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‘Stories for a Better Normal’ returns online with new episodes hosted by Legarda

January 11, 2021

MANILA, 11 January 2021 — The discussion to promote environmental consciousness, sustainability, and climate-adaptive practices in the better normal continues next Thursday, January 14, 2021 with Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda hosting the online series “Stories for a Better Normal” aired via Facebook Live at facebook.com/CCCPhl and facebook.com/conglorenlegarda.
A partnership between the Climate Change Commission and Office of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, with support from the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities, The Climate Reality Project-Philippines and Mother Earth Foundation, the “Stories […]

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Legarda: Gov’t leaders must scale up implementation of laws to curb wildlife trafficking, emergence of COVID-like diseases

January 11, 2021

‪MANILA, 11 January 2021 — Deputy Speaker and Lone District of Antique Representative Loren Legarda strongly called on law enforcement authorities to strengthen the implementation of wildlife-related laws and policies, and intensify the campaign to fight illegal wildlife trade to help prevent the possible emergence of another global pandemic through zoonotic diseases.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention based in the United States, zoonotic diseases (also known as zoonoses) such as COVID-19 are caused by harmful viruses, bacterial, […]

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House Bill No. 8263: An Act Establishing a Multi-species Marine Hatchery in the Municipality of Tibiao, Province of Antique

January 8, 2021

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A MULTI-SPECIES MARINE HATCHERY IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF TIBIAO, PROVINCE OF ANTIQUE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/basic_18/HB08263.pdf

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Co-author – House Bill No. 242: Right To Adequate Food Act

January 8, 2021

AN ACT PROVIDING A FRAMEWORK TO PROTECT AND PROMOTE THE RIGHT TO ADEQUATE FOOD
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/first_18/CR00688.pdf

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House Bill No. 8140 – Media Workers’ Welfare Act

January 8, 2021

AN ACT PROVIDING ENHANCED PROTECTION, SECURITY, AND BENEFITS FOR MEDIA WORKERS
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/first_18/CR00628.pdf

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House Bill No. 8116 – An Act Amending Section 13 Article XVI of Republic Act 11054

January 8, 2021

AN ACT AMENDING SECTION 13 ARTICLE XVI OF REPUBLIC ACT 11054, ENTITLED “AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ORGANIC LAW FOR THE BANGSAMORO AUTONOMOUS REGION IN MUSLIM MINDANAO, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT 6734, ENTITLED “AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ORGANIC LAW OF THE AUTONOMOUS REGION IN MUSLIM MINDANAO” AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT 9054, ENTITLED “AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN AND EXPAND THE ORGANIC ACT FOR THE AUTONOMOUS REGION IN MUSLIM MINDANAO”, AND FIXING FOR THIS PURPOSE THE FIRST REGULAR […]

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House Bill No. 8101 – Philippine Creative Industries Act

January 8, 2021

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PROMOTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE PHILIPPINE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/basic_18/HB08101.pdf

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HB 8097 – Granting Additional Benefits To Solo Parents, Amending For The Purpose Republic Act No. 8972, Otherwise Known As The ” Solo Parents Welfare Act Of 2000″

January 7, 2021

AN ACT GRANTING ADDITIONAL BENEFITS TO SOLO PARENTS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8972, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE SOLO PARENTS WELFARE ACT OF 2000
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/first_18/CR00616.pdf

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HB 7956 – Food Surplus Reduction Act

January 7, 2021

AN ACT REDUCING WASTAGE BY DONATING AND RECYCLING EXCESS EDIBLE FOOD
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/third_18/HBT7956.pdf

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Co-author: HB 7951 – Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) Remittance Protection Act

January 7, 2021

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR PROTECTION OF THE REMITTANCES OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/third_18/HBT7951.pdf

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