Speeches of the President of the Philippines

Below is a live feed of speeches made by the President of the Philippines published at http://www.gov.ph, the official website of the Philippine government.

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Speech of President Aquino at the meeting with local leaders and community of Sigma, Capiz, February 20, 2013

Published on Wednesday, 20 February, 2013 - 07:06

Sa darating na halalan, nasa kamay nang muli ng taumbayan ang napipinto nating kinabukasan. Kung sang-ayon po ang mga Capizeño sa mga nakakamit nating pagbabago sa landas na ito, kung kumbinsido silang tinitimon tayo nito sa tamang direksyon, isasalamin po nito ang isusulat nilang pangalan sa balota ngayong darating na eleksyon. Continue reading →

Speech of President Aquino at the Mactan Newtown grand launch, February 20, 2013

Published on Wednesday, 20 February, 2013 - 04:07

Projects like this are valuable checkpoints for us—showing that, indeed, we have made progress. We are extremely thankful to companies like Megaworld—for nourishing the Philippines towards becoming the next Asian Tiger, by actually opening their checkbooks to make serious bets on our country. Nothing says confidence like ten billion pesos in investments. Continue reading →

Speech of President Aquino at the welcome reception for the ASOSAI delegation, February 18, 2013

Published on Monday, 18 February, 2013 - 10:33

Here in the Philippines—as already mentioned by the COA Chair—we call this the “daang matuwid,” or the straight path. This embodies our belief that doing the right thing will allow us to uplift our countrymen; it is the quickest, in fact, the only way to reach the progress, inclusive growth, and stability we aspire to for our country. This path is one we cannot tread alone: for the nation to move forward as a whole, everyone must do their part, from those of us in government to the private sector. Continue reading →

Speech of President Aquino at the 38th anniversary celebration of the Philippine Heart Center, February 15, 2013

Published on Friday, 15 February, 2013 - 09:01

Hindi po band-aid ang panlunas natin sa mga sugat ng lipunan, kung saan hahayaan mo itong mamaga, basta’t maitago lamang ito’t matakpan. Hindi ito panandalian; tinututukan natin, hindi lamang ang mga sintomas, kundi ang mismong ugat nito—ang katiwaliang nagdudulot ng kahirapan—upang maging ganap ang matamasa nating pagbabago. Continue reading →

Speech of President Aquino at the meeting with local leaders in San Pablo, Laguna, February 14, 2013

Published on Thursday, 14 February, 2013 - 11:15

Talumpati ng Kagalang-galang Benigno S. Aquino III Pangulo ng Pilipinas Sa kanyang pakikipagtipon sa mga punong lokal [Inihayag sa San Pablo, Laguna, noong ika-14 ng Pebrero 2013] VIDEO:

Speech of President Aquino at the dedication rites of Cory Aquino Democratic Space and Henry Sy, Sr. Hall, February 13, 2013

Published on Wednesday, 13 February, 2013 - 12:17

Today, the call for every Lasallian to serve the country is as loud as ever—to continue the rich tradition their forebears have established. After all, those who occupy the classrooms of this university today—working to understand asymptotes and parabolas, literary, and philosophical canons—will eventually grow up and carve out meaningful careers, effectively forming the backbone of our collective future. Continue reading →

Speech of President Aquino at the Team PNoy proclamation rally, February 12, 2013

Published on Tuesday, 12 February, 2013 - 13:17

Sila ang labindalawang kasama natin sa Team PNoy: buong-buong humaharap sa inyo ngayong gabi, at hindi liliban o tatanggi sa panawagan nating ituloy ang krusada ng katapatan, katarungan, at malawakang kaunlaran. Continue reading →

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 →

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