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Duterte to ‘speak from heart’ in SONA 3 — Palace

President Duterte may again deviate from his prepared speech during his third State of the Nation Address as he is expected to speak “from the heart” instead of focusing on the gains of his administration, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJul 5th, 2018

Duterte to ‘speak from heart’ in SONA 3 — Palace

President Duterte may again deviate from his prepared speech during his third State of the Nation Address as he is expected to speak “from the heart” instead of focusing on the gains of his administration, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

Duterte s SONA 2018 will be straight from the heart

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte will have more time to express his personal sentiments in his upcoming State of the Nation Address (SONA), Malacañang said on Thursday, July 5. Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque said  in a Palace news briefing that the conduct of "pre-SONA briefings" to report on ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

Palace: Duterte’s 3rd SONA speech to come ‘straight from the heart’

 President Duterte’s economic managers will conduct their own briefings prior to the third State of the Nation Address (SONA) to allow the chief executive to deliver his message to the Filipino people “straight from the heart,” the Palace said Thursday.   Source link link: Palace: Duterte’s 3rd SONA speech to come ‘straight from the heart’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

Palace: Duterte’s 3rd SONA to tackle only issues close to his heart

Malacaang said President Rodrigo Duterte's third State of the Nation Address (SONA) in July will have a new format and tackle only issues close to the chief executive's heart. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in a press briefing on Tuesday, "Talagang iyong SONA will be the President talking to the people and reporting to the people on matters na malapit sa puso po ng ating Presidente." "May bagong format at ang mangyayari, iyong SONA really, malilimita siya doon sa mga gusto talagang sabihin ng Presidente sa taongbayan. Iyong mga achievement, siguro may mga ibang pagkakataon nang iisa-isahin iyan," Roque added. The Palace Spokesperson, however, clarified that Duterte's...Keep on reading: Palace: Duterte’s 3rd SONA to tackle only issues close to his heart.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 8th, 2018

LOOK: Heart Evangelista receives Equality Champion Award

Heart Evangelista shared on social media that she has received the Equality Champion Award for her advocacy. In her Instagram post today, Nov. 16, Evangelista showed pictures of her from the Equality Nightevent including one that showed her receiving the award on stage. Evangelista is a staunch supporter of the LGBTQIA+ community and in the past has rallied behind the Sogie (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity or Expression) Bill, also known as the Anti-Discrimination Bill. Back in July, during President Rodrigo Duterte's third State of the Nation Address (Sona), Evangelista wore a rainbow pin to the red carpet and used the event to show her support for the Sogie Bill. "F...Keep on reading: LOOK: Heart Evangelista receives Equality Champion Award.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 16th, 2018

Duterte fires ‘high-ranking’ military official over ‘ghost deliveries’

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte fired a “high-ranking” military official over P1.5-million worth of “ghost deliveries,” his spokesman announced on Monday. In a television interview, Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said Duterte has been “really aggrieved” by this corruption incident as the Armed Forces of the Philippines was “close to his heart.” But Roque did not give the [...] The post Duterte fires ‘high-ranking’ military official over ‘ghost deliveries’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 13th, 2018

House leadership standoff spoiled SONA director Bernal s masterstroke — Palace

The leadership issue at the House of Representatives spoiled what should have been the “masterstroke” of movie director Joyce Bernal during the third State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte.  Source link link: House leadership standoff spoiled SONA director Bernal's masterstroke — Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated 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

Heart Evangelista, Tootsy Angara show support for SOGIE bill by wearing rainbow pins at SONA

For many, the ensembles donned by lawmakers and their partners and guests were the focus of attention in President Rodrigo Duterte's third State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday. Sen. Nancy Binay's Filipiniana attire, for example, matched the blue carpet, while Senator Grace Poe wore an understated white, knee-length dress, and Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos' bloody red gown. For some, it's the small details that count. Accessories certainly weren't absent in the occasion, and for Heart Evangelista and Tootsy Angara, their rainbow pins were perfect in delivering their message. Evangelista, who is married to Senator Francis "Chiz" Escudero, is known for her classic and chic s...Keep on reading: Heart Evangelista, Tootsy Angara show support for SOGIE bill by wearing rainbow pins at SONA.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

Brother of slain Bicol broadcaster urges Duterte to address journo’s killing in Sona

DARAGA, Albay --- The brother of slain Bicolano broadcaster Joey Llana on Sunday called on President Duterte to mention his sibling's murder in his State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday. "I am humbly praying that Mr. Duterte will give more emphasis on the brutal murder of my brother in his SONA tomorrow," Jose Lana told the Inquirer during his brother's wake in this town. "I know that [Mr. Duterte] has good plans for the country and that his heart is in the right place to give emphasis on this issue," Llana said. Llana was killed by gunmen while leaving his home in Daraga town in Albay province to go to work in radio station dwZR in Legazpi City on Friday. Police are stil...Keep on reading: Brother of slain Bicol broadcaster urges Duterte to address journo’s killing in Sona.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2018

