ENG - Loren Legarda is a Filipino broadcast journalist, environmentalist, and politician of Visayan ancestry, notable as the only female to top two senatorial elections (1998 and 2007). During the 2004 Philippine general election, she ran for the position of Vice-President as an Independent with Fernando Poe, Jr. as running mate.
Senate, 2nd term and 2010 elections (2007-present)
In 2007, Legarda decided to run again for Senate under the banner of the Genuine Opposition coalition. She won, receiving more than 18 million votes, which allowed her to become the top vote-getter in that election. On January 10, 2008, rumors arose that Legarda would run for president after she topped a survey held during that period. Later that month, she donated 1 million pesos for 4-year-old deaf Filipino ...
... for Filipino Seafarers
IN celebration of the Day of the Filipino Seafarer, Senator Loren Legarda yesterday reiterated her call for the institution of mechanisms that would ensure better protection and provision of necessary services for Filipino sea-based workers.
Legarda, chair of the Senate committee on foreign relations, said it is essential to have a Magna Carta of Filipino Seafarers (Senate Bill 1351) and establish a National Seafarers Commission (Senate Bill 1404) to address the specific concerns and needs of maritime workers.
“Filipino seafarers have been plying the ...
Chair, Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
Good morning and welcome to the hearing of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.
The Senate is once again tasked to perform its Constitutional mandate to review two treaties:
the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture or OPCAT; and
the Protocol Additional To The Geneva Conventions Of 12 August 1949, and Relating To The Protection Of Victims Of International Armed Conflicts, which we shall refer to as Protocol 1.
Our deliberations this morning will hopefully guide us toward formulating our Committee report on these ...
bibi - in poll Loren Legarda
BALITA BA ITOH???BALAK ireto ni Sen. Loren Legarda ang isang aktres kay Pangulong Benigno “PNoy” Aquino III sa pagdiriwang ng ika-40 na anibersaryo ng kasal ni Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago.
Naniniwala si Legarda na baka ang dalagang si Heart Evangelista na ang makaputol sa pagiging binata ni Pangulong Aquino.
Magsisilbing best man si Aquino habang maid of honor naman si Heart sa kasal ni Santiago kay dating DILG Undersecretary Narciso Santiago bilang pagdiriwang sa ika-40 anibersaryo ng kanilang mag-isang dibdib sa Hunyo 19.
Kinausap na ni Legarda si Santiago kung ...
Palace: Team PNoy solid despite Legarda vs Alan Cayetano
Malacañang does not see cracks in Team PNoy despite an apparent feud between the camps of reelectionist Senators Alan Peter Cayetano and Loren Legarda.
No cracks in Team PNoy, says Palace
Malacañang does not see cracks in Team PNoy amid allegations that one of its candidates was sabotaging re-electionist Senator Loren Legarda’s campaign through black propaganda.
Loren Legarda accused of hiding wealth
Senator Loren Legarda allegedly failed to declare as part of her assets a posh condominium unit on Park Avenue in New York City for four years, and did so only in 2011 just before she and the other senators convened as an impeachment court to try then Chief Justice Renato Corona.
‘Accidental’ senator is deliberate with work, intolerant of mediocrity
By "accident" is how re-electionist Senator Loren Legarda describes her entry into politics.
Guesting on INQUIRER.net's INQuest: Vote 2013, Legarda says she was interviewing then President Fidel Ramos when he says suddenly that she can run for the Senate if she wanted to.