FULL TEXT: The 2019 State of the Nation Address SONA speech (Filipino)

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte's fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA) full text or transcript is expected to be translated in Filipino language as delivered today, July 22, 2019 at the Batasang Pambansa Complex in Quezon City.

President Rodrigo Duterte reports to his boss today.
President Rodrigo Duterte reports to his boss today.

Known as "President's Report to the People", the full text of the 2019 SONA will be posted immediately after he has spoken in front of 3,000 lawmakers and guests at the Plenary Hall.

UPDATE: The actual full text of president's speech is already available online here.

The annual ceremony will start at 3:30 p.m. (arrival of the president). Duterte's speech delivery is around 4:00 p.m.


SONA 2019 will focus on 'legacy' of the administration for the remainder of Duterte's term. This includes the ambitious 'Build Build Build' program, poverty alleviations and peace and order.

Here is the full text of President Duterte's speech, as provided by the Malacañang (Filipino or Tagalog version).

State of the Nation Address of Rodrigo Roa Duterte
President of the Philippines
To the Congress of the Philippines
Session Hall of the House of Representatives

[Delivered at the Batasang Pambansa Complex, Quezon City on July 22, 2019]

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