By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective For the first time in recent years, the sitting president’s first State of the Nation Address (SONA) was met not by protests but by support for the change he promised during his campaign and right after winning the elections. It was also a first in recent years that the mass…
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They went to the rally alone or with some like-minded friends with high hopes that finally the promise of a better life for the ordinary Filipino will come to fruition.
“That is what is maximum tolerance.”
“It is one step, but government should also pull out soldiers, hold human rights violators accountable, and allow evacuees to go home and reestablish their livelihood, schools and communities.”
Five days before President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers his first state-of-the-nation address on Monday, he was gifted by the Pulse Asia Survey with the report that its nationwide survey on July 2-8 (his first week in office) showed a 91 percent trust rating for him – both across the nation and socio-economic classes. (His predecessor,…
“President Duterte, let your fellow Mindanawons march with you in your first SONA. Allow us to hold a rally near Batasan.”