textile industry, made the call following the turnover today of the cotton processing center in the municipality of Patnongon, in her home province of Antique. This was made possible through her support and through funding given under the 2018 GAA under the Philippine […]