Speeches of the President of the Philippines

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Speech of President Aquino at the meeting of local leaders and community in Dipolog City, February 5, 2013

Published on Tuesday, 5 February, 2013 - 13:29

Tunay nga pong makasaysayan ang mga napapagtagumpayan natin sa panahong ito. At tulad po ng panata natin noon pa man, prayoridad natin ang pagpapaunlad sa Mindanao, dahil malinaw sa atin susi ito sa hangad nating malawakang kaunlaran. Tuloy-tuloy na po ang ating mga hakbang para tuparin ang pangakong ilang dekada nang hinayaang mapako, at abutin ang pinakapotensyal ng rehiyong ito. Continue reading →

Speech of President Aquino at the inauguration of the Graduate and Professional Schools building of Andres Bonifacio College, February 5, 2013

Published on Tuesday, 5 February, 2013 - 11:39

Ang tanong ngayon, tanong ko ho sa inyong lahat: kayo ho ba, gusto ninyong magtuloy-tuloy ang pagbabago? Sasagutin po ito ng taumbayan sa darating na Mayo. Ang hamon ko sa ating lahat, lalo na sa ating kabataan na magmamana ng ating kinabukasan: makilahok, magbantay, at makiisa sa pagtataguyod ng isang tapat at patas na halalan. Kilatisin po natin ang bawat kandidato: sino ang tunay na lingkod-bayan o nagpapanggap lamang? Continue reading →

Speech of President Aquino for the Ateneo Spring Festival Celebration as read by Secretary Lacierda, February 5, 2013

Published on Tuesday, 5 February, 2013 - 10:16

Relations between China and the Philippines stretch centuries back. In fact, our Chinatown in Binondo is the oldest Chinatown in the world, further proof of the history and culture that our peoples share. Ours are the values that persist beyond generations and borders—values that have become the very cornerstone of our societies and of our very relations. Continue reading →

Speech of President Aquino at the Philippines Development Forum, February 5, 2013

Published on Tuesday, 5 February, 2013 - 05:50

Nation building is never about those at the top huddling together to impose their ideas on everyone else; it is about the whole spectrum of society pulling together, steadily marching together towards a single direction. At its core is a simple concept: the genuine desire to help each other—not only in a single Forum, or the term of an administration, but over the course of our lives. Continue reading →

Speech of President Aquino at the opening of the 5th Global Conference of GOPAC, January 31, 2013

Published on Thursday, 31 January, 2013 - 03:46

We are all fully aware that, in the coming years, we will continue to grind it out with elements in our respective societies who simply want to profit from the hard work of others—who want to establish, or maintain, an undeserved upper hand over the common citizen. Today, we are forming a more cohesive force against corruption; and the more we share our ideas, the more we listen to one another—the sooner we will achieve our goal of eliminating corruption and reforming the system for the benefit of our peoples. Continue reading →

Speech of President Aquino at the anniversary of NEDA, January 29, 2013

Published on Tuesday, 29 January, 2013 - 08:06

If NEDA has the responsibility of coordinating development efforts, each and every employee must do their best so that the agency as a whole performs well. And you can expect no less from the rest of us, whether in government or in wider society. In this way, we can fill the cracks as we go along, and propel our country to even greater successes. Continue reading →

Statement of President Aquino after his visit to Davos for the World Economic Forum, January 27, 2013

Published on Sunday, 27 January, 2013 - 08:55

Tunay nga po: Sa tuwing dadayo ako sa ibang bansa, napapa-alalahanan ako sa matayog na potensyal at kapasidad ng Pilipino. Ilagay mo lang ang Pinoy sa tamang kundisyon, bigyan mo lang tayo ng pagkakataon, kaya nating umangat, kaya nating umasenso. At ngayon nga po, nakikita na ng lahat, pinapatunayan na natin sa buong mundo: Hindi tayo mabibigo. Continue reading →

Speech of President Aquino during his meeting with the Filipino community in Switzerland, January 26, 2013

Published on Saturday, 26 January, 2013 - 11:36

Wala na nga po sigurong dudang nagbago na talaga ang Pilipinas. Kung dati po, ang tinatanong sa inyo kung mabisita kayo sa atin, "Paano ka nakaalis? Anong mga hakbang ang ginawa ninyo para makatakas?" Ngayon po, ang malamang itanong sa inyo kung kayo’y mauwi, "Kailan kayo uuwi ng permanente?" Tunay nga pong kay sarap maging Pilipino sa mga panahong ito. Continue reading →

Remarks of President Aquino at the roundtable meeting with global business executives, January 25, 2013

Published on Friday, 25 January, 2013 - 12:06

In a world increasingly dominated by uncertainty and pessimism, is it not refreshing to witness a country full of optimism, experiencing positive, meaningful change, and inviting everyone in to ride on its momentum? The Sick man of Asia is now revitalized, more dynamic than it ever was in its history, marching towards equitable progress. I invite you all to join us as we soar to even greater heights. Continue reading →

Speech of President Aquino in front of the World Economic Forum Partnering Against Corruption Initiative, January 24, 2012

Published on Thursday, 24 January, 2013 - 16:52

We are changing the attitude of the world towards the Philippines, because we are changing the attitude of Filipinos towards the system. Our task: to weed out the corrupt, level the playing field, and instill a sense of justice and fairness. Continue reading →