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Congratulations to the Winners of May 2010 Elections

May 11, 2010

I sincerely congratulate my winning colleagues in the race, Noynoy Aquino and Jejomar Binay. I wish them all the best in the difficult road ahead for our country. May their leadership usher in a new era of less poverty, stable economic growth, peace and environmental security. Now is the time to put strained relationships and political disunities spawned during the electoral campaign behind us. Let us work together in cooperation and in constructive engagement to build a better nation.
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Loren pushes for maternal health on Mother’s Day

May 8, 2010

NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL BET SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA CELEBRATES MOTHER’S DAY WITH BARANGAY HEALTH WORKERS, URGING THEM TO CONTINUE PROVIDING FRONTLINE HEALTH SERVICES IN BARANGAYS, ESPECIALLY FOR MOTHERS, WOULD-BE MOTHERS AND CHILDREN.
“Binabati ko po ang lahat ng mga nanay, para sa atin po ang araw na ito. Tayo po ang gabay at tanglaw ng ating pamilya. Malaki po ang nakasalalay sa atin, ang kinabukasan at kapakanan ng ating mg anak,” Loren said.
“Ngunit ang nakakalungkot po, sa araw na ito […]

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Lucena local leaders, Youth, Women and Elderly rally behind Loren

May 7, 2010

CAMPAIGNING YESTERDAY IN LUCENA CITY, NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE LOREN LEGARDA GOT THE OVERWHELMING SUPPORT OF LOCAL LEADERS, YOUTH, WOMEN, HEALTH WORKERS AND ELDERLY, PROVING ONCE MORE HER STRONG GRASSROOTS SUPPORT.
“I am heartened by the continued show of support. This is the real survey – the people we meet on the ground who have shown overwhelming support to my candidacy,” Legarda said.
She added that her supporters are those who are in the far-flung areas who are not surveyed […]

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Sectoral groups and supporters anticipate Loren’s win

May 7, 2010

SECTORAL GROUPS AND SUPPORTERS EAGERLY ANTICIPATE THE VICTORY OF THE PHILIPPINES’S FIRST EVER GREEN VICE PRESIDENT LOREN LEGARDA, AND PLEDGE THEIR CONTINUED SUPPORT FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF LOREN’S PLATFORM.
Loren is the only vice-presidential candidate who has transcended partisan politics and united various sectors of the society to finish first in the vice-presidential race. Loren’s win, they say, would be the victory of environmentalists, farmers & fishers, women, health workers, the youth, senior citizens and the urban poor, the masses […]

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New taxes mean addt’l burden for the people — Loren

May 7, 2010

IN REACTION TO THE LIBERAL PARTY STANDARD BEARERS’ PROPOSAL TO HIKE UP THE VALUE-ADDED TAX (VAT) TO 15%, NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY REITERATED HER STAND AGAINST NEW TAXES, ASSERTING THAT IT WILL JUST BE AN ADDITIONAL BURDEN FOR THE PEOPLE.
“I don’t think government should increase taxes. E-VAT pa lang na 12%, malaki nang pahirap sa masang Pilipino. Sana naman ilagay muna nila yung sarili nila sa sitwasyon ng mga ordinaryong Pilipino bago sila maglabas ng […]

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VP race remains tight 2 days before elections, Binay stuck at 3rd spot — Survey

May 7, 2010

A SURVEY RELEASED DAYS BEFORE THE ELECTIONS STILL SHOW A TIGHT RACE BETWEEN NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA AND LP BET MAR ROXAS, WHILE PMP CANDIDATE JEJOMAR BINAY REMAINS AT THE THIRD SPOT.
According to alternative polling firm The Center, the vice presidential contest remains close between Roxas and Legarda, contrary to the Roxas-Binay fight being portrayed by mainstream survey firms.
It showed Legarda steadily catching up to Roxas, whose lead has declined since The Center’s last survey […]

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Loren gets Bulacan and Nueva Ecija support

May 6, 2010

NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE HAS EARNED THE SUPPORT OF THE MUNICIPALITIES OF SAN MIGUEL, SAN RAFAEL AND SAN ILDEFONSO IN BULACAN AND TALAVERA, NUEVA ECIJA, INCLUDING THE 2,000-STRONG KABALINGAY WOMEN OF BULACAN WHO ENDORSED THE LONE FEMALE VICE PRESIDENTIAL BET TODAY.
“Di lang tuloy ang laban – ituloy natin ang panalo,” said Loren to a cheering crowd of supporters.
Talavera mayoralty candidate Nery Santos hailed Legarda as a true champion of the masses and a compassionate leader.
The provinces of […]

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Senior citizens choose Loren for VP

May 5, 2010

SENIOR CITIZENS HAVE JOINED THE MASSIVE FOLLOWING OF NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL BET LOREN LEGARDA AND VOWED TO TAKE THEIR SUPPORT FOR THE LONE FEMALE CANDIDATE TO THE POLLS BECAUSE OF HER PRO-ELDERLY LEGISLATIONS.
“We support Loren Legarda for demonstrating remarkable leadership as principal author of the Expanded Senior Citizens’ Act. This law exempts us Senior Citizens from paying the 12% VAT,” according to a statement by the Federation of Senior Citizens Association of the Philippines (FESCAP).
Legarda, who principally authored […]

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Sarah G finds fulfillment in Loren’s campaign

May 5, 2010

POP PRINCESS SARAH GERONIMO SAID SHE FEELS HONORED AND FULFILLED IN JOINING NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA’S CAMPAIGN SORTIES, BECAUSE IT IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR HER TO REACH OUT TO THE PUBLIC AND PURSUE THE ADVOCACIES SHE SHARES IN COMMON WITH LOREN.
Sarah G dismissed rumors that she has defected from endorsing Loren and jumped fences towards the Liberal Party. “Wala po akong alam at kinalaman sa mga litratong kumakalat sa internet,” said Sarah G.
According to Sarah […]

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Jeepney drivers unite for Loren

May 4, 2010

THE FEDERATION OF JEEPNEY OPERATORS AND DRIVERS ASSOCIATIONS OF THE PHILIPPINES (FEJODAP) ENDORSED NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL BET LOREN LEGARDA FOR HER PRO-POOR LEGISLATIONS AND FOR FAVORING THE TRANSPORT GROUP’S ADVOCACY TO JUNK THE OIL DEREGULATION LAW.
“We support Senator Loren Legarda for her pro-poor laws and her concern for the livelihood of jeepney drivers,” said FEJODAP President Zenaida Maranan.
Earlier last year, Legarda called on Congress to review the oil deregulation law for possible amendments.
“Our people had been blaming […]

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