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LAS PIÑAS TO ACHIEVE HERD IMMUNITY SOON – VILLAR

With the pace of their ongoing vaccination drive, Senator Cynthia Villar is upbeat that Las Piñas City can quickly achieve and can even be ahead of the government’s target of herd immunity before the year ends. “We are happy that soon, we would reach the herd immunity in Las Piñas due to our various initiatives […]

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BASECO SOON A MODEL SITE FOR COMMUNITY REHAB – VILLAR

Residents of the Baseco Compound in Tondo, Manila are now benefitting from several projects being implemented by Senator Cynthia Villar as it provides them food security and creates livelihood opportunities and jobs while maintaining a clean environment. Villar, known for providing jobs and means of income, has built livelihood projects in the poor community of […]

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VILLARS HOST VACCINATION FOR MARINERS IN LAS PIÑAS

Senator Cynthia Villar and daughter Las Piñas Representative Camille Villar served as among the hosts in the nationwide vaccination of Filipino seafarers who were hardest hit by the pandemic. The inoculation of around 1,086 seafarers was conducted at the family-owned The Tent South Global City in Las Piñas. Through the Office of Sen. Villar, The […]

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COMMUNITY GARDENS TO SUPPORT COMMUNITY PANTRIES

Senator Cynthia Villar, chairperson of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food, renews her call for people to grow their own food in their own backyard or in a community garden in the light of the popularity of community pantries being set up in the country. “Community gardens are a more sustainable and cost-effective way […]

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HELP BRING BACK A GREENER ENVIRONMENT – VILLAR

In consonance with the theme “Restore Our Earth” of this year’s Earth Day celebration on April 22, Senator Cynthia Villar called on everyone to participate in initiatives to bring back a greener and healthier environment. Villar also cited the global significance of the 175-hectare mangrove forest and marine habitat Las Piñas-Parañaque Wetland Park, one of […]

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SENATE NAMES DAVAO CITY ‘CHOCOLATE CAPITAL’ OF PH

With a vote of 22 affirmative, 0 negative and 1 abstention, the Senate approved on third and final reading the bill declaring Davao City as the Chocolate Capital and Davao Region as the Cacao Capital of the Philippines. Senator Cynthia Villar, chairperson of the Committee on Agriculture, Food, and Agrarian Reform, and sponsor of Senate […]

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DAVAO CITY IS CHOCOLATE CAPITAL OF PH — VILLAR

Citing Philippines Statistic Authority (PSA) data showing Region XI (Davao Region) as the top cacao producer in the country, Senator Cynthia Villar wants to declare Davao City as the “Chocolate Capital of the Philippines” and Region XI as the “Cacao Capital of the Philippines.” In her Sponsorship Speech on the proposed Senate Bill 1741, Villar […]

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VILLAR: NAME BATANGAS TOWN AS ‘EGG BASKET OF PH’

Recognizing the 7 million chicken eggs it produces daily, Senator Cynthia Villar wants to declare the town of San Jose in the province of Batangas as the “Egg Basket of the Philippines”. Villar, chairperson of the Senate committee on Agriculture and Food, filed Senate Bill No. 2044 or “An Act Declaring the Municipality of San […]

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DECLARE CATANDUANES AS PH ABACA CAPITAL – VILLAR

Senator Cynthia Villar, Chairperson of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food, is pushing for the declaration of the Province of Catanduanes as the “Abaca Capital of the Philippines” in her recently filed Senate Bill No. 1748. The Philippines is the top producer of abaca in the world. Catanduanes is the top abaca producer of […]

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SENATE HONORS MMDA CHAIRMAN DANNY LIM – HONTIVEROS

The Senate has adopted a resolution expressing its profound sympathy and sincere condolences on the death of Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Danilo Lim. Senate Resolution No. 613, taking into consideration Senate Resolution No. 614, was adopted by the Senate during its first plenary session for the new year to honor Lim who died […]