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Legarda Brings LOREN sa Bawat Barangay to LuzViMinda

March 31, 2013

IN HER PURSUIT TO ALLEVIATE POVERTY THROUGH GENUINE AND PARTICIPATORY CONSULTATION, REELECTIONIST SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA BROUGHT “LOREN SA BAWAT BARANGAY” TO LUZON, VISAYAS, AND MINDANAO.

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Senator Loren Legarda’s Holy Week Message

March 30, 2013

As we observe the Holy Week, let us find the time to reflect and have a deeper understanding of Christ’s suffering. Let us contemplate and renew our relationship with God and find the true meaning of Jesus Christ’s ultimate sacrifice. I wish everyone a peaceful, safe and solemn Holy Week.

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Legarda: Easter, A Chance to ‘Resurrect Mother Earth’

March 30, 2013

“The Lenten season reminded us of the importance of prayer, penance, and sacrifice. It was the time when we gave up on small indulgences, as we strived for spiritual renewal. Let us find the time to reflect and let us show our love for God and for His creation: the environment,” Legarda said.

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Legarda supports call for Science-Based Governance

March 26, 2013

Senator Loren Legarda today expressed support to the call of Guimaras Governor Felipe Hilan Nava for science-based governance, as vital for a country, such as the Philippines, that is composed of mostly coastal areas vulnerable to climate change.

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Legarda stresses Filipino Seafarers’ Rights Under the Maritime Labor Convention

March 26, 2013

Senator Loren Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, reminded Filipino seafarers of their rights and privileges that are ensured under the Maritime Labor Convention (MLC), 2006 when it takes effect within the year.

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Legarda encourages Fasting that is Environment-Friendly

March 24, 2013

“Filipinos are encouraged to do fasting in many other ways. Aside from fasting from food, we are asked to fast from vices and activities that we can do without, as we focus and usher in a period of reflection and spiritual growth. One best way is to carbon fast,” said Legarda.

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Legarda: Extend assistance to detained Filipinos in Malaysia

March 22, 2013

Senator Loren Legarda, Chairperson of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, urged the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) to ensure that the rights of Filipinos being charged with terror crimes, as well as those detained for still undetermined offenses in Sabah, are protected by extending timely legal assistance to them.

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Ika-150 Taong Pag-gunita sa Pagsilang ni Mariano Ponce

March 22, 2013

Isa si Mariano Ponce sa mga bayaning nagpatunay na ang kaalaman ay maaaring maging kasangkapan ng katapangan at kagitingan. Siya ay nagpursige sa kaniyang pag-aaral ng medisina. Kanya ring ipinamalas ang kanyang kahusayan sa pagsusulat upang imulat ang kaisipan ng tao sa mga nangyayari sa ating lipunan. At noong naitatag na ang Unang Republika ng Pilipinas, siya ay patuloy na naglingkod sa bayan.

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Legarda Hails Thy Womb’s New Award

March 22, 2013

Senator Loren Legarda expressed elation over the recent triumph of actress Nora Aunor for her powerful portrayal of a Badjao midwife in the Brillante Mendoza opus Thy Womb in the recently-concluded 7th Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong.

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Legarda urges filipinos to participate in Earth Hour, Commit to Greater Efforts on Environmental Protection

March 22, 2013

Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Climate Change, also said that everyone should go beyond participating in the yearly Earth Hour to support actions on environmental protection and climate change by practicing an environment-friendly lifestyle.

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