jul 25, 2016 - The First Sona
Among the points President Duterte stresses during his two-hour-long State of the Nation Address are: One, his government will be "clean," and corrupt government officials will pay. Two, he will not let up in his war on drugs. Three, he will implement immediately a unilateral ceasefire with the CPP-NPA. Four, his wish is to have a federal government with a president and prime minister–but he will not be among them. And five, he recommends that emergency powers be given to him to solve the worsening traffic in Metro Manila.
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