Category Archives: Government

1st President to hold a SONA at the Batasang Pambansa

  1st President to hold a SONA at the Batasang Pambansa Did you know? President Ferdinand Marcos was the first president to hold a SONA at the Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City in 1978. Si Presidente Ferdinand Marcos ang unang pangulong nag-SONA sa Batasang Pambansa sa Quezon City noong 1978. You may want to read: The Longest State… Read More »

SONA was held every September 21 at one time

  SONA was held every September 21 at one time Did you know? From 1973 to 1977, the State of the Nation Address (SONA) was held on the anniversary of the official declaration of Martial Law on September 21. Mula 1973 hanngang 1977, isinagawa ang SONA sa anibersaryo ng opisyal na deklarasyon ng Martial Law tuwing September 21.… Read More »

President who delivered SONA while sick

  Philippine President who delivered SONA while sick On January 23, 1950, President Elpidio Quirino gave a SONA via radio broadcast while recovering from Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Noong January 23, 1950, nag-SONA si President Elpidio Quirino via radio broadcast habang nagpapagaling sa sakit sa Johns Hopkins Hospital sa baltimore, Maryland sa Amerika. You may… Read More »

President who delivered only one SONA

  Philippine President who delivered only one SONA Did you know? President Sergio Osmeña delivered only one State of the Nation Address (SONA) held in 1945. Isang SONA lang ang na-deliver ni President Sergio Osmena na ginanap noong 1945. You may want to read: SONA Philippine President who delivered SONA while sick  

The First SONA

  The First SONA Did you know? President Manuel L. Quezon delivered the very first SONA at the special session of the National Assembly on November 25, 1935, where the establishment of the national defense policy was a priority. Ibinigay ni President Manuel L. Quezzon ang pinakaunang SONA sa special session ng National Assembly noong Nobyembre 25, 1935,… Read More »