You are really ahead of your time

September 18, 2015

Senator Loren, am at a conference in Singapore on urbanization and sustainable development. Just want to let you know that everything these world leaders are talking about, I already learned from you ages ago. You are really ahead of your time.
— Joy Belmonte, Vice Mayor of Quezon City

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Business as usual for Sona ‘fashionistas’

July 28, 2015

Except for Sen. Loren Legarda’s “no expense” look, it was again business as usual for many of the women in the two red carpet venues—the north and south wings of the Batasang Pambansa complex in Quezon City.
As in Sonas past, Legarda followed her instincts by fashioning a look that combined locally made products like black platforms from Marikina and crocheted bag from Bauang, La Union province, with heirloom pieces from her late mother Bessie, such as an embroidered piña top […]

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Movies Filipinos can relate to in French Film Festival

June 8, 2015

Taklub is the kind of movie that you need a few moments to recover at the end of the film. It will leave an impact on the viewer. And yes, it is something that enriches one’s soul.
— Ellen T. Tordesillas, Vera Files
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Loren and Brillante’s Taklub at Cannes Fest

April 25, 2015

The tandem of Sen. Loren Legarda and Brillante “Dante” Mendoza has amply proven to be a winner. The good news is that Taklub, one of their projects that promote Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR, part of Sen. Loren’s pro-environment advocacy), is competing in the Un Certain Regard Section of this year’s (68th) Cannes Film Festival, May 13 to 24, where Brillante won Best Director (for Kinatay) in 2009.
— Ricky Lo, The Philippine Star
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Legarda delivers P-Noy speech/Schools for forward learning

March 17, 2015

Legarda’s choice to read the Philippine statement was apt. A three-term senator, she has authored and sponsored many Philippine environmental laws, including the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010 and the Climate Change Law of 2009. She is the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) chairperson for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change adaptation for Asia-Pacific.
— Domini Torrevillas, Philippine Star
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