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The 2016 State of the Nation Address

SONA 2016

Filipino Translation of the 2016 SONA

SONA 2016 (FIL)

Visayan Translation of the 2016 SONA

SONA 2016 (VIS)


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The 2016 State of the Nation Address (Bisaya)

State of the Nation Address of Rodrigo Roa Duterte President of the Philippines To the Congress of the Philippines Session Hall of the House of Representatives [Delivered at the Batasang Pambansa Complex, Quezon City on July 25, 2016] (VISAYAN VERSION)   Daghang salamat.  Tuguti ko na magpakaimpormal sa inyuha. Inyo man na matikdan adunay naa […]


The 2016 State of the Nation Address (Filipino)

State of the Nation Address of Rodrigo Roa Duterte President of the Philippines To the Congress of the Philippines Session Hall of the House of Representatives [Delivered at the Batasang Pambansa Complex, Quezon City on July 25, 2016] (FILIPINO VERSION) Salamat. Ipermiso ninyo akong maging impormal. Mapapansin ninyo na ang tatlong lalaki sa nakaangat na […]


The 2016 State of the Nation Address

State of the Nation Address of  Rodrigo Roa Duterte  President of the Philippines  To the Congress of the Philippines  Session Hall of the House of Representatives  [Delivered at the Batasang Pambansa Complex, Quezon City on July 25, 2016] Thank you. Please allow me a little bit of informality at the outset. You would realize that […]


Andanar, Alvarez: SONA preparations underway

Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar on Mondaygave an update on the ongoing preparations for the First State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo R. Duterte. Introduced to the Malacanan Press Corps (MPC) a member of the SONA committee, incoming Department of Finance (DOF) spokesperson Atty. Paola Alvarez, who also served as spokesperson of […]


Supplementary Material

The SONA: Traditions and History

The SONA delivered by the President is a constitutional obligation and yearly tradition wherein the chief executive reports on the status of the country, unveils the government?s agenda for the coming year, and may also propose to Congress certain legislative measures. Learn more.

The previous SONAs

A full list and links to all the SONAs delivered by the Presidents of the Philippines. Learn more.