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The State of the Nation Adress (SONA; Filipino: “Talumpati sa Kalagayan ng Bansa”) is an annual address by the President of the Republic of the Philippines to a joint session of the Congress of the Philippines. It is mandated by the 1987 constitution, and must be delivered every fourth Monday of July at the Plenary Hall of the Batasang Pambansa Complex in Batasan Hills, Quezon City, Metro Manila.

The Blumentritt Interceptor Catchment area is 3.3 kilometer in length, it will be able to catch the equivalent of 14 Olympic-sized swimming pools of water when rain starts to pour. We know that Metro Manila is susceptible to floods and we know that Metro Manila is the center in economic and industrial in the Philippines. If you are an uneducated person your perception to this project is negative. For an educated person like me this is equal and fair because Metro Manila is important because it is the center of economical growth here in the Philippines. The implementation of the Jalaur River Multi-Purpose Project || in Iloilo has started. What is its benefits? First, an estimated 24,000 farmers across Iloilo will benefit from year-round irrigation. As a result, the harvests of rice farmers may double. Iloilo is one of the top manufacturers of rice here in the Philippines. It means the import of rice here in Philippines will decrease and soon we will manufacture our own rice and that leads to low prices in rice in which not only Ilocanos will benefit but also the Filipino people, and that shows equity. The elevated expressways and elevated tollways is a benefit to all not only for faster travel or faster transactions but also decrease in pollution, and commerce and tourism will flourish. Is this not a win-win situation? Let us now move to Efficiency. The former leadership in TESDA is accountable for the outrageous overpricing of purchases by the...

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