Rama vows to lobby for establishment of new dam, power plant in Cebu City

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama plans to seek the help of the national government on plans to put up a new water dam here and for the establishment of a power plant that…

Rama on Marcos Jr.’s first SONA: Very comprehensive, encompassing

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said the first State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. was “very comprehensive” and “encompassing.” He said Marcos was able to touch on…

Cebu biz leaders on PBBM’s SONA: Straightforward, packed with plans for economic recovery

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Straightforward yet packed with comprehensive plans for the country’s economy. This was how leaders of Cebu’s business community described the first State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.…

VP Sara praises Bongbong Marcos for continuing gains of father Duterte

Daphne Galvez 07/26/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Sara Duterte on Monday praised President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.’s first State of the Nation Address (Sona), the contents of which, she said, aims to continue the gains of the administration of…

Hontiveros notes no anti-corruption measures tackled in Sona

Daphne Galvez 07/26/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Risa Hontiveros said on Monday she was hoping that President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. would mention anti-corruption measures during his first State of the Nation Address (Sona). The senator noted that Marcos mentioned…

Time is ripe to examine state policy on nuclear energy, says Bongbong Marcos

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 07/26/2022

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. believes this is the right time to reexamine the country’s approach and policy toward using nuclear energy, noting that with modern technology, safeguards have been placed against possible accidents. During…

Marcos’ first Sona: ‘The state of the nation is sound’

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 07/25/2022

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. delivered his first State of the Nation Address (Sona), giving a glimpse of his first few days in office and his plans for the next six years. Unlike his…

Progressive groups challenge Marcos to address issues of marginalized groups

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Just a few hours ahead of the first State of the Nation Address of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. today, July 25, members of the progressive groups here staged a protest rally and…

Bongbong Marcos arrives at Batasan for first Sona

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 07/25/2022

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. arrived at the Batasan Pambansa in Quezon City on Monday afternoon for his first State of the Nation Address (Sona). Marcos Jr. arrived at around 3:30 p.m. aboard a chopper.…

Cebu City reps hope to hear President Marcos Jr.’s plans on food security

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Congressional representatives from Cebu City are hoping President Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr. would be able to present his plans for ensuring food security in his first State of the Nation Address (SONA).  Representatives…

Solutions to transpo woes, inflation: What Cebuanos want to hear from Pres. Marcos Jr.’s 1st SONA

Mary Rose Sagarino, Morexette Marie Erram, Pegeen Maisie Sararana, Wenilyn Sabalo 07/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – President Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr. will deliver his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) today, July 25.  In Cebu, where the President got a landslide victory during the May 9 national and…

Marginalized groups urge President Marcos to give more attention to sector in SONA

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Marginalized groups are calling on President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. to give priority to issues faced by the sector in his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday July 25. This was…

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