• 25 July 2016
MANILA, July 25 – On July 25, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is set to deliver his first State of the Nation Address (SONA). The address of President Duterte will be the 78th since 1935 and the 30th since the restoration of democratic rule under the Fifth Republic in 1987.The SONA is a constitutional obligation, required by Article VII, Section 23 of the 1987 Constitution. “The President shall address the Congress at the opening of its regular session.”Moreover, Article VI, Section 15 prescribes that the Congress “shall convene once every year on the fourth Monday of July for its regular session.”The SONA is delivered by the President of the Philippines every year. In the SONA, the Chief Executive reports on the state of the country, unveils the government’s agenda for the coming year, and may also propose to Congress certain legislative measures.Per tradition, the President appears before Congress upon its invitation, for which purpose a joint session is held in the Session Hall of the House of Representatives.The usual procedure is that in the morning of Monday, both the House of Representatives and the Senate hold their respective sessions in their respective chambers ...Read more

No classes in all levels in Quezon City on SONA day

 CENTRAL  25 July 2016
QUEZON CITY, July 25 – In connection with the first State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte, the local government of Quezon City recently announced that classes at all levels will be suspended on July 25, 2016. #walangpasok ADVISORY: No classes on Monday (July 25) in all levels ...Read more

DOST spearheads celebration of National Science and Technology Week

 CENTRAL  25 July 2016
TAGUIG CITY, July 25 (PIA) - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) spearheads the celebration of the annual National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) from 25 to 29 July 2016. The NSTW is celebrated every third week of July of each year through the Proclamation No. 169 of 1993. It aims t ...Read more