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Pres. Noynoy Aquino's State-of-the-Nation Address | Full Transcript in Filipino and English

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Posted on Monday, July 26, 2010 | By Alexis | In ,

President Benigno Aquino III delivering his first SONA - photo: Yahoo! Southeast Asia

See the full text of Pres. Benigno Simeon "Noynoy" Aquino III's State-of-the-Nation Address (SONA) 2010 below. The English version follows right after the original Filipino text. Thanks, Manolo Quezon III for the transcript.

The Reason for Existence

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Posted on Sunday, July 25, 2010 | By Alexis | In

I have been writing for over a decade and I only get a few people to read my write-ups. I’ve also been reading for over a decade already. And the writings I read are made by big and small people with equally big minds, and equally big hearts to share what their amazing minds are coughing out.

I created this blog for more people to have a piece of my mind, and as a gratitude to all the big-hearted writers for all the things I’ve read.

My Favorite GESM Blog Post

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Posted on Sunday, July 18, 2010 | By Alexis | In ,

Ganda Ever So Much!

In picking my favorite post in Sir Orman's blog,, I thought that it has to be something special from among the whopping 400+ posts in the blog in just under a year. But, believe it or not, there is one really recent blogpost that I have read more than once. It is the blog post entitled '21 Ways To Celebrate Happiness Today', posted the 15th of July.

Rising and Thumping our Chests About

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Posted on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 | By Alexis | In

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising everytime we fall
Resilience summarizes the thought of Confucius, a great philosopher, who lived his teachings not just by mouth, but by his life.

Quit wondering why there are very few people who can manage to start and end the day with a smile despite the rising prices of commodities, including the so-called ‘ulam ng bayan’-instant noodles. Some might think that some people are just to numb to feel the ever-worsening situation of all- well, most- of the people in the tiny specks of land in the Pacific called the Philippines.