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At least 16 measures pushed by Duterte could pass Senate – Sotto

Posted on Tuesday, 23 July 2019 08:05 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – At least 16 measures pushed by President Rodrigo Duterte in his fourth State of the Nation Address (Monday)could be passed in the upper chamber of Congress, Senate...

President Duterte’s memorable quotes during SONA

Posted on Tuesday, 23 July 2019 05:50 PM | No Comments
Here are some of President Rodrigo Duterte’s memorable quotes during his speech at the State of the Nation Address on Monday (July 23). Duterte also lifted a verse from the...

Duterte asks Congress to pass measure on midnight liquor ban

Posted on Tuesday, 23 July 2019 05:14 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has called on Congress to consider passing legislation banning the sale of liquor by midnight. In his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA)...

IN PHOTOS: Lawmakers go local with dresses for Duterte’s SONA

Posted on Tuesday, 23 July 2019 05:12 PM | No Comments
Lawmakers wore simple and locally designed dresses during President Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday (July 22). Senator Grace Poe wore a simple white terno. Poe...

SONA 2019 Highlights: Towards a ‘better’ Philippines

Posted on Tuesday, 23 July 2019 05:04 PM | No Comments
No surprises, no fiascos. President Rodrigo Duterte’s fourth state of the nation address (SONA) has been smooth despite the more than one hour delay due to sudden rains. Nevertheless, the...

Duterte leaves out Cha-cha, federalism in 4th SONA

Posted on Tuesday, 23 July 2019 12:21 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte made no mention of federalism and charter change in his fourth State of the Nation Address on July 22 (Monday). Since 2016, Duterte has...

Duterte 4th SONA generally peaceful, orderly – PNP

Posted on Tuesday, 23 July 2019 08:33 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday said President Rodrigo Duterte’s fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA) was generally peaceful and orderly. According to PNP Spokesperson...

Duterte tells Filipinos: Be assertive vs corrupt officials

Posted on Tuesday, 23 July 2019 08:18 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday (July 22) advised Filipinos to “be assertive,” and “make a scene” when they encounter corrupt officials. In his fourth State of the...

No threat monitored for SONA so far – Albayalde

Posted on Monday, 22 July 2019 02:04 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday said it has yet to monitor any threat hours before President Rodrigo Duterte’s fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA)....

Duterte supporters to stage rally for SONA

Posted on Monday, 22 July 2019 12:38 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – At least 15,000 people are expected to stage a rally to express support for President Rodrigo Duterte during his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA) at...