July, 2014

July 28th, 2014SONAadmin 0 Comments

BELOW are highlights of President Benigno Aquino III’s State of the Nation Address (Sona) delivered at the Batasang Pambansa on Monday, July 28, 2014.   Aquino concludes Sona He ended his Sona at 5:34 p.m. The session was adjourned two minutes after. Aquino’s Sona this year received 86 applauses. Appeal to Bosses Aquino appealed to […]

July 28th, 2014SONAadmin 0 Comments

Some netizens were convinced of the President’s speech while some were indifferent. Using #PNoySona2014, here are some of the mixed reactions shared on sunstar.com.ph’s scribble live discussion. Read more

July 28th, 2014News, SONAadmin 0 Comments

MANILA (Updated) — Faced with impeachment complaints and sliding popularity ratings, President Benigno Aquino III turned emotional in his State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday before members of Congress. Aquino said he’s already contented that if the time comes for him to go, there will be those who will continue the reforms he […]

July 28th, 2014SONAadmin 0 Comments

Sun.Star conducted a live discussion right after President Benigno Aquino’s Sona, his fifth since he assumed office in 2010. Sun.Star Cebu Special Pages and Features’ Managing Editor Cherry Ann Lim and Sun.Star Bisdak Editor Rolando Morallo anchored the discussion. Watch the replay.

July 28th, 2014News, SONAadmin 0 Comments

(Video by Third Anne Peralta/Sunnex) OVER 2,000 militant protesters marched on Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City on Monday morning, hours ahead of the fifth State of the Nation Address (Sona) of President Benigno Aquino III, a police spokesperson said. Quezon City Police District (QCPD) spokesperson Maricar Taqueban said the estimated crowd as of 12 noon […]

July 28th, 2014Aquinos, News, SONAadmin 0 Comments

MANILA — Faced with impeachment complaints and sliding popularity ratings, President Benigno Aquino III turned emotional in his State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday before members of Congress. Aquino said he’s already contented that if the time comes for him to go, there will be those who will continue the reforms he have […]

July 28th, 2014Budget, News, SONAadmin 0 Comments

MANILA — President Benigno Aquino III recited before members of Congress on Monday the benefits of the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). Aquino said in his State of the Nation Address (Sona) that the DAP infused P1.6 billion for the training-for-work scholarship program of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda), which benefited 223,615 […]

July 28th, 2014Armed Forces, News, SONAadmin 0 Comments

MANILA — President Benigno Aquino III said Monday in his State of the Nation Address (Sona) that the administration is continuously working for the modernization of the Armed forces of the Philippines. “Alam din nating mahal ang kailangan nating mga kagamitan. Ikinalulugod kong iulat, tuloy-tuloy ang modernisasyon ng AFP,” he said. Read more

July 28th, 2014Uncategorizedadmin 0 Comments

State of the Nation Address of His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III, President of the Philippines, to the Congress of the Philippines (Delivered at the Session Hall of the House of Representatives, Batasang Pambansa Complex, Quezon City, on July 28, 2014) BISE Presidente Jejomar Binay; dating Pangulong Fidel Valdez Ramos; Senate President Franklin M. Drilon […]

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MANILA — The House of Representatives and the Senate opened the second regular session of the 16th Congress on Monday with their leaders moving for measures that will strengthen public accountability. House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte directed the Committee on Rules to study the creation of a standing committee that would conduct legislative oversight over the […]

July 27th, 2014SONAadmin 0 Comments

MEMBERS of the local and national media in the country are hoping that President Benigno Simeon Aquino III will include the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill in his fifth State of the Nation Address (Sona) speech today, Monday. Although doubtful, Rowena Paraan, National Union of Journalists in the Philippines (NUJP) chair, is still optimistic that […]

July 27th, 2014Uncategorizedadmin 0 Comments

VARIOUS militant groups are expected to rally around government offices in Davao City today, July 28, in line with the 5th State of the Nation Address (Sona) of President Benigno Simeon Aquino III. Althea Amoguis, spokesperson for the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan, in a program list emailed to the media Sunday, said the nationwide protest dubbed […]

July 27th, 2014SONAadmin 0 Comments

CEBU CITY — President Benigno Aquino III will once again deliver his State of the Nation Address (Sona), and Sun.Star, at www.sunstar.com.ph, is not missing any action, as the website will air live the President’s report about the country’s state starting 4 p.m. Monday. Will the President talk about the pork barrel scam? The disasters […]

July 27th, 2014SONAadmin 0 Comments

CEBU – Three mayors in the northern towns of Cebu hope to hear that President Benigno Aquino III has approved the Province’s post-Yolanda recovery plan when he delivers the State of the Nation Address (Sona) Monday afternoon. Officials of Cebu and Lapu-Lapu, meanwhile, want to hear how President Aquino plans to improve disaster preparedness in […]

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