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Robredo to LM students: Include rather than divide

Robredo to LM students: Include rather than divide

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VICE PRESIDENT Maria Leonor "Leni" Robredo has urged legal management students to be inclusive as they strive to help solve the country's problems amid the political bickering ahead of the 2022 elections. “Include rather than divide. Harmonize and collaborate with the people around you to craft the best, most effective solutions to the problems we face,” Robredo said in a taped speech during a forum organized by the UST Legal Management Society last Oct. 23. “We need leaders who are competent and compassionate, whom we can trust, and will champion our principles and beliefs. Leaders who unite rather than divide, who harmonize rather than induce conflict,” she added. Robredo, who is gunning for the presidency in 2022, also urged students to be trustworthy leaders who will hear
Rural community dev’t key to boost PH economy—former DENR chief

Rural community dev’t key to boost PH economy—former DENR chief

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PRESERVATION OF natural resources and development of small rural communities can raise the country’s economic growth, the former secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources said in a forum held Wednesday. Regina Lopez said “village economies” are what the Philippines needs. “We can get our country out of poverty, we can. We can if we take care of the resources that we have. I’m not a believer in western industrial model. Why would we want to copy the west? We have 7,000 islands,” Lopez said. “We develop each island so that people there don’t have to come to Manila, don’t have to become [Overseas Filipino Workers]. They can be there with their families and take care of their families,” she added. Lopez shared the success story of Ugong Rock, a tourist sp