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Only insults, threats in Duterte s 3rd Sona speech - Makabayan bloc

Lawmakers from the House Makabayan bloc have offered their fearless forecast on the content of President Rodrigo Duterte's upcoming State of the Nation Address (Sona): insults, threats, and mi.....»»

Category: newsSource: philippinetimes philippinetimesJul 12th, 2018

Makabayan on pork barrel : Lawmakers fighting over people s money

MANILA, Philippines – Progressive lawmakers from the Makabayan bloc slammed the House leadership and committee on appropriations chairperson Karlo Nograles for feuding over the "pork barrel" in the proposed P3.757-trillion budget for 2019. "The Makabayan bloc denounced the ongoing fight over the P55-billion pork barrel between the Duterte and Arroyo ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 19th, 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

Sen. Leila M. de Lima s statement on the looming arrest of Makabayan Bloc leaders

August 2, 2018. 8/2/18 Wala nang pagpapanggap si Duterte sa pagsupil sa lahat ng kanyang kritiko. Hindi bago sa atin ang political persecution na nagsimula noon kay Marcos, sinundan ni Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (GMA), at ngayo’y ipinagpapatuloy ni Duterte. Noong naupo siya bilang Pangulo, inuna nya akong inusig,… Source link link: Sen. Leila M. de Lima's statement on the looming arrest of Makabayan Bloc leaders.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2018

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

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

Anti-Duterte Groups in Cebu on the Day PRRD’s SONA

Over a hundred protesters from different groups marched the streets of Cebu against President Rodrigo Duterte on the day of his State of the Nation Address (SONA) last Monday, July 24, 2018. Jaime Paglinawan, Chairman of Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan), led the protesters from the Cebu Provincial Capitol to Police Regional Office 7 along Osmeña […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated 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

More than 40,000 joined anti-Sona rallies — Bayan

          Under the scorching heat, about 40,000 disgruntled Filipinos marched along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City to call for the ouster of President Rodrigo Duterte as a power grab escalated at the House of Representatives.   This was the figure that the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) released to the media on Tuesday, a day after the President's third State of the Nation Address (Sona), following the conduct of the opposition-led "United People's Sona" on Monday.   As the protesters were marching from the University of the Philippines Diliman to the St. Peter's Parish church along Commonwealth Avenue, Pampan...Keep on reading: More than 40,000 joined anti-Sona rallies — Bayan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 24th, 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

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

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

He followed the script! : 'SONA2018 reactions, hugot, and memes

MANILA, Philippines – It’s that time of the year again! President Rodrigo Duterte once again delivered his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 23, and as always, the Twitterverse was abuzz with reactions and memes. From funny tweets to direct reactions to the president's speech, here are ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

SONA 2018 rallies very peaceful

MANILA, Philippines – The rallies timed with President Rodrigo Duterte's 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA)  on Monday, July 23, were "very peaceful." This was the assessment of Philippine National Police (PNP) Metro Manila director Chief Superintendent Guillermo Eleazar about an hour after Duterte finished his speech. "Very peaceful, wala ni isang untoward incident ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

Ready for the SONA viewing party yet? Here’s another suggestion

On the day of President Rodrigo Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address, parody Twitter account @MalacananEvents shared a drinking game that can be played with friends while watching the chief executive deliver his speech. The account joked that people should “take a shot,” “drink” and “finish (their) drink” whenever the chief executive said specific […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated 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

Roque says Duterte to talk about West PH Sea issue in 3rd Sona

  In his third State of the Nation Address (Sona), expect President Rodrigo Duterte to stress that the Philippines is not giving away any of its territory to China.   Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque told Radyo Inquirer on Monday morning that Duterte has included the West Philippine Sea issue in the speech he will deliver at the Batasang Pambansa later in the afternoon.   "Nandyan po sa talumpati niya [ang West Philippine Sea issue], pero ang sasabihin po niya talaga ay wala po tayong teritoryo na pinamimigay," he said.   (It's there in his speech, but what he will say really is that we are not giving away any territory.) Roque's state...Keep on reading: Roque says Duterte to talk about West PH Sea issue in 3rd Sona.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

LOOK: Militants converge on Commonwealth, Philcoa for 'Sona2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eXkjHAApUs&feature=youtu.be   Militants staged anti-Duterte protests along Commonwealth Avenue-Philippine Coconut Authority (Philcoa) on Monday morning, hours before the President's third State of the Nation Address (Sona).   Protesters from Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan), Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU), and PIGLAS-LIGA, among others, have set up a demonstration along the major highway to call for Duterte's ouster.     During the protest, some militants were seen handing out leaflets to motorists and jeepney passengers.   A "Dutertemonyo" effigy was also displayed by protesters to paint Duterte as a...Keep on reading: LOOK: Militants converge on Commonwealth, Philcoa for #Sona2018.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

Makabayan bloc to nominate Tinio for Speaker

The seven-member House Makabayan bloc will nominate ACT-Teachers Rep. Antonio Tinio as the next Speaker should the House move to oust Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate confirmed this, moments before the opening of the third and last session of the 17th Congress on Monday. Former-president-and-now-Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has also been rumored to replace Alvarez since February this year after Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio issued scathing remarks against him. This came after the Speaker supposedly called her newly-formed party, Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP), as part of the opposition. Although Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque sai...Keep on reading: Makabayan bloc to nominate Tinio for Speaker.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

Lawmakers expect candid speech

“SoNA would likely be a report of the President’s extraordinary accomplishments. Members of the House of Representatives are looking forward to hear a substantive and candid State of the Nation Address (SoNA) from President Duterte today. The lawmakers also expect the President to focus on his advocacy for federalism, the campaign against illegal drugs and […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2018

Robredo to attend SONA, ready for ‘insults’

VICE-PRESIDENT Maria Leonor G. Robredo on Friday said she will attend President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address (SoNA) on Monday, July 23, adding that she is ready to face possible “insults” by Mr. Duterte......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 20th, 2018