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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: rappler rapplerJul 9th, 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

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

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 on 3rd Sona: I will read my speech and it won t exceed 35 minutes

President Rodrigo Duterte (Photo from an RTVM video) Known for ignoring prepared speeches and going impromptu, President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday night said he woud read a prepared speech, which w.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 10th, 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 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

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

Duterte delivers SONA for 1 hour & 40 minutes

Duterte delivers SONA for 1 hour & 40 minutes.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated 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

Philippines to cancel Landing’s $1.5 bln casino project – Duterte’s spokesman

MANILA- Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will cancel Landing International Development Ltd’s $1.5 billion integrated casino project in the capital, his spokesman said minutes after the Hong Kong-listed firm broke ground on Tuesday. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque said the lease contract that Landing signed with a state-owned foundation in March has significantly put the government at a disadvantage […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsAug 9th, 2018

Landing s $11.7b casino in Manila to be scrapped

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will cancel Landing International Development's HK$11.7 billion integrated casino in the capital, his spokesman said minutes after the Hong Kong-based fir.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

As The Bamboos Sway: This time, Duterte is not bound to fulfill SONA promises

By sheer technicality, President Rodrigo ‘Digong’ Duterte is not bound, this time, to fulfill his State of the Nation (SONA) promises. Technically, the SONA could not be on the record as the Lower House has not really been opened and closed for session on July 23, 2018......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

SONA ni Duterte, tinuligsa ng rebong grupo

BAGUIO CITY — Sa magkahiwalay na pahayag, sinabi ng mga tagapagsalita ng Kabataang Makabayan-Ilocos at Lejo Cawilan Command (LCC) ng New People’s Army- Kalinga na pawang kasinungalingan ang tinuran ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte sa kanyang nakaraang State of the Nation Address (SONA). Ayun sa kanila, wala umanong makabuluhang pagbabago sa loob ng dalawang taong pamumuno nito......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

Media asked to devote airtime to PSA

In keeping with the Duterte government’s unofficial call for unity and cooperation among all sectors, a solon recently urged media outlets to contribute in spreading more information about important topics affecting the country today Broadcast media should devote 20 minutes of regular airtime a day for Public Service Announcements (PSA) to inform the people of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

Return of plunderers to power Duterte s top achievement – De Lima

July 30, 2018. Mr. Duterte’s “biggest achievement” highlighted in his third State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 23 was the return of corrupt and plunderers in power under his administration, Opposition Senator Leila M. de Lima has said. De Lima, the first prominent political prisoner under the Duterte… Source link link: Return of plunderers to power Duterte's top achievement – De Lima.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 31st, 2018

Pictures capture last week’s SONA protests in US cities

Hundreds of protesters staged their own United People's State of the Nation Address (SONA) in various cities in the United States to counter the alleged lies that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte was going to say in his own SONA. Organized by MALAYA Movement with groups like Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA), Friends of Akbayan Party-list, Migrante, Gabriela, International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP), protesters slammed alleged continued human rights abuses, extrajudicial killings (EJK), the administration's push to change the Constitution, Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN), and various actions signifying the emergence ...Keep on reading: Pictures capture last week’s SONA protests in US cities.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

TV Attention Wanders from SONA ' 3

Photo from PCOO website.THE THIRD State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, July 23, may have been a first for the president because it was relatively short.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 29th, 2018

Cagayan naglunsad ng kilos protesta sa SONA

By JAMES PAREDES www.nordis.net TUGUEGARAO, Cagayan — Nagmartsa upang magpila ng petisyon ang mga biktima ng Martial Law sa bayan ng Baggao habang ang mga kabataan sa Tuguegarrao ay naglunsad ng kilos protesta noong July 23, bilang tugon sa State of the Nation Address (SONA) ng Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte. Nag-walk ….....»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsJul 29th, 2018