state of the nation address 2015 - updates

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Aquino on MRT mess: 'Bad politics' to blame

Jul 28, 2015 - 1:39 PM

In his last State of the Nation Address President Aquino yet again blames political decisions for the deteriorating state of the MRT He said the same 5 years ago

CLAP TO STOP: Militant groups rally outside the MRT3 North Avenue station in Quezon City on Monday, January 5, against the recent implementation of the fare hike for the train systems in Metro Manila. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Binay stunned by Aquino's 'Eh di wow!'

Jul 27, 2015 - 8:35 PM

A visibly peeved Binay evades questions on the SONA and tells reporters he would reply in due time

TARGET. President Aquino alludes to Vice President Jejomar Binay in his State of the Nation Address. Rappler screengrab

SONA 2015: Aquino blames private firm for MRT3 woes

Jul 27, 2015 - 7:29 PM

The President does not take to task Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya over the MRT s frequent technical glitches and service interruptions

LESSER MAINTENANCE? This new MRT3 prototype train car will be delivered in the Philippines by August and will result in lesser maintenance requirement in the future. Photos from DOTC

2016 endorsement? Aquino on Mar: 'You can't put a good man down'

Jul 27, 2015 - 6:22 PM

UPDATED For Roxas it s both a professional and personal affirmation It s as if my father told me I passed says the interior secretary

ANOINTED ONE? Interior Secretary Mar Roxas during the 2015 SONA. Rappler photo Rappler photo