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Ensure equal employment opportunities to members of indigenous cultural communities – Legarda

October 31, 2010

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA PROPOSED THAT THE GOVERNMENT RESERVE AT LEAST TEN PERCENT (10%) OF THE RANK AND FILE POSITIONS IN GOVERNMENT SERVICE FOR MEMBERS OF INDIGENOUS CULTURAL COMMUNITIES IN THE LOCALITIES WHERE THEY ARE DOMICILED PROVIDED THAT THEIR APPOINTMENTS ARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CIVIL SERVICE LAWS.
Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Cultural Communities filed Senate Bill No. 1372 to ensure that there will be equal employment opportunities to members of the Indigenous Cultural Communities.
Senate Bill No. […]

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Legarda Welcomes House’s Move to Push Magna Carta for Seafarers

October 29, 2010

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY WELCOMED THE MOVE IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO PUSH FOR THE INSTITUTION OF THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS.
Legarda, who filed the same bill in the Senate said, “Seafarers make up a significant 25.83 percent of the country’s migrant work force yet most of the policies and programs catering to the needs of migrant workers are designed for the conditions and situation of land-based workers.”
“We need to establish the Magna Carta of Filipino […]

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Legarda Welcomes House’s Move to Push Magna Carta for Seafarers

October 29, 2010

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY WELCOMED THE MOVE IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO PUSH FOR THE INSTITUTION OF THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS.
Legarda, who filed the same bill in the Senate said, “Seafarers make up a significant 25.83 percent of the country’s migrant work force yet most of the policies and programs catering to the needs of migrant workers are designed for the conditions and situation of land-based workers.”
“We need to establish the Magna Carta of Filipino […]

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Thank you, Sen. Loren Legarda for being with me as I planted the trees.

October 29, 2010

“Thank you, Sen. Loren Legarda for being with me as I planted the trees. Thank you for taking time out from your toxic senatorial daily schedule to surprise me with your presence.”
Christine Bersola-Babao, PARENTIN TALK, Philstar
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Legarda lauds implementation of discount on more goods for seniors, as she bats for representation of the elderly in LGUs

October 28, 2010

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY LAUDED THE DEPARTMENTS OF AGRICULTURE AND TRADE AND INDUSTRY FOR IMPLEMENTING THE FIVE PERCENT DISCOUNT ON AT LEAST TWENTY MORE BASIC COMMODITIES PURCHASED BY SENIOR CITIZENS.
Legarda, principal author of Republic Act 9994 or the Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010, said that she is pleased with this development in the implementation of the law because it gives senior citizens discounts on a wider range of basic commodities—which now include fresh fruits, flour, certain dairy products, […]

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Legarda lauds implementation of discount on more goods for seniors, as she bats for representation of the elderly in LGUs

October 28, 2010

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY LAUDED THE DEPARTMENTS OF AGRICULTURE AND TRADE AND INDUSTRY FOR IMPLEMENTING THE FIVE PERCENT DISCOUNT ON AT LEAST TWENTY MORE BASIC COMMODITIES PURCHASED BY SENIOR CITIZENS.
Legarda, principal author of Republic Act 9994 or the Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010, said that she is pleased with this development in the implementation of the law because it gives senior citizens discounts on a wider range of basic commodities—which now include fresh fruits, flour, certain dairy products, […]

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Legarda Pushes For Magna Carta for Barangays

October 27, 2010

AS BARANGAY LEADERS START A NEW TERM OF OFFICE FOLLOWING THE BARANGAY AND SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN ELECTIONS, SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY SOUGHT FOR THE PASSAGE OF A PROPOSED MEASURE ESTABLISHING THE MAGNA CARTA FOR BARANGAYS.
Legarda stressed that the national government should promote the welfare and prosperity of the barangay as it is the basic political unit where the collective views of the people in the community may be crystallized and considered.
“We want the national government to give more attention […]

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Legarda Pushes For Magna Carta for Barangays

October 27, 2010

AS BARANGAY LEADERS START A NEW TERM OF OFFICE FOLLOWING THE BARANGAY AND SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN ELECTIONS, SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY SOUGHT FOR THE PASSAGE OF A PROPOSED MEASURE ESTABLISHING THE MAGNA CARTA FOR BARANGAYS.
Legarda stressed that the national government should promote the welfare and prosperity of the barangay as it is the basic political unit where the collective views of the people in the community may be crystallized and considered.
“We want the national government to give more attention […]

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Legarda: Double efforts, act swiftly on disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation

October 25, 2010

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY REITERATED HER CALL TO BOTH THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS (LGUS) TO DOUBLE THEIR EFFORTS AND ACT SWIFTLY TO MAKE THE COUNTRY RESILIENT TO DISASTERS AND ABLE TO COMBAT THE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE.
Legarda made the statement as she noted that the Philippines ranked 6th in a Climate Change Vulnerability Index. Furthermore, Manila has been tagged as one of the most dangerous cities to live in if a natural hazard strikes.
“The whole […]

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Legarda: Double efforts, act swiftly on disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation

October 25, 2010

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY REITERATED HER CALL TO BOTH THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS (LGUS) TO DOUBLE THEIR EFFORTS AND ACT SWIFTLY TO MAKE THE COUNTRY RESILIENT TO DISASTERS AND ABLE TO COMBAT THE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE.
Legarda made the statement as she noted that the Philippines ranked 6th in a Climate Change Vulnerability Index. Furthermore, Manila has been tagged as one of the most dangerous cities to live in if a natural hazard strikes.
“The whole […]

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