Rappler's #BudgetWatch partners provide context and commentary to President Aquino's 4th State of the Nation Address
Commission on Human Rights chair Etta Rosales says the government of President Aquino respects the right to assemble of the people
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The police on Tuesday, July 23, released 9 protestors detained during the SONA rally in Quezon City on July 22
(UPDATED) A Dutch national, who joined the SONA protest, gets mixed reactions as photos of him shouting at a policeman goes viral
Different youth groups are disappointed in President Aquino's 4th State of the Nation Address
President Aquino shifts his administration’s focus from anti-corruption to “inclusive growth” in his State of the Nation Address.
President Benigno Aquino III delivers his fourth State of the Nation address, a progress report on the highlights and accomplishments of his administration.
The President says no imports will be made on top of the country's international commitments this year
The President cites how an agency, which used to be the hub of corruption, has become an example of honest and effective service
He unleashed stinging words against Beijing in 2012. What happened?
Almost a year since Jesse Robredo died in a plane crash, President Aquino pays tribute to the man who inspired public servants
How can President Benigno Aquino III make the most of his last 3 years in office? Join the Rappler Hangout on #SONA2013, July 22, 6:30 pm
Bureau of Customs chief Rozano Rufino Biazon offers to quit after President Aquino hits his bureau in his State of the Nation Address
President Aquino: 'Saan po kaya kumukuha ng kapal ng mukha ang mga kawani sa ahensyang ito?'
President Benigno Aquino III vows his government will continue focusing on improving the lives of the poor as it works toward achieving inclusive growth
President Benigno Aquino III says the government must hike the fares for the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) 3 and Light Rail Transit (LRT) 1 and 2 so it can use the subsidy for the rail systems to fund other social services
'You will be the ones who will make sure that we will completely eradicate corruption; you will be the ones who will make sure that we will never again stray from the straight path'
The 4th president to handle NAIA-3 cites legal technicalities encountered in an arbitration court abroad for the delays, and efforts to ensure repair works are properly covered by warranties
His family dodged government efforts to put the sugar estate under agrarian reform for decades. Its distribution to farmers will be completed within his term.
President Aquino says the national government will implement whatever it has committed to the Moro Islamic Liberation Front
It was a police truncheon that welcomed the former congressman Teddy Casiño back to the streets
President Aquino wants a higher contribution rate for SSS since the pension fund has an unfunded liability of P1.1-trillion, causing the funds to dry up by 2018
Netizens turn their mobile cameras around to take photos of faces – not their own – but of people who represent the state of various sectors
On July 22, President Benigno Aquino III delivers his fourth state of the nation address. Rappler will bring the event to you live with #SONA2013.
'We must nurture a legal ethos that mandates and extolls prudence in spending, and transparency and accountability in the use of public funds, especially in the use of Priority Development Assistance Funds or PDAF,' Belmonte says
Sen JV Ejercito finally pays a courtesy call on his brother Sen Jinggoy Estrada
Rappler takes a look back at the Aquino administration's healthcare agenda
Did the President fulfill promises he made during his 2012 SONA? Check the status of each promise here and tell us what you think
(UPDATED) San Juan Rep Ronaldo Zamora wins a tight race for the minority post, beating Leyte Rep Ferdinand Martin Romualdez
New Senate President Franklin Drilon concedes that recent scandals have 'affected the perception of the people on the Senate'
Philippines' stellar economic growth attracts foreign investors, but the main issues why job-generating capital is still coming in trickles are the 40% foreign ownership limit and red tape
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Who is wearing the best and worst outfit on the SONA 2013 red carpet? You be the judge!
Filipinos want President Aquino to discuss in his SONA what he's doing to create jobs, reduce prices of basic goods, and address poverty
The Batasan branch of the Quezon City Polytechnic University (QCPU) has also suspended classes
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Over a hundred protesters marched to the residence of President Aquino a day before his SONA to complain about the problems besetting their region
The peace process, his firm stand against China, spectacular economic numbers that need to be felt by the poor - all these are expected to be in President Aquino's 4th State of the Nation Address on July 22
Take a look at where the economy stood when the President took office in 2010, and what has changed since
Only 34 of the 234 district representatives are going to Congress for the first time and are not related to former solons. But only 4 are really new to politics.
Here are what Grace Poe, Nancy Binay, Lucy Torres Gomez and others are expected to wear
The number coding scheme will also remain in effect on Monday, the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said
Youth groups expect President Aquino to talk about the Freedom of Information bill in his SONA
After 3 years, President Benigno Aquino III evolves from reluctant to hands-on leader and manager
As the President polishes his speech, stylists and designers are rushing to finish ternos and gowns for Monday’s who’s who.