The following text is the full transcript of President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III’s first State of the Nation Address (SONA), delivered on July 26, 2010 at the opening of the 15th Congress at the House of Representatives, Quezon City, Philippines. Continue reading Full Text and Transcript: President Benigno "Noynoy" C. Aquino III's State of the Nation Address 2010 (SONA 2010)
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