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Duterte to rehearse for SONA 2018 on July 22

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte will devote Sunday, July 22, to rehearsals for his 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA) happening the day after, on Monday, July 23. "Rehearsals of the President for the SONA will be on Sunday," reads a message from Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque in ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerJul 18th, 2018

Duterte to rehearse for SONA 2018 on July 22

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte will devote Sunday, July 22, to rehearsals for his 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA) happening the day after, on Monday, July 23. "Rehearsals of the President for the SONA will be on Sunday," reads a message from Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 18th, 2018

As The Bamboos Sway: This time, Duterte is not bound to fulfill SONA promises

By sheer technicality, President Rodrigo ‘Digong’ Duterte is not bound, this time, to fulfill his State of the Nation (SONA) promises. Technically, the SONA could not be on the record as the Lower House has not really been opened and closed for session on July 23, 2018......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

Return of plunderers to power Duterte s top achievement – De Lima

July 30, 2018. Mr. Duterte’s “biggest achievement” highlighted in his third State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 23 was the return of corrupt and plunderers in power under his administration, Opposition Senator Leila M. de Lima has said. De Lima, the first prominent political prisoner under the Duterte… Source link link: Return of plunderers to power Duterte's top achievement – De Lima.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 31st, 2018

HOAX: Viral photo of SONA 2018 rally supports Duterte, Marcos

Claim: A photo and a video of a rally were shared on Facebook on Tuesday, July 24, both with captions alleging that the protesters were supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte and former senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. The photo, shared from the website socialmedia.ph, includes a banner that ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

Anti-Duterte Groups in Cebu on the Day PRRD’s SONA

Over a hundred protesters from different groups marched the streets of Cebu against President Rodrigo Duterte on the day of his State of the Nation Address (SONA) last Monday, July 24, 2018. Jaime Paglinawan, Chairman of Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan), led the protesters from the Cebu Provincial Capitol to Police Regional Office 7 along Osmeña […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

Duterte family gets ready for SONA 2018

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Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

2018 State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Duterte

State of the Nation Address of Rodrigo Roa Duterte President of the Philippines To the Congress of the Philippines Session Hall of the House of Representatives [Delivered at the Batasang Pambansa Complex, Quezon City on July 23, 2018] Kindly sit down. Thank you for your courtesy. Senate President Vicente Sotto III and the members of [...] The post 2018 State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Duterte appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

SONA delayed as solons oust Alvarez

By: Dolly Yasa and Louine Hope Conserva BATASAN HILLS, Quezon City – The State of the Nation Address of Pres. Rodrigo Duterte on July 23, 2018 was delayed for over an hour after 184 members of the House of Representatives staged a coup d’etat against Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. The President was supposed to start at 4 […] The post SONA delayed as solons oust Alvarez appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

IN PHOTOS: Thousands hold SONA 2018 protests around PH

MANILA, Philippines – Notwithstanding the threat of a downpour , thousands of protesters on Monday, July 23, occupied a major portion of Commonwealth Avenue – the road leading to the House of Representatives in Quezon City – to protest President Rodrigo Duterte's 3rd State of Nation Address. As of 5 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

Duterte vows to defend West Philippine Sea in SONA 2018

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to defend the West Philippine Sea as he delivered his 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 23. In his SONA 2018, Duterte said the Philippines' "reenergized relations with China" have led to "an unprecedented level of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

SONA 2018 rallies very peaceful

MANILA, Philippines – The rallies timed with President Rodrigo Duterte's 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA)  on Monday, July 23, were "very peaceful." This was the assessment of Philippine National Police (PNP) Metro Manila director Chief Superintendent Guillermo Eleazar about an hour after Duterte finished his speech. "Very peaceful, wala ni isang untoward incident ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

Opposition slams Duterte s defeatist SONA 2018

MANILA, Philippines – Opposition leaders gathered at the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Monday, July 23, and slammed President Rodrigo Duterte’s 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA) as “defeatist and empty.” Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, speaking before the Tindig Pilipinas movers after the SONA, pointed out: “Ang nakita ko rito ay isang presidente na sumuko ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

LIVE: SONA 2018 - Duterte s 3rd State of the Nation Address

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Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

PNP s drug war death toll tops 4,500 before SONA 2018

MANILA, Philippines – Just before President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 23, the number of deaths in his intensified anti-drug campaign rose to more than 4,500. According to Philippine National Police (PNP) documents obtained by Rappler, 4,540 drug suspects have been shot dead in anti-drug ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

Federalism, BBL, and more in SONA

FILIPINOS will be glued to their radios and televisions today, July 23, 2018, to watch and listen to the 3rd State of the Nation address (SONA) of Pres. Rodrigo Duterte. As usual, the public can expect the president to report and even rant on his achievements against illegal drugs, criminality, and corruption. But what Filipinos […] The post Federalism, BBL, and more in SONA appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2018

Traffic advisory for SONA 2018

MANILA, Philippines – A rerouting scheme and partial road closures will be implemented for President Rodrigo Duterte's 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 23. Chief Superintendent Joselito Esquivel Jr, director of the Quezon City Police District (QCPD), warned that heavy traffic is expected leading to and from the Batasang Pambansa, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2018

Duterte drops by hospital day before SONA 2018

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – President Rodrigo Duterte made a visit to the hospital a day before his 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA) . Rappler confirmed this with two sources privy to the hospital visit. Duterte dropped by Cardinal Santos Medical Center in San Juan City on Sunday afternoon, July 22, where he had an ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2018

Acting Chief Justice Carpio to attend Duterte s SONA 2018

MANILA, Philippines – Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio has confirmed his attendance at President Rodrigo Duterte's 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 23. House of Representatives Secretary-General Cesar Pareja said Carpio's confirmation came belatedly. Pareja had to correct his earlier statement that Carpio sent his regrets to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 21st, 2018

In Bacolod City, teachers stage rally ahead of SONA 2018

BACOLOD CITY, Philippines – Three days before President Rodrigo Duterte's 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA), public school teachers in Bacolod City and neighboring localities trooped to the Fountain of Justice on Friday afternoon, July 20, to demand higher salaries. (READ:  LIST: SONA 2018 activities, protests ) Clad in black shirts, teachers held ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 21st, 2018

If the SONA were a movie franchise, here s how we d review it

On July 23, 2018, President Rodrigo Duterte will deliver his third state of the nation address. Duterte’s speeches — the first two SONAs, especially — always come across as part calls to arms, part action flicks, part improv comedies. And with the SONAs being star-studded, red-carpet affairs, I realized you could ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 21st, 2018