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Loren Cites Power of Creative Advertising Geared Toward Disaster Risk Reduction

July 31, 2014

Advertisers’ powerful and inspiring messages that are crafted toward reducing risks from disasters go a long, long way in saving lives and mitigating huge economic losses that come with disasters.
 
Speaking before hundreds of advertisers representing different companies, Senator Loren Legarda asked the audience to consider the positive impact on the nation of even a small portion of the huge amount of money that annually goes to advertising.
 
She cited that for 2013, a big media monitoring company has calculated the total […]

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Senate Bill No. 1188 – Botica sa Barangay

July 31, 2014

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF BARANGAY DRUGSTORES, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS BOTICA SA BARANGAY AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Scope: National
Legislative status: Withdrawn (8/15/2013)
http://senate.gov.ph/lis/bill_res.aspx?congress=16&q=SBN-1188
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SBN-1188 (Letter of Withdrawal)

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Senate Bill No. 1189 – Board of Claims

July 31, 2014

AN ACT AMENDING CERTAIN SECTIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7309, ENTITLED AN ACT CREATING A BOARD OF CLAIMS UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS OF UNJECT IMPRISONMENT OR DETENTION AND VICTIMS OF VIOLENT CRIMES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Scope: National
Legislative status: Withdrawn (8/15/2013)
http://senate.gov.ph/lis/bill_res.aspx?congress=16&q=SBN-1189
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SBN-1189 (Letter of Withdrawal)

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Senate Bill No. 1190 – The Health Facilities and Regulation Act of 2013

July 31, 2014

AN ACT ENHANCING THE REGULATION OF HEALTH FACILITIES AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREOF
Scope: National
Legislative status: Pending in the Committee (8/28/2013)
http://senate.gov.ph/lis/bill_res.aspx?congress=16&q=SBN-1190
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SBN-1190 (as filed)

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Climate Change: Boon or Bane to Consumers and Businesses?

July 31, 2014

“Climate Change: Boon or Bane to Consumers and Businesses?”
Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
General Membership Meeting of the
Philippine Association of National Advertisers
July 31, 2014 – Hard Rock Café, Glorietta 3, Makati City
It is with great pleasure that I take part in this gathering to encourage the private sector to take a more active role in finding solutions to the growing social, economic and development challenges caused by disasters arising from natural hazards made stronger […]

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Legarda: Industries Should Innovate, Go Green to Adapt to Climate Change

July 31, 2014

Senator Loren Legarda today said that the corporate sector should innovate towards sustainability and green development, or continue to face the growing threats of climate change.
Speaking before more than a hundred advertisers representing different companies, Legarda named industries, such as building and construction, finance, and food and beverage, which are threatened by risks posed by environmental trends.
“In general, climate change affects operating costs, markets for products and availability of raw materials, and the changing weather patterns and extreme weather events […]

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Senate Resolution No. 800 – Heritage School-Building Restoration Program

July 31, 2014

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION, ARTS AND CULTURE TO INQUIRE AS TO THE STATUS OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION’S HERITAGE SCHOOL-BUILDING RESTORATION PROGRAM, PARTICULARLY ON THE CONSERVATION AND MAINTENANCE OF GABALDON SCHOOLHOUSES AND OTHER HERITAGE STRUCTURES WITHIN ITS JURISDICTION
Scope: National
Legislative status: Pending in the Committee (8/4/2014)
http://senate.gov.ph/lis/bill_res.aspx?congress=16&q=SRN-800
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SRN-800 (as filed)

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Senate Resolution No. 801 – Congratulating the Iglesia Ni Cristo

July 31, 2014

RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE IGLESIA NI CRISTO ON THE OCCASION OF ITS 100TH FOUNDING ANNIVERSARY
Scope: National
Legislative status: Pending in the Committee (8/4/2014)
http://senate.gov.ph/lis/bill_res.aspx?congress=16&q=SRN-801
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SRN-801 (as filed)

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Legarda Joins Muslims in Celebrating Eidul Fitr

July 29, 2014

Senator Loren Legarda expressed solidarity with Filipino Muslims as she enjoined all Filipinos, regardless of religious and spiritual beliefs, to share in the celebration of Eidul Fitr.
 
Legarda, author of RA 9177 also known as the Act Declaring Eidul Fitr a National Holiday, emphasized the value of Eidul Fitr, the Muslim Feast of Sacrifice, as a way to remind the nation of the need for peace and unity.
 
“I join our Muslim brothers and sisters in celebrating the Eidul Fitr. I encourage […]

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Loren pushes advocacy through SONA outfit

July 28, 2014

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Loren Legarda goes for fashion with a cause. Setting extravagance aside and pushing her advocacy forward, the senator graced the SONA red carpet wearing a traditional Mandaya outfit to commemorate the recent inscription of the Mt. Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary in Davao Oriental as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
“My outfit represents two advocacies closest to my heart–environmental protection and heritage preservation,” the senator, chairperson of the Senate Committee on Cultural Communities, said.
The attire, embroidered with geometric […]

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