House of Representatives
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte addressed the Filipino people at around 4.15 pm today. If you weren’t able to watch Duterte’s first State of the Nation Address (SONA) or weren’t able to catch everything he said, take a look at the summary below to see what to expect under Duterte's administration.
Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will be addressing the nation on Monday, July 25, 2016 at 4 pm.
The House of Representatives, together with the Senate, forms the legislative branch of the government in the Philippines. It is also referred to as the 'Lower House'. Members of Congress are elected by either legislative districts or nationwide through party lists supporting marginalized groups.
Thousands of Filipinos took to the streets on Monday, August 26, to protest against the misuse of tax money and for the abolition of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF), better known as 'Pork Barrel Fund'.