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President Duterte said yesterday, and things could get worse before they get better. In his second State of the Nation Address, the President urged all sectors to help him build a better nation.

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PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte told mining companies yesterday to stop raping the environment, declare their true income and pay the correct taxes otherwise he would directly correct the imbalance in the ecosystem and the injustice inflicted on surrounding communities.

When this whole affair began, none of us imagined how bloody this battle was going to be – and how ruined Marawi will become.

Blood donors save lives. For doing so, they are gratefully recognized and given awards. More than 300 individuals and organizations were thus recognized last week for donating blood to the Philippine Red Cross blood bank during the last ten years. Last week, the awardees included top business executives, corporations, disabled persons, drivers and office clerks.

While waiting for the Second State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte, I was tuned on ANC TV, which had a Mukha Special entitled “Di Ka Pasisiil” done some two weeks ago.

Before we proceed to the two sleeping agencies in the government, let us first look at the top 5 goverment agencies, for me, in the first year of Duterte Administration. In order to be fair, I would not include PCOO, the agency where