State of the Nation Address 2017 - updates

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'Build, build, build' gets a third of proposed 2018 national budget

Jul 24, 2017 - 7:56 PM

The government s infrastructure program will get P1 097 trillion in 2018 or 6 3 of the GDP

SUBMITTED. President Rodrigo Duterte submits the proposed 2018 nationa budget to Congress.

Poe urges Duterte: Tell your allies to pass emergency traffic powers

Jul 23, 2017 - 3:52 PM

Senator Poe says having emergency powers will help Duterte implement his build build build program

Jeepneys are seen as an enforcer manages traffic at a busy street in Manila on May 30, 2017. Noel Celis/AFP

Ahead of SONA, farmers demand Duterte action on coco levy vow

Jul 22, 2017 - 1:33 PM

Coconut farmers want President Rodrigo Duterte to use his 2nd State of the Nation Address to fulfill his campaign promise to them

PROMISE. Coconut farmers marched from PCA, where they first met with Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr, to Malacañang. Photo from Kilus Magniniyog

SONA 2017: No classes in Quezon City on July 24

Jul 17, 2017 - 12:36 PM

Classes in all levels public and private will be suspended in Quezon City on SONA day July 24

In this file photo, President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his first State of the Nation Address, July 2016. Screenshot from RTVM