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Loren welcomes Manny Pacquiao

December 21, 2009

Manny Pacquiao always fights for flag and country whenever he steps inside the square boxing ring, proving to the whole world that we Filipinos can excel in our chosen fields because we are disciplined, skilled and motivated.
He is a well-grounded young man who, while always thanking God for His blessings, has never forgotten to share them with our less-fortunate countrymen.
During the typhoons that ravaged Metro Manila, Manny took a break from his frenetic training for a very important […]

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Loren calls for incentives to waste management

December 21, 2009

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – SEN. LOREN LEGARDA SAID HERE TODAY THE PHILIPPINES AND OTHER DEVELOPING COUNTRIES CAN CONTRIBUTE TO CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION THROUGH INDIGENOUS MEASURES, SUCH AS MORE EFFECTIVE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT.
Loren urged the Philippine government to fully and effectively implement the Solid Waste Management Act that mandate the proper disposal of garbage which contribute to greenhouse emission.
Speaking in Filipino, Loren disclosed that three to four percent of greenhouse gas emission come from garbage dumpsites. The gas emission […]

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Loren warns of world hunger if leaders ignore climate change

December 21, 2009

SEN. LOREN LEGARDA WARNED OF LOOMING “WIDESPREAD WORLD HUNGER” UNLESS THE WORLD LEADERS AGREE TO A BINDING AGREEMENT ON CARBON EMISSION TARGETS WITHIN THE “NEAREST FUTURE”.
Loren added that any further delay in a legally binding instrument between developed and developing countries could lead to an irreversible and catastrophic climate change.
Loren who has just returned from the Copenhagen conference on climate change, said that while the result of the summit was “less than satisfactory, it was something for the […]

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Loren: Latest survey shows green platform gaining more support

December 21, 2009

WITH THE LATEST OPINION SURVEY SHOWING HER GAINING 14 PERCENTAGE POINTS OVER HER CLOSEST RIVAL, SEN. LOREN LEGARDA IS CONFIDENT THAT AS THE CAMPAIGN PERIOD NEARS, SHE WOULD DEFINITELY EMERGE ON TOP OF THE VICE-PRESIDENTIAL RACE.
“I am very pleased with the results of this latest survey. It validates my belief that a green platform is precisely what this country needs, and that the Filipino electorate approves of my efforts in pushing a pro-environment agenda,” Loren said.
Legarda attributed her […]

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Loren warns of world hunger if leaders ignore climate change

December 21, 2009

SEN. LOREN LEGARDA WARNED OF LOOMING “WIDESPREAD WORLD HUNGER” UNLESS THE WORLD LEADERS AGREE TO A BINDING AGREEMENT ON CARBON EMISSION TARGETS WITHIN THE “NEAREST FUTURE”.
Loren added that any further delay in a legally binding instrument between developed and developing countries could lead to an irreversible and catastrophic climate change.
Loren who has just returned from the Copenhagen conference on climate change, said that while the result of the summit was “less than satisfactory, it was something for the […]

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Loren: Latest survey shows green platform gaining more support

December 21, 2009

WITH THE LATEST OPINION SURVEY SHOWING HER GAINING 14 PERCENTAGE POINTS OVER HER CLOSEST RIVAL, SEN. LOREN LEGARDA IS CONFIDENT THAT AS THE CAMPAIGN PERIOD NEARS, SHE WOULD DEFINITELY EMERGE ON TOP OF THE VICE-PRESIDENTIAL RACE.
“I am very pleased with the results of this latest survey. It validates my belief that a green platform is precisely what this country needs, and that the Filipino electorate approves of my efforts in pushing a pro-environment agenda,” Loren said.
Legarda attributed her […]

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Loren backs laws for climate change

December 19, 2009

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK- SEN. LOREN LEGARDA YESTERDAY AGREED WITH WORLD PARLIAMENTARIANS THAT THE POST-2012 AGREEMENT REACHED AT THE UNITED NATIONS SUMMIT ON CLIMATE CHANGE SHOULD BE UNDERPINNED BY DOMESTIC LEGISLATION IN ALL COUNTRIES TO BE EFFECTIVE.
Loren, vice chair of the Philippine delegation to the summit conference here, expressed support for a resolution by the GLOBE (Global Legislators’ Organization for a Balanced Environment) International parliamentary community stressing the “critical role” of world parliamentarians in giving flesh to the agreement.
“To be […]

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Loren backs laws for climate change

December 19, 2009

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK- SEN. LOREN LEGARDA YESTERDAY AGREED WITH WORLD PARLIAMENTARIANS THAT THE POST-2012 AGREEMENT REACHED AT THE UNITED NATIONS SUMMIT ON CLIMATE CHANGE SHOULD BE UNDERPINNED BY DOMESTIC LEGISLATION IN ALL COUNTRIES TO BE EFFECTIVE.
Loren, vice chair of the Philippine delegation to the summit conference here, expressed support for a resolution by the GLOBE (Global Legislators’ Organization for a Balanced Environment) International parliamentary community stressing the “critical role” of world parliamentarians in giving flesh to the agreement.
“To be […]

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Loren: Women bear brunt of climate change savagery

December 18, 2009

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – SEN. LOREN LEGARDA YESTERDAY UNDERSCORED THE WOMEN’S ROLE IN ALLEVIATING CLIMATE CHANGE, EVEN AS SHE DEPLORED THAT WOMEN SUFFER MORE THAN MEN FROM CLIMATE CHANGE.
Addressing a women’s forum here, Loren said that while males have dominated the spotlight on climate change, women can play a prominent part in arresting climate change to save the world from disaster.
The forum was conducted in connection with the UN summit on climate change simultaneously being held in this city.

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Loren warns traders taking advantage of Christmas rush

December 18, 2009

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA WARNED UNSCRUPULOUS TRADERS YESTERDAY AGAINST SELLING EXPIRED FOOD ITEMS LIKE HAMS AND DEFECTIVE ELECTRICAL PRODUCTS LIKE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AS THEY TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE HOLIDAY SHOPPING RUSH.
“Those who sell goods that endanger public health and safety must be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law,” said Loren, who asked local government units and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to “do their job.”
“There are no holidays for people in government because ensuring the safety […]

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