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Duterte on 3rd Sona: I will read my speech and it won’t exceed 35 minutes

Known for ignoring prepared speeches and going impromptu, President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday night said he woud read a prepared speech, which will not exceed 35 minutes, for his third State of the Nation Address (Sona). "I will read my Sona speech which should not be more than 35 minutes," presidential spokesperson Harry Roque quoted the President as saying. The President's first Sona lasted for an hour and 32 minutes and his second Sona lasted for two hours. The President, known for delivering long speeches, went off script during his previous Sona speeches as he slammed his critics and made bold pronouncements about his administration's policies. Roque had earlier said...Keep on reading: Duterte on 3rd Sona: I will read my speech and it won’t exceed 35 minutes.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerJul 9th, 2018

Duterte on 3rd Sona: I will read my speech and it won’t exceed 35 minutes

Known for ignoring prepared speeches and going impromptu, President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday night said he woud read a prepared speech, which will not exceed 35 minutes, for his third State of the Nation Address (Sona). "I will read my Sona speech which should not be more than 35 minutes," presidential spokesperson Harry Roque quoted the President as saying. The President's first Sona lasted for an hour and 32 minutes and his second Sona lasted for two hours. The President, known for delivering long speeches, went off script during his previous Sona speeches as he slammed his critics and made bold pronouncements about his administration's policies. Roque had earlier said...Keep on reading: Duterte on 3rd Sona: I will read my speech and it won’t exceed 35 minutes.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Duterte delivers his shortest SONA

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte made good on his promise to keep his 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA) shorter than usual. Duterte's SONA lasted around 50 minutes and he mostly read the 16-page prepared speech on Monday, July 23. While 50 minutes is still 15 minutes longer than ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

Duterte says his SONA will last not more than 35 minutes

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte, known for rarely keeping his speeches within an hour long, says his upcoming State of the Nation Address (SONA) will not go over 35 minutes. Duterte made this remark during the Cabinet meeting on Monday, July 9. "I will read my SONA speech which should ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

SONA showdown: As opposition unites, administration shows divisions

Minutes before President Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the Nation Address, a political tug-of-war for the speakership of the House of Representatives took place between Davao del Norte Representative Pantaleon Alvarez and Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. The dramatic events, which delayed the speech for about an hour, unfolded on live television but without an audio feed […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

Duterte to police, military: Arrest me if I stay beyond my term

President Rodrigo Duterteon Tuesdayordered the police and the military to arrest or oust him if he would extend his term as chief executive even just for a day. "If I overstay even for one day, you are supposed to oust me or arrest me for violating the Constitution," Duterte said during his speech at the 116th founding anniversary of the Bureau of Customs at the South Harbor in Manila, where had earlier witnessed the destruction of smuggled luxury cars. The President made this statement as he again denied that he would stay in power beyond his term. Last month, in a speech before troops in Compostela Valley, he said: "If I exceed my term, shoot me." /atm READ: If I excee...Keep on reading: Duterte to police, military: Arrest me if I stay beyond my term.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2018

As The Bamboos Sway: D rhymes with B (Digong is a bully)

With his recent State of the Nation Address (SONA), President Rodrigo Duterte, while he read most part of his teleprompted speech and veered away from it with his usual ‘F’ loaded tirade, revealed further that he is nothing but a butangero, a bully, bellicose, and buang......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsJul 30th, 2017

Duterte doesn’t want SONA speech to go beyond 50 minutes, says Palace

Duterte doesn’t want SONA speech to go beyond 50 minutes, says Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 21st, 2017

How Duterte's first SONA defied expectations

MANILA, Philippines What was supposed to be a 38-minute speech got stretched to one hour and 40 minutes as President Duterte deviated from his prepared add.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 26th, 2016

War on drugs highlights Dutertes first SONA

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/25 July) — The campaign against illegal drugs ate up a substantial portion of President Rodrigo Dutertes first State of the Nation Address on Monday. Duterte, whose speech lasted 93 minutes and resorted to ad libs sever.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 25th, 2016

Dutertes first SONA less than an hour Palace

MANILA, Philippines Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said that President Rodrigo Dutertes first State of the Nation Address (SONA) speech will only last for a little over 30 minutes. The speech would probably last, I suppose I guess inte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 24th, 2016

Better commuters’ lives by next SONA?

