Rodrigo Roa Duterte, Sixth State of the Nation Address, July 26, 2021

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 26, 2021] Kindly sit down. By far this is the most beautiful SONA crowd that ever happened here. [applause […]


Statement of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte during the General Debate of the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

General Debate 75th Session of the General Assembly Week of 22 September 2020 (Tuesday), General Assembly Hall, New York   Theme: “The future we want, the United Nations we need: reaffirming our collective commitment to multilateralism – confronting COVID-19 through effective multilateral action.” PHILIPPINE STATEMENT PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE


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,”


Rodrigo Roa Duterte, Fourth State of the Nation Address, July 22, 2019

STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS OF RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES TO THE CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES [Delivered at the Session Hall of the House of Representatives, Batasang Pambansa Complex, Quezon City | 22 July 2019]   Thank you. Kindly sit down. Kumusta po kayo? Senate President Vicente Sotto III and the honorable […]


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 […]


Rodrigo Roa Duterte, Third State of the Nation Address, July 23, 2018

STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS OF RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES TO THE CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES [Delivered at the Session Hall of the House of Representatives, Batasang Pambansa Complex, Quezon City | 23 July 2018] Kindly sit down. Thank you for your courtesy. Senate President Vicente Sotto III and the members of […]


Rodrigo Roa Duterte, Second State of the Nation Address, July 24, 2017

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 24, 2017]   Kindly sit down. Thank you for your courtesy. When I was a member of Congress, I […]


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 […]