Her Excellency, President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, just delivered her SONA (State of the Nation Address) earlier today in a joint session of Congress of the Republic of the Philippines at the Batasang Pambansa Complex in Quezon City.

The main highlight of her speech was her accomplishments in the past year, and her plans of sustained economic growth, development (massive physical infrastructure projects, enhancement of social infrastructures, and an environment of peace), and her legacy to the Filipino people.

Here are some pictures from Congress:

Rallyists protest in front of EVER Gotesco, Commonwealth

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I was just a few feet away from the President. As you can see, the PSG is just blocking me from her.

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With Congresswoman Ana Theresia Hontiveros-Baraquel of AKBAYAN.P1010293

Oh yes! The food they served after the event was GOOD! Yummy! ;)

My initial analysis on the SONA of the President: It is what people wanted to hear. Yes, she boasts of different accomplishments. Congratulations! She continues to present these grandiose projects in the next 3 years. My only problem with it is that, where the hell will she “steal” the money to finance those (when we all know that BIR did not hit the mark last time). 

But I’ll have to study and review the copy of her speech, the Technical Report, and other statistics regarding the matter to better give my view on its totality. :) 

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