A Dutch national who joined the protests during the State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday has written an open letter to a policeman who broke into tears while trying to disperse the rallyists.

President Benigno Aquino III mentioned at least 65 things in his fourth and longest State of the Nation Address so far, which lasted for 1 hour and 44 minutes.

For President Benigno Aquino III, the world has "fallen in love" with the Philippines, which has been dubbed "a paradise."

In his fourth State of the Nation Address on Monday, President Benigno Aquino III lashed out against government officials who remain incompetent and corrupt on the "Tuwid na Daan."

(UPDATED) President Benigno Aquino III on Monday vowed to ensure inclusive growth amidst the country's economic gains and various achievements.