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MANILA – If President Benigno Aquino III received over a hundred applauses at the Batasan Pambansa for his third State of the Nation Address (Sona), the same cannot be told about some sentiments poured on microblogging site Twitter. Read more

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AS EXPECTED, mixed reactions, depending on which side of the fence is observing from. The 90-minute speech delivered Monday afternoon is said to be the longest since President Benigo Aquino III assumed the presidency in 2010. Aquino’s inaugural address in 2010 lasted for about 36 minutes, while his State of the Nation Address (Sona) in […]

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IN A speech as long as a full-length movie, President Benigno Aquino III asked Congress to pass higher taxes on cigarettes and liquor, as well as a law that will help government get a bigger share of income from mining. He drew the longest applause when he recommended “responsible parenthood” as an answer to long-standing […]

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THE State of the Nation Address (Sona) of President Benigno Aquino III on Monday was again colorful and fashionable, as politicians, celebrities and guests sashayed their gorgeous dresses for the event. Most of the ladies who attended the annual event, which was held at the Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City Monday afternoon, donned the modern […]

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