'A quick, although revealing-enough, survey of three basic areas shows that Duterte’s facts and figures do not come up to any achievement'
Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella claims the EU and the Commission on Human Rights 'declined' the SONA invitations
The EU Parliament and the Commission on Human Rights are both critical of the killings in President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs
Rappler looks at President Duterte's orders, accomplishments, and attacks on critics during his second SONA
'We will continue to work with our Filipino partners to find a resolution,' the US embassy in Manila says
House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez's counter-State of the Nation Address is less scathing compared to that of Albay Representative Edcel Lagman
What does the director have to say to critics of his style in directing President Duterte's second State of the Nation Address?
A day after Duterte's SONA, Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu says his department is one with the President 'in his firm desire to rid the country of abusive and irresponsible miners'
The consistency and resoluteness of his acts will earn him more admiration. Filipinos understand and share these philosophies of punishment.
'Do you think you even have the moral values and credible standing, after that garbage of a speech you have unloaded before us and the foreign diplomatic corps?' says Senator Leila de Lima
Vice President Leni Robredo reiterates her stance after President Rodrigo Duterte lashes out against his critics and promises an 'unrelenting' drug war
The former Senate president shares his thoughts live on Rappler
(2ND UPDATE) From passing the National Land Use Act to creating a new disaster response department, here are bills President Rodrigo Duterte wants the 17th Congress to pass
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol says the President talked about agriculture during the early part of his State of the Nation Address
Legislators wonder why President Rodrigo Duterte, who won the 2016 elections on the promise of change, left out key pledges in his second State of the Nation Address
'His silence is a great disappointment for workers as we were expecting him to announce the release of an executive order prohibiting all forms of contractualization,' says labor coalition Nagkaisa
President Rodrigo Duterte orders a nationwide road clearing while he waits for Congress to grant him emergency powers to solve the Metro Manila traffic problem
Rappler compiles the following highlights of President Rodrigo Duterte's second State of the Nation Address
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President Rodrigo Duterte's second SONA ran for about two hours – with a huge chunk of it unscripted
President Rodrigo Duterte calls the University of Oxford, which released a study about social media manipulation, 'a school for the stupid people'
Read the wide range of policy issues that President Rodrigo Duterte covers in both his prepared speech and his off-script comments
President Rodrigo Duterte cites the victories in his administration's infrastructure initiatives during its first year in office
The President tells Senator Angara to 'watch out in the elections' after noticing the legislator did not clap on his request for the passage of the tax reform bill
President Rodrigo Duterte puts some people and institutions on the spot in his SONA 2017
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Protesters by the thousands walked kilometers to Batasan, demanding the change they did not see realized in President Duterte's first year
President Rodrigo Duterte also hails the Alternative Learning System – considered the 'centerpiece' of basic education under his administration
The Philippine President says there are already talks to get the joint development of oil and gas started
'I am not Marcos. I may not be as brilliant as Marcos, but definitely I am more attuned to my values in life,' President Rodrigo Duterte says in a news briefing after his State of the Nation Address
President Rodrigo Duterte reiterates in his SONA that the 'essence' of the death penalty is retribution for the victims of heinous crimes
The entertainment figure and daughter of former president Cory Aquino lists down the points she agrees with in President Rodrigo Duterte's address
President Rodrigo Duterte says the money will fund rebuilding efforts in war-torn Marawi, and also in Ormoc City which was struck by a strong earthquake
'No findings of cancer of any kind, cardiac problem or any other malignancy,' says the communist leader
'TRO is the bane of efficiency,' President Rodrigo Duterte says in his State of the Nation Address, where Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno was a guest
Analysts say the SONA was a missed opportunity for the President to lay out policy statements and his administration's development plans
The government's infrastructure program will get P1.097 trillion in 2018 or 6.3% of the GDP
Ahead of President Duterte's second State of the Nation Address, MovePH asks the public to help shed light on the untold stories of the nation through the #StoryofTheNation campaign
President Rodrigo Duterte says he will continue his war on drugs despite pressure from international human rights groups and other institutions
(UPDATED) Magrespetuhan tayo. Huwag 'nyo ako i-ambush,' President Rodrigo Duterte says as he faces protesters outside the Batasan after his State of the Nation Address
In his second State of the Nation Address, President Rodrigo Duterte warns all mining operations and contractors 'to refrain from the unbridled and irresponsible destruction of our watersheds, forests, and aquatic resources'
Asked if she will be attending the tobacco funds probe the next day, Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos says, 'I have no idea. Pine-pray over ko pa'
A roundup of this year's funniest #SONA2017 tweets and reactions
'They are ours. They belong to the Philippines,' President Duterte tells the US in his SONA 2017, with the American ambassador in the audience
Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug says politicians should organize in the grassroots if they want political reform
In his second State of the Nation Address, President Rodrigo Duterte lambasts NDF consultants for allegedly using the peace talks to travel in Europe like 'tourists'
(UPDATED) In his second SONA, the President goes off script and resurrects an old issue against Rappler
Despite criticism over the drug war, President Rodrigo Duterte continues to enjoy majority approval and trust among Filipinos one year into his term
Stop ‘because the alternative is either jail or hell,’ President Rodrigo Duterte tells those involved in illegal drugs in his second State of the Nation Address