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Loren Pledges Support to Indigenous Peoples Party List

February 27, 2010

NPC-NP-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL BET LOREN LEGARDA PLEDGED HER SUPPORT TO THE ADVOCACY OF KATRIBU, AN INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ PARTY LIST FOUNDED BY 25 GRASSROOTS INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ ORGANIZATIONS FROM LUZON, VISAYAS AND MINDANAO THAT CHAMPIONS THE ENVIRONMENT, CULTURE AND RIGHTS OF IPS TO ANCESTRAL LANDS.
“The ideals of Katribu Party List fit well with my platform of promoting genuine participation and representation of indigenous peoples’ at all levels of government decision making. To me, this is an essential element to nation building,” […]

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Loren overwhelmed by rousing reception in Pangasinan

February 27, 2010

VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE LOREN LEGARDA, DESPITE HER CONSISTENTLY HIGH BATTING AVERAGE IN PAST ELECTIONS, WAS STILL OVERWHELMED BY THE ROUSING WELCOME SHE AND THE REST OF THE NACIONALISTA PARTY BETS GOT IN ROSALES, PANGASINAN, ON SATURDAY MORNING.
On landing at the local airfield, Legarda was welcomed by swarms of children who chanted, “Loren, Loren, Loren!”
Thousands of Pangasinan residents, a lot of them women and children, ignored the midday El Nino heat to shake hands, kiss, and even just get […]

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Planning and Education a Must to Avert El Nino—Loren

February 27, 2010

VISITING PANGASINAN IN ONE OF HER CAMPAIGN SORTIES, NPC-NP-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL BET LOREN LEGARDA CALLED FOR A DECADE-LONG PLANNING AND MASSIVE EDUCATION DRIVE TO ALLOW THE COUNTRY TO COPE WITH THE SEASONAL EL NINO CRISIS.
“Government policies on El Nino should not just be reactionary. We have to think long term in addressing environmental and climate CHANGE issues,” she said.
The prolonged dry spell in Northern Luzon has already lowered the production of rice, corn and vegetables.
“Changes in temperature, […]

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Planning and Education a Must to Avert El Nino—Loren

February 27, 2010

VISITING PANGASINAN IN ONE OF HER CAMPAIGN SORTIES, NPC-NP-LDP VICE PRESIDENTIAL BET LOREN LEGARDA CALLED FOR A DECADE-LONG PLANNING AND MASSIVE EDUCATION DRIVE TO ALLOW THE COUNTRY TO COPE WITH THE SEASONAL EL NINO CRISIS.
“Government policies on El Nino should not just be reactionary. We have to think long term in addressing environmental and climate CHANGE issues,” she said.
The prolonged dry spell in Northern Luzon has already lowered the production of rice, corn and vegetables.
“Changes in temperature, […]

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Loren urges AFP to let Querubin campaign out of jail

February 26, 2010

NACIONALISTA PARTY VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE LOREN LEGARDA REITERATED HER CALL FOR THE MILITARY TOP BRASS TO TEMPORARILY FREE ARIEL QUERUBIN, A RETIRED MARINE COLONEL FACING MUTINY CHARGES – UNDER HER RECOGNIZANCE IF NECESSARY.
Querubin would not flee OR stage a coup d’etat, she told reporters shortly after visiting the bemedalled officer in his detention quarters in Camp Aguinaldo.
With Legarda were running-mate Manny Villar and senatorial bet Pia Cayetano and Querubin’s family, including 23-year-old son Martin, who has been standing […]

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QC brgy backs Loren because their own bet never even visited them

February 26, 2010

NACIONALISTA PARTY VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE LOREN LEGARDA GOT A BOOST IN HER SUPPORT BASE ON THURSDAY ON HER WAY TO VISIT JAILED NP SENATORIAL BET ARIEL QUERUBIN, A RETIRED MARINE COLONEL CHARGED WITH MUTINY AND IS DETAINED IN CAMP AGUINALDO IN QUEZON CITY.
The chairman of Barangay Socorro in Cubao, Joey de Guzman, pledged the support of his constituents for Legarda’s bid to get the highest second post in government.
“I came from Barangay Socorro, which is part of this […]

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Loren: Is Practice Of Torture In RP Fact Or Fake

February 25, 2010

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY WELCOMED THE MOVES OF NON-GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATIONS TO GATHER A TEAM OF LAWYERS, DOCTORS, PSYCHIATRISTS AND COUNCILORS TO INTERVIEW THE ALLEGED VICTIMS OF TORTURE AT CAMP CAPINPIN. GABRIELA HAS ORGANIZED A VISIT TO GATHER MORE DETAILS TO HELP RESOLVE THE CASE OF 26 FEMALE MEDICAL TRAINORS.
On February 6, a battalion of 300 AFP men arrested 43 medical trainors on suspicion that they are members of the New People’s Army. They allegedly handcuffed, blindfolded, held in isolation, […]

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Loren to AFP: We Are Not Under Martial Law

February 25, 2010

VISITING CAMP CAPINPIN YESTERDAY TO MEET WITH THE 43 DETAINED MEDICAL TRAINEES, SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA URGED THE AFP TO EXPEDITE THE INVESTIGATION TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE DETAINEES ARE INDEED MEMBERS OF THE NPA, AND BARRING ANY PROOF, TO RELEASE THE DETAINEES AT THE SOONEST TIME.
“AFP should do two things right away: first, look into the allegations of torture by their men and punish them if found guilty, and second, expedite the investigation to determine whether there was legal basis […]

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Mar’s Own Barangay Backs Loren

February 25, 2010

FIRST, ROXAS CITY, NOW ROXAS’ OWN BARANGAY.
Nacionalista Party vice presidential candidate Loren Legarda got a boost in her support base on Thursday on her way to visit jailed NP senatorial bet Ariel Querubin, a retired Marine colonel charged with mutiny and is detained in Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City.
The chairman of Barangay Socorro in Cubao, Joey de Guzman, pledged the support of his constituents for Legarda’s bid to get the highest second post in government.
“I came from […]

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Loren: Baliw ang Nagtatanggal ng Benepisyo sa mga Guro

February 24, 2010

NACIONALISTA VICE-PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE LOREN LEGARDA YESTERDAY ASSURED DAVAOEÑOS OF HER SUPPORT TO THE EDUCATION SECTOR AND DISPELLED RUMORS OF HER ATTEMPTS TO DECREASE COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS OF PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS. LOREN DECLARED THAT “ONLY INSANE PEOPLE WOULD ABOLISH THE BENEFITS THAT PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS ARE RECEIVING.”
Speaking to teachers and students in Tagum City for her campaign tour, Loren stressed, “My legislations on education have always been geared at improving the welfare of our teachers and students. Yung mga intrigang […]

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