Back to Home

Archive for November, 2012

2012 Pawikan Festival

November 30, 2012

Pawikan Conservation Center, Morong, Bataan;Ang Pilipinas ay napapaloob sa tinatawag na Coral Triangle na tirahan ng halos pitumpu’t pitong porsyento ng lahat ng coral species sa buong mundo, at higit sa dalawang libong uri ng hayop pandagat. Tunay na pinagpala ang ating bansa dahil sa ating mga likas na yaman.

Comments


Legarda Joins Call to Save Philippine Marine Turtles

November 30, 2012

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY JOINED THE CALL TO SAVE THE PHILIPPINE MARINE TURTLES OR “PAWIKAN” AT THE 2012 PAWIKAN FESTIVAL HELD AT THE PAWIKAN CONSERVATION CENTER IN MORONG, BATAAN.
Legarda, keynote speaker at the event, remarked that the Pawikan is one of the oldest species that have survived to this day, and are among those that live the longest.
“Pawikans are majestic creatures found throughout the country. However, because of poaching, theft of their eggs for commercial purposes, and destruction […]

Comments


Legarda Celebrates Senate Approval of Kasambahay Bill

November 28, 2012

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA CELEBRATED THE SENATE APPROVAL OF THE KASAMBAHAY BILL, WHICH WILL ACCORD DOMESTIC WORKERS OFFICIAL RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES, ONE DAY AFTER THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ALSO RATIFIED THE MEASURE.
“Now we only need the President’s signature in order to make minimum wage and other rights and privileges a reality for the 1.9 million domestic workers in the country,” she said.
Legarda, a staunch supporter of the establishment of the rights of domestic workers, added that the Kasambahay Bill […]

Comments


Legarda: Days of Human Traffickers Are Numbered

November 28, 2012

AS THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HAVE COME UP WITH THE RECONCILED VERSION OF THE PROPOSED MEASURE THAT STRENGTHENS THE CURRENT ANTI-TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS ACT, SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY WARNED HUMAN TRAFFICKERS THAT THEIR DAYS ARE ALREADY NUMBERED.
Legarda made the statement as she expressed hope that President Aquino will sign the measure into law in time for the International Day Against Trafficking on December 12.
“Nine years after Republic Act 9208 or the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act […]

Comments


Loren Renews Call For Disaster Preparedness After Taiwan Quake

November 27, 2012

AFTER A 6.4 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE ROCKED SOUTHERN TAIWAN YESTERDAY, NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE LOREN LEGARDA TODAY REITERATED HER CALL FOR GOVERNMENT AND THE NDCC TO BEEF UP ITS DISASTER-PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE SYSTEMS.
“First, it was Haiti, then Chile. And now the danger hits closer to our shores, with Taiwan being hit by a strong earthquake. Let’s not wait for the next disaster to hit the Philippines before we reinforce our disaster preparedness,” she said.
She emphasized that early preparation is […]

Comments


Legarda Supports Call for 5-year Extension of Kyoto Protocol

November 26, 2012

“Climate change is a problem that we have to confront everyday. There is a necessity to adopt a united and proactive response, considering a recent World Bank report that highlighted the worse impacts of a 4-degree Celsius global temperature,”

Comments


Legarda: Help Farmers Adapt to Climate Change, Achieve Rice Self-Sufficiency

November 25, 2012

IN LIGHT OF NOVEMBER BEING NATIONAL RICE AWARENESS MONTH, SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA REITERATED HER CALL FOR 100 PERCENT RICE SELF-SUFFICIENCY THROUGH PUBLIC AWARENESS AND GOVERNMENT INCENTIVES AND SUPPORT.
“Irrigation, high-yield seeds and modern post-harvest facilities are badly needed if the Philippines is to achieve 100 percent rice sufficiency. By providing incentives and support, the government would entice more Filipino farmers who had shifted to high-value crops to plant rice anew,” she explained.
“This National Rice Awareness Month, we should look […]

Comments


Greeneration Summit: A National Gathering for Youth Empowerment on Climate Change

November 22, 2012

Manila Hotel;A 4-degree Celsius world may have seem impossible twenty years ago, but today, the World Bank warned us that we are in fact nearing a crisis that if not responded proactively, will continue to endanger the survival of this and the next generation.

Comments


Over Tea and Cookies with Burma’s icon

November 22, 2012

[issuu width=420 height=149 embedBackground=%23000000 titleBarEnabled=true backgroundColor=%23222222 documentId=120625104112-a28930b65bc245c19b365c332c1aaa12 name=over_tea_and_cookies_with_burma_s_icon__philippine username=oslegarda tag=inquirer unit=px v=2]

Comments


Loren Legarda on Living, Loving Green

November 22, 2012

[issuu width=420 height=264 embedBackground=%23000000 titleBarEnabled=true backgroundColor=%23222222 documentId=120626072020-4390e51ae5e744db9d3fd326494f7fdf name=womantoday_mar2011 username=oslegarda tag=climate%20change unit=px v=2]

Comments