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No Longer Servants, But Workers: ILO Convention 189

June 6, 2012

Senate Session Hall;I rise on a matter of personal privilege to underscore my personal commitment as your Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to push for the ratification of the ILO Convention 189 otherwise known asDecent Work for Domestic Workers’ Convention.

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Legarda Lauds Coral Rehabilitation Efforts; Enjoins Public to Contribute

June 5, 2012

“Reefs are complex ecosystems vital to the continuity of life in the sea. They protect coastlines from wave and storm erosion and function as nurseries and habitats for thousands of marine species. They are ultimately connected to mangrove forests, seagrass beds, and countless other ecosystems,”

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World Environment Day 2012: Sex on the Reefs

June 5, 2012

Senate Session Hall;There is sex on the reefs. Where the warm ocean currents meet the more temperate Philippine waters, a different kind of procreation is taking place—one that would save not only marine life, but our very own as well.

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Legarda Urges Filipinos to Exercise Constant Vigilance this Rainy Season

June 4, 2012

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA, THE UNITED NATIONS REGIONAL CHAMPION FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION FOR ASIA-PACIFIC, TODAY URGED BOTH PUBLIC SERVANTS AND PRIVATE INDIVIDUALS TO EXERCISE CONSTANT VIGILANCE AS THE RECENT SERIES OF DOWNPOURS HERALDS THE RAINY SEASON.

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Committee Report No. 163, Senate Resolution No. 788 Status of Visiting Forces Agreement (SOVFA) with Australia

June 4, 2012

Senate Session Hall;I have the honor to seek approval of Senate Resolution No. 788, entitled “Resolution Concurring in the Ratification of the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Government of Australia Concerning the Status of Visiting Forces of Each State in the Territory of the Other” prepared and submitted by the Committee on Foreign Relations on May 30, 2012 per its Committee Report No. 163.

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Long Live the First Filipina

June 4, 2012

Senate Session Hall;

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Legarda Embarks on Mission to Save Phl Marine Ecosystems

June 2, 2012

IN A BID TO SAVE THE COUNTRY’S SEAS, SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA HAS EMBARKED ON A MISSION TO RESTORE DAMAGED MARINE ECOSYSTEMS PRIMARILY THROUGH A CORAL RESTORATION PROGRAM.

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