Legarda Wants Full Electrification of all Households, Sitios

October 9, 2016

Senator Loren Legarda said she will push for full electrification of all barangays, sitios and households in the country through appropriate funding in the national budget as she welcomed the European Union’s (EU) support for the Philippines’ rural electrification targets.

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Legarda Renews Call for PHL Ratification of Paris Agreement as it Takes Effect Soon

October 8, 2016

Senator Loren Legarda today said that the government should expedite the process of ratification of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change for the country to benefit from the pact, which will take effect next month.

Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Climate Change and Global Champion for Resilience of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), made the statement after the threshold for entry into force of the Paris Agreement was achieved.

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