President Benigno 'Noynoy' Aquino III started his speech at exactly 4:00 pm, Monday, July 22, 2013, at the Batasan Complex in Quezon City. It was PNoy’s longest State of the Nation Address (SONA) so far.
President Benigno 'Noynoy' Aquino III delivered his SONAs on the following dates:
July 26, 2010;
July 25, 2011;
July 23, 2012,
July 22, 2013.
PNoy acknowledged all the honorable members of the House of Representatives and of the Senate, also the leaders in local government; members of the Cabinet; members of the military and police in uniform.
All of his achievements of his administration has been tackled in the 4th State of the Nation Address.
The President also cited all of his programs and projects implemented by the government to remedy the floods and traffics in many places in Metro Manila and even in the provinces.
PNoy cited also those students who complain on Facebook, he said, "For every student who strives to be aware of social issues, and does not just complain on Facebook but actually proposes solutions: This is your SONA."
And for all Teachers, PNoy said, "For every teacher who wakes at dawn just to teach children in far-flung areas: This is your SONA."
The President also mentioned the housing projects for cops and soldiers with almost 21,800 housing units ever build.
But no discussion on how he would generate jobs for Filipinos.
All in all, President Benigno 'Noynoy' Aquino III said that this is the time for those hardworking and honest Filipino people to shine and be proud to be a Filipino.
For your reference, you may click the link below:
SONA 2013 Full Text Transcript (Tagalog)
SONA 2013 Full Text Transcript (English)
Watch SONA 2013 Replay Video
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