Task force aims to cut down cost of Aquino’s final SONA

THE committee in charge of the overall preparations for President Benigno Aquino III’s final State of the Nation Address (SONA) has aimed to bring down the cost of next week’s event.

House Secretary General Marilyn Barua-Yap, chair of Task Force SONA, said that although the cost of food will be much higher compared to last year, the overall expense for the occasion on July 27 will not exceed last year’s budget of around P2.3 million. (Read more)