Duterte s 3rd SONA to stick to ‘change is coming’ theme – Palace

President Rodrigo Duterte, who was elected on the campaign slogan “change is coming,” intended to stay on the same subject when he delivers his 2018 State of the Nation Address on Monday. Source link link: Duterte's 3rd SONA to stick to ‘change is coming’ theme – Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 21st, 2018

Palace releases report on Duterte administration’s achievements for past year

On Saturday night, two days before the third State of the Nation Address (Sona) of President Rodrigo Duterte, Malacaang Palace released a 68-page report detailing his administration's achievements for the past year. The report, in a pamphlet form, covers key achievements of every department from July 2016 to July 2017. In a statement, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said that this year's Sona would be different from the past two presidential addresses in that the Palace held three pre-Sona forums -- "Tatak ng Pagbabago" -- during which the administration's accomplishments were spelled out. "Traditionally, the Sona is a highlight of achievements of the previous year, but th...Keep on reading: Palace releases report on Duterte administration’s achievements for past year.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 21st, 2018

Duterte to sign Bangsamoro law before SONA on Monday, says Palace

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address (SONA) will be historic as the Chief Executive is expected to sign the proposed Bangsamoro law before delivering his speech on Monday, Malacañang said on Thursday. Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. made the statement after the 28-member bicameral conference committee approved on Wednesday night the reconciled [...] The post Duterte to sign Bangsamoro law before SONA on Monday, says Palace appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

Federalism, rice tariffication among Duterte’s legislative agenda — Palace

BILLS on federalism, and rice tariffication were among President Rodrigo Duterte’s top legislative agenda for the third regular session of the 17th Congress, Malacañang said on Thursday. In a press conference, Palace spokesman Harry Roque said Duterte intended to present the legislative agenda of his administration before delivering his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday. [...] The post Federalism, rice tariffication among Duterte’s legislative agenda — Palace appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

New SONA director confirmed

A PALACE official confirmed President Rodrigo Duterte wants director Joyce Bernal to direct his third State of the Nation Address (SONA). Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said it was actor Robin Padilla who recommended Bernal to the President. Bernal is known for directing romantic-comedy films. “[T]his year ang gusto ng Presidente….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Bernal is President’s choice to direct 3rd SONA – Andanar

    President Rodrigo Duterte wanted director Joyce Bernal to direct his third State of the Nation Address (SONA), a Palace official said on Wednesday   Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said it was actor Robin Padilla who recommended Bernal to the President.   Bernal is known for directing romantic-comedy films.   "[T]his year ang gusto ng Presidente si Ma'am Joyce,"Andanar told reporters in an interview in Valenzuela City.   Andanar admitted he is "excited" to see Bernal's output.   "As a creative person, I'm also excited on the output of Director Joyce," he said.   Filmmaker Brillante Mendoza h...Keep on reading: Bernal is President’s choice to direct 3rd SONA – Andanar.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

DU30 SONA a personal message, won’t dwell on govt’s achievements

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) will be straight from the heart as he will have more time to expressing his personal sentiments. Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque said in a Palace news briefing that the conduct of “pre-SONA briefings” to report on accomplishments of the administration will….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

Joyce Bernal to direct Duterte s third SONA

MANILA, Philippines – Joyce Bernal will be directing President Rodrigo Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address (SONA). A palace source privy to SONA arrangements confirmed the news to Rappler. Bernal is known for directing blockbuster hits, including the 2017 Metro Manila Film Festival entry Gandarrapiddo: The Revenger Squad, Bakit Hindi ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 4th, 2018

Duterte not targeted by Cardinal Tagle’s ‘arrogant kings’ homily – Panelo

  The Duterte administration does not feel alluded to by the warning of Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle about arrogant "kings" who employed violence to assert their authority, Malacaang saidon Monday. READ: Tagle warns 'arrogant kings' "I'm sure he is referring to world leaders not from this country. I don't think this administration feels alluded to or the leaders in this administration," Chief Presidential Legal Salvador Panelo told reporters at the Palace.   "I think the actions of this administration speak for themselves," he added.   In his Palm Sunday homily, Tagle slammed what he described as "kings" who are boastful and vi...Keep on reading: Duterte not targeted by Cardinal Tagle’s ‘arrogant kings’ homily – Panelo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 26th, 2018

Palace wants National Food Authority Council to speak solely on rice

MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte has barred National Food Authority (NFA) administrator Jason Aquino from speaking about the Philippines’ rice supply,.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 7th, 2018