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Philippines: President's state of the nation address - August 2014

Highlights from President Aquino’s State of the Nation Address.

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In his 5th and penultimate State of the Nation Address (SONA) on 28 July, a confident President Aquino enumerates his Government’s accomplishments on the economy, infrastructure development, and Typhoon Haiyan relief operations. An emotional President said that he wanted the public to choose a successor to protect and extend his legacy.

Published 7 August 2014