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President Aquino’s Second SONA (transcript)

State of the Nation Address of His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III President of the Philippines To the Congress of the Philippines [English translation of the speech delivered at the Session Hall of the House of Representatives, Batasan Pambansa Complex, Quezon City on July 25, 2011] Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile; Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr.; Vice [...]

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“Iskolar ng Bayan”

The Philippine President, in his keynote speech at the 100th General Commencement Exercises of the University of the Philippines, challenged this year’s graduating batch to fulfill their obligations to the Filipino people whom he said had “pitched in” to fund their tuition as “Iskolar ng Bayan.” “The question now is: will you still remember the [...]

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