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Sen. Legarda, NCCA Launch 4th Season of “Dayaw“ on ANC

December 30, 2017

The Philippines’ national living treasures take the spotlight in the new season of the documentary series “Dayaw,” anchored by Senator Loren Legarda on ANC, the ABS-CBN News Channel.

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Coron Island in 4th Episode of Protected Areas Series

December 28, 2017

Senator Loren Legarda invites everyone to watch the fourth episode of the documentary series Our Fragile Earth: Protected Areas of the Philippines, which features the beautiful and pristine island of Coron in Palawan.

“Coron Island is simply a paradise. It boasts of limestones that are 216 million years old with unique ‘karst’ topography, crystal clear lakes and lagoons, and virgin beaches where one can sink his or her tired feet in warm, powdery white sand. It is a place where anyone gets a soul-soothing view of the sun setting in the horizon,” Legarda said.

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Thank you Senator Legarda from Rowena Lobo

December 26, 2017

Isa po kayo sa pinakamahalagang regalo na natanggap ko sa buong buhay ko ma’am. Maraming maraming salamat po sa inyo ma’am dahil nakasama ko po ang aking pamilya at buo po kami ngayong pasko. Sa lahat lahat po ng tulong nyo para madugtungan ang buhay ko at maranasan ko pa po ang ganitong pagkakataon. Masaya po akong ibalita sa inyo ma’am na as of now po, magaling na po ako. Andito na po ako sa bahay kasama ang aking pamilya. […]

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Legarda Encourages Filipinos to Prepare “Slow Food” for the Holidays

December 23, 2017

In time for the holiday season, Senator Loren Legarda urged Filipino families to prepare “slow food”—as an alternative to serving fast and processed food—in order to support local cuisines and traditional cooking, as well as the local businesses that comprise and imbibe the principles behind the slow food movement in the Philippines.

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Legarda Seeks Justice for Slain Lumads

December 23, 2017

Senator Loren Legarda strongly condemned the killing of eight (8) Lumads including their chieftain, Datu Victor Danyan, in Barangay Ned, Lake Sebu, South Cotabato last December 3 allegedly by military forces.

Legarda expressed outrage over the incident, noting reports that the victims were farmers who were harvesting their produce when the shooting happened.

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Camotes Island Featured in Protected Areas Series

December 21, 2017

On the third week of the docu-series Our Fragile Earth: Protected Areas of the Philippines, Senator Loren Legarda enjoins the public to watch the episode on the Camotes Island Mangrove Swamp Forest Reserve, which is described as a precious fortress in Central Visayas.

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Legarda: 2018 Budget to Sustain Growth in the Agriculture Sector

December 21, 2017

Senator Loren Legarda today said that the 2018 national budget, which was already signed by the President into law, will further boost progress for the more than 11 million farmers and fisherfolks in the country.

Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Finance, said that the approved budget of the Department of Agriculture (DA) and attached agencies for next year is Php110.075 Billion, the 7th highest allocation in the 2018 budget.