SONA 2012 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on SONA 2012


Aquino's SONA speeches through the years

Jul 29, 2014 - 7:00 PM

Aquino s first SONA lasted 36 minutes and generated 32 rounds of applause His last one was an hour and 30 minutes long with 85 rounds of applause

5TH SONA. President Benigno Aquino III delivers this year his 2nd to the last State of the Nation Address. Photo by Rappler

A feminist reading of 2012 Sona

Jul 28, 2012 - 10:49 AM

Three Sonas have gone; three more to go This is midpoint of the administration By the looks of it the work to be done is not even half way

CONTRIBUTIONS: SONA 2012 in photos

Jul 23, 2012 - 8:08 PM

Snapshots of protest actions during SONA 2012 by contributors Maurits van Linder Mark Demayo Roy Secretario

IMAGES: Sona Fashion 2012

Jul 23, 2012 - 7:31 PM

No SONA coverage is complete without a feature on the colorful ternos barongs worn by legislators other personages who graced the annual affair Here s a visual treat from Rappler

Aquino: PH no longer sick man of Asia

Jul 23, 2012 - 6:01 PM

The President says economic gains under his leadership have removed the sick man tag that the Philippines had long carried around its neck

Aquino promises a structurally sound NAIA-3 before 2013 Sona

Jul 23, 2012 - 5:41 PM

This will pave the way for the full operations of the airport terminal which is mired in a long running dispute between its builder and the government

Aquino to Congress: Pass sin tax bill

Jul 23, 2012 - 5:27 PM

Additional revenues from the bill will help fund the government s universal health care program says the President

What's needed in the President's 2012 address

Jul 23, 2012 - 1:32 PM

In his campaign speeches during the 2010 election Mr Aquino was able to set up and build a moment of change But in his two previous SONA speeches he does not bring the change forward and deliver a Dream Philippines

Snapshot: Economy under Aquino

Jul 23, 2012 - 8:52 AM

Take a look at where the economy stood when the President took office in 2010 and what has changed since

CONVERSATIONS: What do you want to hear from PNoy?

Jul 22, 2012 - 1:05 AM

The President will deliver his SONA2012 on Monday July 23 What are the issues you want him to address?

TRIVIA: PH presidents and their SONA speeches

Jul 22, 2012 - 12:02 AM

Did you know President Aquino was the first to deliver a SONA entirely in Filipino? Find out how past presidents delivered their speeches