Aquino to skip Duterte’s SONA again

July 16th, 2018

Former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III will be skipping President Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the Nation Address (Sona) for the third time, the House of Representatives’ Inter-Parliamentary Relations and Special Affairs Bureau (IPRSAB) disclosed Monday. It has been a tradition and protocol to invite former presidents and national officials during an incumbent president’s national address. The […]

Zubiri warns of ‘mess’ at Sona if Con-Ass convened

July 16th, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the Nation Address (Sona) would be a “mess” with a number of senators walking out if the occasion is used to convene a constituent assembly (Con-Ass).

The true state of the nation

July 15th, 2018

On July 23, President Duterte will stand in front of both houses of Congress and deliver his third State of the Nation Address (Sona). There has been a lot of talk leading up to the Sona about all the preparations being made for it. Popular film director Joyce Bernal will be directing it; she has said she’ll emphasize how much Mr. Duterte loves the country.

Peso to Du30: Now you know the feeling!

July 15th, 2018

On July 23, President Duterte will deliver his third State of the Nation Address (Sona). Well, that’s the least he could deliver.

Duterte’s foreign policy: Leaning toward China, altering regional order

July 15th, 2018

In his second State of the Nation Address (Sona), President Duterte projected himself as the harbinger of a new era in the country’s external relations.

CHR thanks PNP: Let’s make day of Sona peaceful

July 14th, 2018

As the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) welcomed the invitation of the Philippine National Police (PNP) to have a coordination with the agency for the coming State of the Nation Address (Sona), it also urged policemen to implement a maximum tolerance against rallyists.

Reap what we sow

July 13th, 2018

Our lives are full of fleeting issues, threads and patterns.

Congress ready for Sona 2018

July 12th, 2018

It's all systems go for the third State of the Nation Address (Sona) of President Rodrigo Duterte on July 23, Congress' taskforce on Sona assured on Thursday.

Only insults, threats in Duterte’s 3rd Sona speech – Makabayan bloc

July 12th, 2018

Lawmakers from the House Makabayan bloc have offered their fearless forecast on the content of President Rodrigo Duterte’s upcoming State of the Nation Address (Sona): insults, threats, and misogynist remarks.

Solon dares PCOO exec to resign for ‘peddling fake news’

July 12th, 2018

A lawmaker has dared Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Assistant Secretary Kristian Ablan to resign “for peddling fake news" and for being "incompetent."

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