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State of the City Address

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio delivers her State of the City Address on Tuesday, September 12, highlighting the city government’s accomplishments and future plans for the city. MINDANEWS PHOTO Read address  &'160;.....»»

Category: newsSource: mindanews mindanewsSep 13th, 2017

State of the City Address

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio delivers her State of the City Address on Tuesday, September 12, highlighting the city government’s accomplishments and future plans for the city. MINDANEWS PHOTO Read address  &'160;.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 13th, 2017

Mayor Sara Z. Duterte’s State of the City Address

State of the City Address Sara Z. Duterte City Mayor of Davao September 12, 2017 Session Hall, Sangguniang Panlungsod Bldg., San Pedro Street, Davao City Byaheng DO30 is a 3-year initiative of at least 30 doable and meaningful projects starting 2016. These projects would contribute to the security and sustainable development of Davao City. We [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 13th, 2017

COMMENTARY: The Foundational Framework of Federalism

QUEZON CITY (MindaNews/11 September) &'8212; Many federalism advocates were expecting President Rodrigo Duterte to push even harder for federalism in his second State of the Nation Address. But the President could only say that this matter is something “we have to tackle sooner or later.” That time has come given that the members of his [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 11th, 2017

Where is the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law?

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 03 August)  &'8212; Seventeen days after it was submitted to President Rodrigo Duterte in the presence of  the Senate President and House Speaker, and 10 days after the President's second State of the Nation Address, where is the draft Bangsamoro Law (BBL)? As of August 3, it's not yet in the [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2017

US hands 2 Cessna planes to PAF

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/28 July) – The US government has donated two new Cessna 208B aircraft worth P1.67 billion to the Philippine Air Force (PAF) to enhance the country’s counterterrorism capabilities and support the military operations in besieged Marawi City. The donation came on the heels of President Rodrigo Duterte’s statement during his second State of the Nation Address [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 28th, 2017

OUR MARAWI: Mas gugustuhin kong marinig ang ingay ng putukan ng Marawi kaysa marinig ko ang pag-iyak ng mga bata

(Noraida Dibansa, an evacuee from Barangay Bacolod Chico in Marawi City, delivered this at the State of the Bakwit Address at Mahad Al-Nor Al Islamie Madrasa in Ceanuri Subdivision, Iligan City on 24 July 2017, hours before President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his second State of the Nation Address at the Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City) [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 27th, 2017

OUR MARAWI : Gustong-gusto na naming umuwi sa Marawi

Nanayaon Gambao, an evacuee from Barangay Kilala in Marawi City delivered this at the State of the Bakwit Address at Mahad Al-Nor Al Islamie Madrasa in Ceanuri Subdivision, Iligan City on 24 July 2017, hours before President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his second State of the Nation Address at the Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City) Assalamu [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 27th, 2017

Full text of Duterte s State of the Nation Address 2017

Trasncript of the SONA, as delivered at the Batasang Pambansa Complex, Quezon City on July 24, 2017......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 25th, 2017

Duterte’s SONA makes no call on immediate passage of Bangsamoro law

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/24 July) &'8212;  Peace groups and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) expected President Rodrigo Duterte to call on Congress to immediately pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) during his two-hour State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, but no such call was made. Instead, the President read three short paragraphs from [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 25th, 2017

STATE OF THE BAKWIT ADDRESS: Sana mawakasan ang dalawang buwan nang pag-aalinlangan

(State of the Bakwit Address delivered by Omielhaya Sharief at the Mahad Al-Nor Al Islamie Madrasa at Ceanuri Subdivision in Iligan City on 24 July 2017, hours before President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his second State of the Nation Address at the Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City) Assalamu Allaykum Warrahmatullahi WaBarrakatuhu! Magandang araw po sa lahat. [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 25th, 2017

Send us home, Marawi evacuees ask Duterte

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews/24 July) &'8212; Desperate for relief assistance after two months in evacuation centers here, throngs of evacuees from besieged Marawi City now want to go back to their homes so they may start rebuilding their lives. “Mr. President, please let us end the war now,” Maranao youth leader Omeihaya Sharief said in a State of the Bakwit Address [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 24th, 2017

SONA treat

Hot porridge and chicken were distributed to evacuees at the evacuation center in Maria Cristina, Iligan City before the start of the second State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday afternoon, July 24, 2017. The Philippine Information set up a huge television screen inside the evacuation center for the evacuees to [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 24th, 2017

Missing home

Nanayaon Gambao, an evacuee from Marawi City, airs an emotional appeal on Monday, 24 July 2017, for an end to the conflict in Marawi City so they can return home and stop relying on relief assistance at the evacuation centers. Marawi evacuees held a State of the Bakwit Address at the madrasa in Ceanuri Subdivision [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 24th, 2017

Duterte ready to ‘wait out’ Marawi siege

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte said the military would have to wait out the crisis in Marawi City as around 300 civilian hostages were still being held in the area. &'8220;The Maute group has 300 hostages in Marawi. When I was there I heard 16 explosions,&'8221; Duterte said in his State of the Nation Address (SONA). &'8220;If [...].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 24th, 2017

Youth situation presented for Duterte’s SONA

BAGUIO CITY — As the second state of the nation address (SONA) of President Rodrigo Duterte draws near, people are still asking if there was really any change. With this, youth groups readily presented their assessment on the first year of the so-called “first left-leaning” president......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2017

Baguio to mark Duterte’s SONA with people’s assessment

BAGUIO CITY — Progressive groups in the city are all set to commemorate Rodrigo Duterte’s second State of the Nation Address (SONA), July 24, with the “people’s assessment” of his first year as president......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2017

BTC to submit draft BBL to President Duterte on July 18

DAVAO CITY  (MindaNews / 05 July) &'8212;  The Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) will submit its draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) to President Rodrigo Duterte on July 18, a month and two days after completing it and six days before the President delivers his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) where he is expected to [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 6th, 2017

Human Rights Day

Members of  BAYAN and Karapatan in Davao City urged the Duterte administration on Human Rights Day, Dec. 10  to release all political prisoners, address the roots of poverty and “Junk the Pro-imperialist Oplan Bayanihan! Oppose State Fascism......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 11th, 2016

Duterte to seek support from state leaders to address terrorism, violent extremism

DAVAO CITY – President Rodrigo R. Duterte said that he would seek better regional support from the state leader and important dialogue partners in 28th and 29th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to address terrorism and extreme violent.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsSep 6th, 2016

COMMENT: Notes from SONA 2016

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 4 Aug) – With his first State of the Nation Address last July 25, President Rodrigo R. Duterte broke protocol, precedents and tradition. As he entered the Batasang Pambansa (National Assembly) session hall – .....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 4th, 2016