SONA 2017

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TRANSPORT groups will join a protest on Monday when President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his second State of the Nation Address (SONA). PISTON and the No to Jeepney Phaseout Coalition (NJPC) are protesting the government’s plan to modernize jeepneys and started with a vigil and candle lighting in front of the…

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THE following schools suspended classes on Monday ahead of President Rodrigo Duterte’s second State of the Nation Address (SONA) at the Batasang Pambansa Complex in Quezon City. Based on #WalangPasok, these schools are: 1. in Quezon City — all levels 2. De La Salle College of St. Benilde – all…

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PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte delivers his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) tomorrow before Congress with a mixed report card. The Manila Times tracked 52 promises he made in his first SONA, and found that after one year in office, 28 promises or 54 percent of the total were either…

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PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will deliver a “sensible, solid, and forward-looking” speech when he addresses the nation on Monday, Malacañang said on Thursday. In a news conference, Palace spokesman Ernesto Abella said Duterte would likely give his “personal take” and “not just an ordinary technical report” in his second State of…

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The Quezon City government had designated alternative routes that motorists can take to avoid the expected heavy vehicular traffic near the Batasang Pambansa on Monday when President Rodrigo Duterte will deliver his second State of the Natiion Address (SONA). Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Director Chief Supt. Guillermo Eleazar said…

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THE Philippine National Police will deploy 6,000 policemen to keep the peace and secure the House of Representatives where President Rodrigo Duterte will deliver his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) ON Monday, July 24. Metro Manila police chief Oscar Albayalde, in a news briefing on Tuesday, said the…

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Despite mixed reactions over his use of “artsy” camera angles during the first State of the Nation Address of then newly elected President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, internationally acclaimed director Brillante Mendoza will be in charge of July 24’s much awaited report from the Chief Executive all over again. The announcement…