State of the Nation Address. Rodrigo Duterte - updates

Rappler's latest stories on State of the Nation Address. Rodrigo Duterte


After Sulu bombings, House working with intel units for SONA 2019 security

Jul 11, 2019 - 6:05 PM

House Sergeant at Arms Romeo Prestoza says they have yet to detect any 'substantial' security threats for SONA 2019

SONA PREPS. House acting secretary-general Roberto Maling and sergeant-at-arms Romeo Prestoza hold a press conference on July 11, 2019. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Duterte says his SONA will last 'not more than 35 minutes'

Jul 09, 2018 - 10:29 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte also says he 'will read' his 3rd State of the Nation Address

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gestures as he delivers his State of the Nation Address at Congress in Manila on July 25, 2016. Duterte announced a unilateral ceasefire with communist rebels who are waging one of Asia's longest insurgencies, and urged them to reciprocate. / AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE

2017 SONA: Fact check, context

Jul 26, 2017 - 11:27 AM

Rappler looks at President Duterte s orders accomplishments and attacks on critics during his second SONA

Rappler Talk: Nene Pimentel on federalism, Congress, Duterte's SONA

Jul 25, 2017 - 3:38 PM

The former Senate president shares his thoughts live on Rappler

Duterte orders MMDA, LGUs: Penalize unruly drivers 'regardless of stature'

Jul 25, 2017 - 11:18 AM

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

CLEAR THE ROADS. Duterte directs the MMDA and LGUs to clear roads nationwide from obstruction. Rappler screengrab

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, July 25, 2017

Jul 25, 2017 - 9:57 AM

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COUNTER-SONA. Thousands flood commonwealth avenue in a protest march towards Batasan Hills. All photos by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

#StoryOfTheNation: Where is the change?

Jul 24, 2017 - 7:52 PM

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

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, July 24, 2017

Jul 24, 2017 - 10:42 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Monday

Groups slam health reform failure under Duterte administration

Jul 22, 2017 - 8:21 PM

The Coalition for People’s Right to Health holds a caravan pushing for free and progressive healthcare

Mandatory ROTC? How about no?

Aug 02, 2016 - 5:58 PM

What we need is a better path for the socio civic involvement of the youth a path that is congruent to the challenges of the changing times


Duterte's marching orders for war on drugs, crime, corruption

Jul 26, 2016 - 8:30 PM

There will be no let up in this campaign Double your efforts Triple them if need be the President tells police barangay captains and local chief executives

Duterte plan to use AFP camps for drug rehab gains support

Jul 26, 2016 - 9:39 AM

Buhay Representative Lito Atienza welcomes the initiative as a practical strategy

'DO NOT DO DRUGS.' President Rodrigo Duterte is waging a war against illegal drugs

#SONA2016: March to Batasan a ‘breath of fresh air’ for activists

Jul 25, 2016 - 10:56 PM

Members of multi sectoral groups expressed their support for President Rodrigo Duterte but said they would remain vigilant

Duterte: State-run media to create Muslim and Lumad channels

Jul 25, 2016 - 6:05 PM

The President says foreign news executives from BBC and ABC will train PTV4 personnel and broadcast hubs in the Visayas and Mindanao will be established

ADDRESSING CONGRESS. President Duterte in his first SONA on July 25, 2016. Image from PTV4 Facebook page

Duterte’s 1st SONA: Program flow for July 25

Jul 23, 2016 - 8:45 PM

The 17th Congress convenes in the morning before President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his first State of the Nation Address in the afternoon

What should you expect at the Batasang Pambansa on July 25, the day President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his SONA? File photo from PCO