In Monday’s State of the Nation Address (SONA), President Duterte reiterated his promise of a more comfortable life for all Filipinos. He underscored his obligation to work towards the “greatest good, for the greatest number.” Sadly, there was no mention in his speech of any relief for millions of commuters who endure unreliable, inadequate and [...] The post Better commuters’ lives by next SONA? appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 27th, 2018

Duterte signs Bangsamoro Organic Law

via CNNPhilippines – In a historic move, President Rodrigo Duterte signed the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), creating the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. During a speech in Zamboanga City on July 26, the President said he had signed the new law. “Napirmahan ko na ang BOL. I do not, Read more ».....»»

Category: newsSource:  thepinoyRelated NewsJul 27th, 2018

Post SONA thoughts

A LOT OF things were said in the 3rd State of the Nation Address of President Duterte. It was a clear, solid speech. Even many of his critics said so. It outlined the things he wants to achieve for the rest of his term. Unlike previous presidents, his speech and the political realignments in Congress […] The post Post SONA thoughts appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

Photographer claims his photo was used in SONA video without permission, credit

The photojournalist whose work was featured during President Rodrigo Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address called out RTVM out on Facebook saying his photo was used without his permission. Veteran photographer Erwin Mascariñas shared on July 23 a screenshot of RTVM’s visual feed while Duterte delivered his speech, showing a photo of dancers performing […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

Let’s continue to show that 'LoveIsAllWeNeed for the SOGIE bill

At yesterday's SONA, people were disappointed that Pres. Duterte did not speak up about the SOGIE Bill but support for the community was still shows all over social media. The #LoveIsAllWeNeed campaign was launched before the SONA but the support continued even after. It is "a campaign that shows love to all those who show hate for what we fight for, the SOGIE Bill." People posted photos or the poster of the campaign with love-filled personal messages to senators Tito Sotto, Manny Pacquiao, and Joel Villanueva, who oppose the bill. Please READ, RT, and SEND messages of LOVE to our senators who are against the SOGIE BILL! LET'S FIGHT HATE WITH LOVE #LOVEISALLWENEED pic.twitter.com...Keep on reading: Let’s continue to show that #LoveIsAllWeNeed for the SOGIE bill.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

‘Coup’ steals SONA show

Majority of House members vote to replace Alvarez with ex-President Macapagal-Arroyo, row delays Duterte SONA TEN minutes before the traditional 4 o’clock State of the Nation Address (SONA), solons seated former President now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as Speaker of the House. About 182 members of the House of Representatives….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

Women in the Philippines Have Had Enough of President Duterte’s ‘Macho’ Leadership

By Saying Haynes/time.com – As Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte prepared for his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, his third since assuming power in 2016, protesters took to the streets in and around Manila. Police expected around 40,000 protesters against his administration and 40,000 in favor of the Read more ».....»»

Category: newsSource:  thepinoyRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

Carpio agrees with Duterte on need to defend PH interest in West Philippine Sea

President Rodrigo Duterte has taken a correct position on the need to defend the Philippines' interest in the West Philippine Sea (WPS), acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio said Monday. However, Carpio, who attended the President's third State of the Nation Address (Sona), said he was hoping the President would elaborate on how the government will protect its interest in the West Philippine Sea. "How do we regain our sovereign rights? How do we defend it," Carpio asked. "I was hoping that he would elaborate on how we will protect our sovereign rights in the West Philippine Sea because I think everybody agrees [that] we have to protect our sovereignty," he added. In his speech...Keep on reading: Carpio agrees with Duterte on need to defend PH interest in West Philippine Sea.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

Hontiveros: House squabble reflects Duterte admin’s incompetence

Sen. Risa Hontiveroson Mondaysaid the power struggle at the House of Representatives was yet another reflection of the chaos and incompetence of the Duterte administration. "The debacle at the House of Representatives (HoR) that took place during President Rodrigo Duterte's third State of the Nation Address (Sona) is yet another reflection of the chaos and incompetence plaguing the Duterte government," she said in a statement. Minutes before the Sona started, a majority of the members of the lower chamber elected former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as the new Speaker, replacing Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez. "It reveals the extent of the P...Keep on reading: Hontiveros: House squabble reflects Duterte admin’s incompetence.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

FULL TEXT: Duterte& apos;s 2018 SONA speech - Philippine Star

FULL TEXT: Duterte's 2018 SONA speech - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018