Keynote Speech: Zero Waste Cities Summit 2019

January 31, 2019

Keynote Speech of Senator Loren Legarda*
Zero Waste Cities Summit 2019
31 January 2019 | Sulo Riviera Hotel, Quezon City
*Delivered by Mr. Michael Ubac, Luntiang Pilipinas Partylist
In the vastness of the ocean, one would think it is impossible to fill it with trash. But with reports of dead whales ingesting tonnes of plastic waste, sea turtles mistaking plastic for jellyfish, sea lions becoming entangled in plastic bags, and fish unknowingly consuming plastic microfibers, it almost seems that plastics have […]

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Opening Statement: 3rd Bicameral Committee Meeting on the 2019 Budget

January 30, 2019

Opening Statement of Sen. Loren Legarda
Chairperson, Senate Committee on Finance
3rd Bicameral Committee Meeting on the 2019 Budget
30 January 2019, Manila Polo Club
At the outset, I wish to thank the technical staff of both the House and of the Senate who went over the amendments of both Houses to identify which of these should be considered as institutional amendments and individual amendments. We were working until past midnight with the technical staff sent by Congressman Andaya to the […]

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