By: Elena Grace Flores
The speech of President Rodrigo Duterte for his first State of the Nation Address (Sona) made his Communications Secretary cry but many people now wonder why? Andanar also added that Duterte wrote his own speech that is probably why he sounded firm as he normally does – actually, it has close resemblance to his campaign speeches put together. There’s not many facts that we do not hear from him yet but his plan to make military camps as rehabilitation centers nationwide can be a good idea – but medical and psychological experts must be consulted if those places are conducive for healing. See the SONA video here:
Youtube video by: Rappler
The president is hoping that at the end of his term, he can hand over a robust economy to his successor with efficient tax system that would promote more opportunities in the work front. There are many strategies that are in the plan to achieve this including the implementations of existing laws in full force like the reproductive health bill.