Speeches of the President of the Philippines

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Speech of President Aquino at the Sports for Peace Ceremonial Kick-off, February 11, 2013

Published on Monday, 11 February, 2013 - 10:51

Ngayon, makakapag-aral na sa paaralan ang kabataan nang hindi nabubulahaw ng putukan; may matatakbuhan nang ospital ang ating mga kababayan sa halip na iaasa sa hilot at tapal ang karamdaman; at iiral na ang pantay na timbangan ng katarungan. Sa atin pong pagbubuklod, abot-kamay na ang isang mapayapang lipunan—ang pinakamahalagang tropeong maaari nating ipamana sa susunod na salinlahi; ang pinakamakabuluhang tagumpay na maititindig natin para sa Bangsamoro, para sa buong Mindanao, at para sa lahat ng Pilipino. Continue reading →

[English translation] Speech of President Aquino at the ceremonial launch of the Sajahatra Bangsamoro Program, February 11, 2013

Published on Monday, 11 February, 2013 - 08:35

Those that once fought on opposing sides today pull each other towards a single direction. It is as if there are fruits at the top of a tall coconut tree—fruits that we have long had in our sights. Today, we have decided to stand on each other’s shoulders, with complete confidence that no one will suddenly step away and leave us hanging from the tree, while we are reaping the fruits that we have long desired. Continue reading →

Speech of President Aquino at the ceremonial launch of the Sajahatra Bangsamoro Program, February 11, 2013

Published on Monday, 11 February, 2013 - 06:29

Ang dati pong magkatunggali, ngayon, naghahatakan na sa iisang direksyon. Parang may bunga sa tuktok ng matayog na puno ng niyog na kaytagal na nating tinatanaw. Nagdesisyon po tayong tuntungan ang balikat ng isa't isa, buo ang tiwala na walang biglang aalis at iiwan tayong nakalambitin sa puno habang pinipitas ang bunga ng niyog na pagkatagal-tagal na nating inaasam. Continue reading →

Speech of President Aquino at the Alay sa Mamamayan, February 7, 2013

Published on Thursday, 7 February, 2013 - 05:05

Muli akong nananalig sa lakas ng sambayanan; muli akong umaasa sa mga Kabitenyo: huwag nating hayaang maging atrasado ang ating bayan. Umuusbong na po ang bunga ng mga ipinunla nating reporma sa unang dalawa't kalahating taon sa tuwid na daan, at makatitiyak tayong mas lalago pa ang mga ito kung papanig tayo sa tama, at makikipagbayanihan tayo sa landas ng tapat at mabuting pamamahala. Continue reading →

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 →

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