Legarda Calls for More Renewable Energy Investments

May 30, 2013

Senator Loren Legarda calls for more investments in renewable energy as part of a long-term solution to the growing power needs of the country.
Legarda cited the case of Mindanao which is currently faced with rotating brownouts due to deficit in electricity supply. Mindanao has been heavily dependent on hydropower for its electricity requirements, particularly from the Agus and Pulangui hydropower plants; however, she explained that such cannot be sustained in the face of the worsening deforestation of watersheds, the siltation […]

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Legarda’s Focus on Next Term: Better Lives, More Humane Society for Filipinos

May 24, 2013

Re-elected Senator Loren Legarda today said that working on legislation and programs that will make the lives of Filipinos better will be her focus on the next six years of her term.
“The focus of my term as a senator is making the lives of Filipinos better, primarily by ensuring that basic services reach the poorest sector and building a more humane society,” said Legarda, who will be serving her third term.

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Legarda: Transparent and inclusive process vital to realizing Mindanao goals

May 22, 2013

Senator Loren Legarda today welcomed the progress in the organizational activities of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission. “The approval of its internal rules, organizational structure, and calendar of activities are key developments that highlight the Transition Commission’s commitment to achieve its objectives within a defined time frame,” the Senator said.

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Legarda Hails Enactment of K to 12 Law

May 21, 2013

Senator Loren Legarda today hailed the enactment into law of Republic Act 10533, the Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013, and stressed that the Philippines’ upgrade to a twelve-year basic education will make it at par with the education system and standards of other countries.

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