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Senate to OK Paris climate deal before March 18 – Legarda

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CLIMATE TREATY. Senator Loren Legarda says she is confident that the Senate will concur in the ratification of the Paris climate deal before session adjourns on March 18. Photo by Camille Elemia

Senator Loren Legarda, who is set to sponsor the measure, is confident they have the numbers to concur with the ratification of the Paris climate deal

MANILA, Philippines (Mar 1, 2017) — The Senate eyes to complete the final step to make the Philippines a signatory to the Paris climate deal before session adjourns on March 18. Continue reading Senate to OK Paris climate deal before March 18 – Legarda

Lopez urges CA: Make decisions based on common good

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PLANNING. Environment Secretary Gina Lopez meets with affected miners in Loreto, Dinagat Islands, on February 25, 2017. File photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

‘I feel that whoever is in the Commission on Appointments must have no vested business interests, because the rhyme and reason for appointment should be public service,’ says Environment Secretary Gina Lopez

MANILA, Philippines (Feb. 28, 2017) — Environment Secretary Gina Lopez on Tuesday, February 28, urged the Commission on Appointments (CA) to consider “experience and sincerity” as its top criteria when it deliberates on her confirmation. Continue reading Lopez urges CA: Make decisions based on common good