Ours is the day and age where activism has to play and will continue to play a huge part in 'waking up' a sleeping humanity
The House minority will focus on 3 things: scrutinize the budget, investigate the misuse of pork barrel, and oppose piecemeal amendments to the Constitution
In case you've been hiding under the rock the past couple of days, you need not wonder what you've missed. Here's a list of what happened, in photos.
Rappler's #BudgetWatch partners provide context and commentary to President Aquino's 4th State of the Nation Address
Without addressing criticisms and controversies, the SONA renders the demands of citizens invisible
Sen Miriam Defensor Santiago criticizes Aquino's silence on the pork barrel scam and his 2-hour long SONA
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
President Benigno Aquino III vows his government will continue focusing on improving the lives of the poor as it works toward achieving inclusive growth
'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 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
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
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
There will also be some isolated rain and thunderstorms particularly in the afternoon or evening
The SONA is my conversation with the President. Here are 10 questions I will bring to this conversation.
The Quezon City government rejects Bayan's application for a rally permit, saying demonstrations will cause traffic jam in the Batasan area
If you were given a chance to speak to President Aquino, what will you tell him? Tell us using #DearPNoy