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Legarda Pushes for Disaster Preparedness in Bicol River Basin this National Disaster Consciousness Month

June 30, 2012

IN TIME FOR THE NATIONAL DISASTER CONSCIOUSNESS MONTH THIS JULY, SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY CALLED FOR IMPROVED MANAGEMENT OF THE BICOL RIVER BASIN VIS-À-VIS STRENGTHENED DISASTER PREPAREDNESS IN THE BICOL REGION.

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Legarda Alarmed over Increasing Number of Filipino Child Laborers

June 29, 2012

“It is lamentable that despite having the Anti-Child Labor Law in place since 2003, the number of minors engaged in various kinds of work continues to surge. This only means that more and more children are forced to work to support their families and are deprived of their childhood and their right to education,”

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Legarda Pushes for Continued Restoration of Ifugao Rice Terraces Hails Removal from World Heritage in Danger List

June 28, 2012

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY ENJOINED FILIPINOS, PARTICULARLY CONCERNED GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, COMMUNITY STAKEHOLDERS, AND THE PEOPLE OF IFUGAO, TO SUSTAIN EFFORTS IN BRINGING BACK THE MAGNIFICENCE OF THE IFUGAO RICE TERRACES EVEN AS THE FAMOUS TERRACE CLUSTERS HAD BEEN REMOVED FROM THE WORLD HERITAGE IN DANGER LIST.

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Legarda Looks Forward to Sharing Phil Culture with Queen of Spain

June 27, 2012

“During Her Majesty’s visit, I would want to share with her the beauty of our country’s culture, some of which had been influenced by Spain, but many others, especially those of our indigenous peoples are unique to us. We will enjoin the Queen of Spain to discover the richness of our heritage,”

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Legarda Urges Immediate and Effective Implementation of Flood Control Projects

June 25, 2012

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY URGED THE GOVERNMENT, PARTICULARLY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS (DPWH) AND THE METRO MANILA DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (MMDA), TO IMMEDIATELY AND EFFECTIVELY IMPLEMENT ITS FLOOD CONTROL MANAGEMENT PROJECTS.

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Legarda Stresses Effect of Climate Change on Spread of Dengue, Other Diseases

June 25, 2012

“Climate change, especially in tropical countries like the Philippines, creates more rainfall and warmer temperatures. Coupled with the worsening solid waste management problem in our cities, we have conditions that provide optimal breeding for disease-carrying mosquitoes,”

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Message of Our Times

June 24, 2012

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Disaster Preparedness and First Aid Handbook

June 24, 2012

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Legarda Partners with DepED for ‘Best School Forest Park’

June 23, 2012

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY ANNOUNCED THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (DEPED), IN PARTNERSHIP WITH LUNTIANG PILIPINAS, WILL SOON SELECT THE WINNERS FOR THE “BEST SCHOOL FOREST PARK” PROGRAM.

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Legarda Seeks Protection of Filipino Art against Forgery

June 22, 2012

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA HAS SOUGHT THE CREATION OF A NATIONAL REGISTRY FOR FINE ART THAT WILL CHRONICLE EXISTING FILIPINO ARTWORKS AND GUARD AGAINST THE PRODUCTION, PROLIFERATION, AND SALE OF THEIR FORGERIES.

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