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BIGGEST ATTENDANCE IN SONA 2024 EXPECTED

House Secretary General Reginald Velasco said attendance to this year’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) could be the biggest, based on the overwhelming confirmation they received from the invited guests.“We may be opening some viewing rooms for the additional guests kasi overwhelming yung nag-confirm na pupunta sila dito (sa House) sa SONA. So far, […]

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TACKLE EL NIÑO, WATER SHORTAGE IN SONA — PIMENTEL

As the country grapples with a recurring water shortage and the looming threat of El Niño, Senate Minority Leader Koko Pimentel III called upon the President to prioritize long-term measures to tackle these pressing issues in his upcoming State of the Nation Address (SONA). “Huwag puro Maharlika Investment Fund,” Pimentel quipped. The veteran legislator emphasized […]

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MMDA: MARCOS’ 1ST SONA TRAFFIC REROUTING PLAN

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) shall implement a traffic rerouting plan for President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s first State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 25 (Monday). MMDA Officer-in-Charge Baltazar Melgar said 1,133 personnel from the Traffic Discipline Office, Road Emergency Group, Sidewalk Clearing Operations Group, Flood Control, and Metrobase will be deployed along […]

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HOUSE LAUNCHES WEBSITE FOR DUTERTE’S SONA 2021

The House of Representatives launched a dedicated website that provides verified information about President Rodrigo Duterte’s upcoming State of the Nation Address (SONA).Speaker Lord Allan Velasco said the new website contains not only the latest news and updates about the President’s sixth and final SONA, but also the legislative accomplishments of the Duterte administration. “President […]

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MY BILLS WILL BE ALAGANG ANGARA LAWS – ANGARA

Senators have started filing their bills providing President Rodrigo Duterte “with a deep pool of measures he can support and ask Congress to immediately pass when he delivers the State of the Nation Address,” reelected Senator Sonny Angara said. Angara urged Malacañang to choose what Senate proposals to officially back “so we can start the […]

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SONA OF PRESIDENT DUTERTE FOCUSED ON UPLIFTMENT OF THE POOR – HOUSE

House Members lauded the third State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Duterte on Monday, for focusing on the welfare and upliftment of the poor and other underprivileged sectors. Rep. Michael Romero lauded the unconditional cash transfer (CCT) program of the Duterte administration that will aid lower income families as they adjust to the […]