By Philip C. Tubeza
The Bureau of Immigration is preparing to file charges against a Dutch activist who joined anti-government protests during President Benigno Aquino’s State of the Nation Address on July 22, according to Immigration officer in charge Siegfried Mison.
By Frances Mangosing
Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin on Tuesday said he didn’t see the need for President Benigno Aquino III to mention the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) dispute with China during his fourth State of the Nation Address the day before.
By Rodel Rodis
As he prepares to deliver his 4th State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 22, 2013, President Benigno S. Aquino III may want to read the 1940 SONA delivered by President Manuel L. Quezon, who similarly confronted the problem of a rising Asian power hell-bent on establishing its hegemony in the region.