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)
Here is the video of PGMA’s farewell address, aired live on June 23, 2010, one week before she officially steps down. The video has just been uploaded to YouTube. If video does not appear, refresh the screen until the video Continue reading Breaking News: President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo's Farewell Address
The Freedom of Information Bill, had it been ratified by the House of Representatives and signed into law would have made journalists’ jobs easier, particularly when uncovering and helping curb corruption. At face value, this would be the immediate benefit Continue reading A Disgrace Called the 14th Congress
Last Friday, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo put the entire country in a state of calamity. As we have all been told, there are two reasons for this: 1) to make sure that prices of basic commodities are stable; and 2) to Continue reading State of Calamity = Term Extension ? (Update)
Amidst fears that La Gloria would stay as the top banana after 2010 and amidst fears of a no election scenario, the Philippine Star’s headline story today comes as a sigh of relief for a nation anxious. Former media colleagues Continue reading Sigh of relief?