Loren Legarda, the original plantita: Try to plant something edible or medicinal

February 5, 2022

Multi-awarded environmentalist and House of Representatives Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda is a passionate nature lover, the original “plantita” before the global pandemic made planting at home a popular pastime.
We asked her for some planting tips, and here are excerpts of our exclusive interview:
The Philippine Star: I heard that there is a portion of the roof in your house where you planted vegetables, not only to help cool the house down but also to have an additional organic food source.
Loren Legarda: Yes. I […]

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Teachers’ welfare high in Legarda’s legislative agenda in the Senate

February 4, 2022

The promotion of teachers’ welfare ranks high in the legislative agenda of Deputy Speaker and Antique Rep. Loren Legarda once re-elected to the Senate.
Legarda, who is seeking a return to the Senate, said she is committed to further upgrade the salaries of teachers and non-teaching staff, provide safe, accessible and quality educaiton and pursue effective pandemic response, dignity of wor and respect and protection of democratic rights.

Legarda vowed to espouse the legislative agenda of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers represented […]

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