Back to Home

Archive for April, 2010

Loren backed by farmers, fishers, IPs groups

April 30, 2010

A DAY BEFORE LABOR DAY, VARIOUS SECTORAL PARTYLIST GROUPS REITERATED THEIR SUPPORT FOR NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA FOR BEING A STAUNCH ADVOCATE OF FARMERS, FISHERS, AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES.
Sectoral partylists Pamamalakaya, Katribu and Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) rally behind Loren for her platform on the environment, which includes helping farmers and fishers adapt to climate change, and conserving ancestral lands.
According to KMP and Pamalakaya, Loren is the only vice presidential candidate carrying the issue of […]

Comments


Loren: Mar can take the surveys, I’ll take the people’s votes

April 30, 2010

WITH 11 DAYS LEFT IN THE CAMPAIGN, AN UNFAZED NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE LOREN LEGARDA BELIEVES THE TRUE SURVEY IS OUT THERE, AND SAYS THE REAL GAUGE OF VICTORY IS THE SENTIMENT OF THE ENTIRE NATION.
“Survey results reflect the opinion of a small group of people at a particular point in time. How can three thousand, mostly urban-based people speak for 50 million Filipino voters? If you want to know the real pulse of the people, go out on […]

Comments


Gov’t must invest more in power, infra in Mindanao — Legarda

April 29, 2010

NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE LOREN LEGARDA RENEWED HER CALL FOR GOVERNMENT TO INVEST IN INFRASTRUCTURE AND CLEAN SOURCES OF POWER IN THE ZAMBOANGA PENINSULA AND MINDANAO IN GENERAL TO ALLOW MINDANAOANS TO TAP THEIR RICH RESOURCES.
“Mindanao is home to the poorest provinces in the country. Ironically, it is the wealthiest in terms of natural resources,” Legarda, who aims to be a “green VP,” said.
Legarda lamented that the Arroyo administration has made no investments in energy for Mindanao for […]

Comments


Mindanao youth backs Loren

April 29, 2010

THE MINDANAO CHAPTER OF THE NATIONWIDE TROPANG LOREN YOUTH MOVEMENT TODAY EXPRESSED ITS SUPPORT FOR NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL BET SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA BECAUSE OF HER EFFORTS IN BRINGING PEACE AND PROGRESS IN MINDANAO.
“Of the vice-presidentiables, Loren is the only candidate who has supported progress in Mindanao and who really cares for its people,” said Nova Jane Lacbao, President of Tropang Loren-Mindanao and student of Western Mindanao State University.
According to Nova Jane, “the youth has been longing for a […]

Comments


Loren to unlock peace talks with development agenda

April 29, 2010

VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE SEN. LOREN LEGARDA PROPOSES TO RESTART THE PEACE PROCESS WITH MORO ISLAMIC LIBERATION FRONT (MILF) BY INTRODUCING A DEVELOPMENT AGENDA.
Legarda told local media men she intends to pursue the peace talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) if she and her presidential runningmate Manny Villar win in next month’s election.
“There will be growth and progress in Mindanao if there is peace,” the lady senator said.
Legarda said the resulting jobs and livelihood will secure […]

Comments


Press statement on the passing of Batangas gubernatorial candidate Armand Sanchez

April 28, 2010

I WAS DEEPLY SADDENED TO HEAR ABOUT THE SUDDEN PASSING OF GOVERNOR ARMAND SANCHEZ.
I respect Armand not just as a political ally, but as a true public servant who has helped raise the livelihood of many Batanguenos, and who has continued to serve Batangas even without holding a public position. He was a true “Action Man,” focused and determined in getting things done.
My deepest sympathies go to his family and loved ones, and to the people of Batangas, […]

Comments


Loren to Mar: Answer charges squarely

April 28, 2010

NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE LOREN LEGARDA CHALLENGED SENATOR MAR ROXAS TO BE MAN ENOUGH TO ANSWER CHARGES AGAINST HIM ON THE CHEAPER MEDICINE ISSUE DIRECTLY AND CLEARLY, STRESSING THERE SHOULD BE PROPER CLOSURE ON THE CONTROVERSY SO THAT THE TRUTH WILL COME OUT BEFORE THE ELECTIONS.
Legarda said Roxas should not dismiss the charges against him as just black propaganda and should not hide behind the skirt of Party-list Rep. Risa Hontiveros-Baraquel to defend him in press releases and in […]

Comments


Lasting peace in Mindanao among Loren’s top priorities

April 28, 2010

CAMPAIGNING TODAY IN ZAMBOANGA CITY, NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA RENEWED HER CALL FOR PEACE TALKS WITH THE MORO ISLAMIC LIBERATION FRONT (MILF) AND FOR ECONOMIC SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT IN MINDANAO TO ENSURE LASTING PEACE AND PROGRESS IN THE REGION.
“True progress, one that raises everyone’s standard of living, can only be achieved in Mindanao once the dispute between our government and the MILF is resolved. Skirmishes between the two forces will continue to hinder commercial activities in the […]

Comments


Loren asks fellow women to help improve maternal healthcare

April 27, 2010

NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY URGED FELLOW WOMEN TO HELP IMPROVE MATERNAL HEALTHCARE IN THE COUNTRY, POINTING OUT THAT GOVERNMENT HAS NOT MADE SUFFICIENT PROGRESS IN COMBATING MATERNAL MORTALITY TO MEET OUR MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOAL.
According to UN statistics, 230 women die for every 100,000 live births, in contrast to the goal of reducing maternal mortality to 55-60 deaths per 100,000 live births by 2015.
“Every mother will agree that child birth is a life-changing, rewarding experience. […]

Comments


Tight race for VP, says survey

April 27, 2010

A RECENT SURVEY SAID THE VICE PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN OF MAR ROXAS HAS “APPEARED TO HAVE RAMMED INTO A CONCRETE WALL” AMIDST REPORTS THAT SEVERAL GROUPS WITHIN THE AQUINO-ROXAS CAMP HAVE DUMPED ROXAS IN FAVOR OF MAKATI MAYOR JEJOMAR BINAY.
Binay has been a close ally of the Aquinos, following his appointment by Cory Aquino as the Officer-in-Charge of the Municipality of Makati in 1986.
According to the pre-poll survey of The Issues and Advocacy Center (The CENTER), NP-NPC-LDP Loren Legarda […]

Comments