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Sectoral groups back Loren for VP

May 4, 2010

WITH ONLY SIX DAYS LEFT UNTIL THE POLLS, DIVERSE SECTORAL GROUPS HAVE UNITED TO RALLY BEHIND THE CANDIDACY OF NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL BET LOREN LEGARDA.
Yesterday, the Federation of Jeepney Operators and Drivers of the Philippines (FEJODAP) endorsed Legarda for her pro-poor legislations.
Farmers, fisherfolk and indigenous peoples (IPs) have reiterated their endorsement of Legarda.
Sectoral partylists Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) and Pamamalakaya hailed Legarda for her platform on the environment, which includes helping farmers and fishers adapt to […]

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Bishop urges voters: Let conscience dictate your vote

May 3, 2010

BISHOP LEONARDO MEDROSO OF THE TAGBILARAN DIOCESE CALLED ON ALL FILIPINO VOTERS TO ELECT THEIR LEADERS NOT ACCORDING TO THE SURVEYS BUT BY LISTENING TO THEIR CONSCIENCE.
“Let your pen be your weapon. Let your conscience dictate your vote on May 10,” he said.
Bishop Medroso made this appeal during the visit of NP-NPC-LDP vice candidate candidate Loren Legarda in St. Joseph Cathedral in Tagbilaran, Bohol on Labor Day.
The Bishop made this call amidst surveys that, he says, only […]

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Gabriela embraces Loren for VP

May 3, 2010

GABRIELA WOMEN’S PARTY (GWP) TODAY RENEWED ITS SUPPORT FOR NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA FOR HER EFFORTS IN ADVANCING WOMEN’S RIGHTS AND WELFARE.
According to the Gabriela partylist, they are backing Loren not just because she is the only woman running for vice president, but because of the pro-women laws and programs she has helped accomplish, and for her platform on women’s rights.
“Loren represents the nurturer and the fighter in every Filipina. Bilang ina, isa siyang ilaw […]

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Loren unveils plan for job creation in the countryside

May 2, 2010

NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY UNVEILED HER PLAN TO CREATE MORE JOBS IN THE COUNTRYSIDE BY STEPPING UP INVESTMENTS IN AGRICULTURE AND THE EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LAWS SHE HAS AUTHORED AS SENATOR.
“To achieve true progress in the country, we have to make sure that no one is left behind. Inequality is at its worst in the provinces, where ironically, the growers of our food, our farmers and fishers, are the first to grow hungry. That’s […]

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Loren: People’s overwhelming support discredits the surveys

May 2, 2010

NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL BET LOREN LEGARDA REMAINS UNFAZED BY THE SURVEYS, SAYING IT IS THE PEOPLE’S VOTES – NOT THE SURVEYS – THAT WILL DECIDE THE ELECTION OUTCOME.
“Surveys are not accurate nor representative of the real sentiment of the people. In 1998, when I first ran for Senator, the surveys put me at number 17. Come D-Day, I was at number one,” she said.
Legarda is the only female senator who has topped the Senate race twice, in 1998 […]

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Youth, Teachers solid behind Loren

May 1, 2010

NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL BET LOREN LEGARDA IS THE YOUTH AND TEACHERS’ CHOICE FOR VICE PRESIDENT, GARNERING SUPPORT FROM VARIOUS PARTYLISTS AND STUDENTS ORGANIZATIONS FROM ALL OVER THE COUNTRY.
Recently, the Kabataan Partylist announced its dream slate where Legarda is the youth’s official VP bet. Kabataan Partylist, led by Representative Raymond Palatino, is the umbrella organization of several national student organizations.
This includes the National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP), Student Christian Movement of the Philippines (SCMP), League of […]

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Loren gets Batangas support

May 1, 2010

LIPA CITY – NP-NPC-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL BET LOREN LEGARDA GOT THE ENDORSEMENT OF BATANGAS LOCAL OFFICIALS IN VOTE-RICH SOUTHERN LUZON.
The wife of late Gov. Armand Sanchez, Mayor Edna Sanchez of Sto. Tomas, Batangas, announced yesterday her gubernatorial candidacy and endorsed Legarda as her VP bet.
4th district Congressman Leandro Mendoza and Board Member Chona Dimayuga who is running for Congress in the 3rd district also threw their support for Legarda.
Mayors of the fourth district, which includes the capital […]

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