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Legarda Urges Antiqueños to go Zero Waste

January 17, 2019

In observance of National Zero Waste Month, Senator “Inday Loren” Legarda urged Antiqueños to adopt a zero waste lifestyle and wants all communities to practise Ecological Solid Waste Management (ESWM) starting with barangays in San Jose de Buenavista.

Last January 14, 2019, through Legarda’s initiative, the Mother Earth Foundation led by Sonia Mendoza conducted ESWM workshop for barangay leaders and environmental officers of the Municipality of San Jose, which she envisions to be a model for proper waste segregation at source, composting and recycling.


Inday Loren Joins Call for Peaceful and Secure Elections

January 13, 2019

Senator “Inday Loren” Legarda today joined calls for the conduct of peaceful and secure campaign and elections in the Province of Antique.

“I am one with the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), the Philippine National Police (PNP), and the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) in calling for the conduct of safe and peaceful campaigning and elections,” said Legarda, who is running for Congressman of the Lone District of Antique.


Legarda: Senate Will Prioritize Passage of 2019 Budget

January 13, 2019

Senator Loren Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Finance, today said that the Senate will prioritize the passage of the proposed 2019 national budget when session resumes on Monday, January 14.

Legarda said that the Senate will continue to hold marathon sessions to ensure immediate approval of the 2019 budget.


Inday Loren Builds Evacuation Centers in All Antique Towns

January 13, 2019

To strengthen her home province’s resilience to disasters, Senator “Inday Loren” Legarda funded the construction of evacuation centers in all 18 municipalities of Antique.


Permanent evacuation centers have either been completed or ongoing construction in each of the 18 towns—Brgy. Salvacion in Anini-y; Brgy. Esparar in Barbaza; Brgy. Sinaja in Belison; Brgy. Cubay South in Bugasong; Brgy. Poblacion in Caluya; Brgy. Batonan in Culasi; Brgy. Bia-an in Hamtic; Brgy. Poblacion in Laua-an; Brgy. Centro Weste in Libertad; Brgy. Mag-aba in Pandan; Brgy. Igbobon in Patnongon; San Fernando Elementary School in San Jose; Brgy. Calag-itan in San Remigio; Brgy. Idio in Sebaste; Brgy. Poblacion in Sibalom; Brgy. Tuno in Tibiao; Poblacion 5 in Tobias Fornier; and Brgy. Pandanan in Valderrama. There is also a regional evacuation center at Brgy. San Pedro in San Jose.


Legarda Urges Public to Cooperate in Planned Manila Bay Rehab

January 11, 2019

Senator Loren Legarda today welcomed the proposed rehabilitation of the Manila Bay and urged the public to be part of such efforts.

Legarda said that while the government should take the lead, all sectors must work together to ensure not only the immediate and successful rehabilitation but also to ensure continuity.


More Antiqueños Access Emergency Employment Through Inday Loren’s Efforts

January 10, 2019

More Antiqueños are now aware and are able to access the government’s emergency employment program through Senator Inday Loren Legarda’s efforts to bring services to grassroots, including to her home province of Antique.

In 2018, more than 16,000 Antiqueños were employed under the Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers Program (TUPAD), which is double the more than 8,000 Antiqueño beneficiaries in 2017.