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Several protests and activities are lined up on Monday, July 23, to mark President Rodrigo Duterte's third State of the Nation Address
Vice President Leni Robredo says she had been discouraged from attending the State of the Nation Address at the Batasang Pambansa as President Rodrigo Duterte may use the occasion to again 'insult and humiliate' her
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President Rodrigo Duterte will deliver his 3rd State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 23
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The rehearsal will take place in Malacañang and not in Davao City, where President Rodrigo Duterte practiced for his SONA in 2017
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The President’s words show him to be a populist leader with narcissistic tendencies
'If a government is eager and dedicated to regain the trust and participation of its people, it must make smart decisions that will include them'
According to the group of women advocates, the previous state of the nation addresses delivered by President Rodrigo Duterte do not encapsulate the 'real state of the nation'
With a new director and a presidential promise to keep the speech within 35 minutes, will this year's SONA be a big change from the last two?
At least one member of the First Family will be present at President Rodrigo Duterte's 3rd State of the Nation Address
Vice President Leni Robredo, who belongs to the Liberal Party like ex-president Noynoy Aquino, says she will attend President Rodrigo Duterte's 3rd State of the Nation Address
(3rd UPDATE) While they are not required to attend, former presidents can be invited to hear the incumbent's State of the Nation Address in person
The date of delivering the annual SONA has changed through time
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The President's speech is usually the highlight, but the SONA has its own traditions too
The #BabaeAko movement is organizing a protest on the day of President Rodrigo Duterte's third State of the Nation Address, calling the activity the 'Anti-Misogyny Activists sa SONA', or #AMaSONA.
House of Representatives sergeant-at-arms Roland Detabali says the security personnel are prepared for any scenario for the 2018 State of the Nation Address
The choir is recommended by Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, who also hails from Tagum City
This will be the first time for her to direct President Duterte's SONA
The director, famous for romcom films, explains her plan in directing President Rodrigo Duterte's 3rd State of the Nation Address
Brillante Mendoza directed the last two SONAS
Authorities say they have not monitored any threats related to President Rodrigo Duterte's 3rd State of the Nation Address on July 23
President Rodrigo Duterte also says he 'will read' his 3rd State of the Nation Address
'We will all be intrigued about what the President will say,' says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque
Congress has 6 session days left to meet President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadline to pass the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law before it adjourns sine die on June 2. It is ambitious but doable.
A draft resolution signed by 14 senators is leaked even as Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III denies there are efforts to replace him
'We can’t just rush it if we want a strong telco that can compete with Globe and PLDT,' says Undersecretary Eliseo Rio Jr, Department of Information and Communications Technology OIC
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