Veto Message on House Bill No. 6908 / Senate Bill No. 1826

Pursuant to Section 27(1), Article VI of the 1987 Constitution, I am returning herewith without my signature the consolidated enrolled Senate Bill No. 1826 / House Bill No. 6908, entitled: “AN ACT STRENGTHENING WORKERS RIGHT TO SECURITY OF TENURE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLES 106, 107, 108, AND 109 OF BOOK III, AND ARTICLES 294, 295, 296, AND 297 OF BOOK VI OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 442, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LABOR CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES, AS AMENDED,”


Veto Message on Senate Bill No. 1826 / House Bill No. 6908

Pursuant to Section 27(1), Article VI of the 1987 Constitution, I am returning herewith without my signature the consolidated enrolled Senate Bill No. 1826 / House Bill No. 6908, entitled: “AN ACT STRENGTHENING WORKERS RIGHT TO SECURITY OF TENURE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLES 106, 107, 108, AND 109 OF BOOK III, AND ARTICLES 294, 295, 296, AND 297 OF BOOK VI OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 442, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LABOR CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES, AS AMENDED,”


Veto Message on the 2019 Budget

MALACAÑAN PALACE MANILA April 15, 2019 THE HONORABLE SPEAKER LADIES AND GENTLEMEN OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES By the power vested in me by the Constitution, I sign into law Republic Act (RA) No. 11260, the General Appropriations Act (GAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019, entitled “AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE OPERATION OF THE […]


Speech of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte During The Closing Ceremony Of The 28th And 29th ASEAN Summits And Related Summits

SPEECH OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE DURING THE CLOSING CEREMONY OF THE 28TH AND 29TH ASEAN SUMMITS AND RELATED SUMMITS AND HANDING OVER OF THE ASEAN CHAIRMANSHIP TO THE PHILIPPINES [Vientiane, Laos | 08 September 2016]   Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen: Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith, please accept my sincere congratulations on your successful chairmanship of […]


Speech: President Rodrigo Roa Duterte At The 13th ASEAN Business And Investment Summit (ABIS)

SPEECH  OF  PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE  AT THE 13TH ASEAN BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT SUMMIT (ABIS)  [Muong Thanh Luxury Hotel, Luang Prabang, Laos | 06 September 2016]    Thank you. This is a distinct honor for me. Chairman Oudet Souvannavong; the other distinguished leaders of the ASEAN Business Advisory Council; members of the Philippine delegation; awardees […]


Speech of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte During His Meeting With The Filipino Community In Lao People’s Democratic Republic

SPEECH OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE DURING HIS MEETING WITH THE FILIPINO COMMUNITY IN LAO PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC [Vientiane, Laos | 05 September 2016] Mga kapatid kong Pilipino, ang una sigurong sasabihin ko is I would like to thank the government, the nation of Laos for hosting you here, giving you the chance for a livelihood […]


Departure Speech Of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (Sept 5, 2016)

DEPARTURE SPEECH OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE [Davao International Airport | 05 September 2016]   Lahat man kayo nakabarong. Well, ladies and gentlemen my co-workers in government, mga mahal kong kababayan. I am leaving for Vientiane, Laos to join other ASEAN leaders at the 28th and 29th Summits and Related Summits. This will be my […]


Speech: President Rodrigo Roa Duterte during the inauguration of Davao International Container Terminal

SPEECH OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE DURING THE INAUGURATION OF THE DAVAO INTERNATIONAL CONTAINER TERMINAL (DICT) [Panabo City, Davao Del Norte | 2 September 2016]   Kindly sit down. Thank you. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Congressman Antonio Floirendo Jr., Mayor James Gamao, Mr. Alexander Valoria, the members of the Floirendo family, distinguished guests, my beloved […]


President Rodrigo Roa Duterte Ambush Interview At The Blast Site (Davao City, Sept 2, 2016)

MEDIA INTERVIEW WITH PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE AT THE BLAST SITE [Roxas Ave., Davao City | 2 September 2016] Q: There was a resemblance of this bombing— PRES. DUTERTE: Yes. We are not new to this kind. It is always connected with the Abu Sayyaf or dito sa Central Mindanao. But this is not the first time […]


Message of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to the Jesus Anointed One Church

MESSAGE OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE TO THE JESUS ANOINTED ONE CHURCH [The Pinnacle Hotel and Suites, Davao City | 31 August 2016]   I do not really intend to interrupt your whatever. Pero ganito ‘yan, it would be discourteous of me just to walk out. I know that a lot of you want to […]