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    Speeches

    • Because Women Can

      Posted in Speeches on Oct 10, 2019

      Speech at the Philippine Women Empowerment in BusinessSydney, Australia [Recording starts] My husband was a long-time mayor of the city where I come from. In 2010, he was appointed as Interior Secretary but we lost him in a plane crash. My husband died in a plane crash and all too suddenly, I was thrusted into

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    • The Key to a Better Nation

      Posted in Speeches on Oct 01, 2019

      Message at the Opening Ceremony of the 30th National Statistics Month and the 14th National Convention of StatisticsCrowne Plaza, Ortigas Avenue Thank you very much. Kindly take your seats. Usec. Rose Edillon, representing Sec. Ernie Pernia of NEDA; Usec. Dennis Mapa of the Philippine Statistics Authority; Dir. Gen. Ronald Golding of the Senate Economic Planning

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    • Message at the 2019 Founder’s Day and ERDA Foundation’s 45th Anniversary

      Posted in Speeches on Sep 18, 2019

      2019 Founder’s Day and ERDA Foundation’s 45th Anniversary Angelo King Multi-Purpose Center, Xavier School, San Juan City Maraming salamat po. Maupo po tayong lahat. Father Ari Dy, SJ, President of ERDA [Educational Research and Development Assistance] Group and President of Xavier School; Atty. Charlie Yu, Chairman of the Board of Trustees; Ms. Dolor Cardeño, Executive Director of ERDA

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    • Message at the Opening Ceremonies of Angat Buhay Young Leaders in Government Fellowship

      Posted in Speeches on Sep 17, 2019

      Opening Ceremonies of Angat Buhay Young Leaders in Government FellowshipEstancia de Lorenzo, San Mateo, Rizal Thank you very much! Maupo po tayong lahat. Dr. Johannes Kadura of FES [Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung]; Ms. Joy Aceron, [Executive Director] of G-Watch; Mr. Augustus Cerdeña, Program Coordinator of FES; my dear [fellow] workers in government—siyempre kasama na iyong aking Angat Buhay

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    • Self-less Service: Our Greatest Call

      Posted in Speeches on Sep 09, 2019

      Message at the UP Alumni Association of Greater Los Angeles 2019 Installation Ceremony and Endowment Fund Raising GalaL.A. Grand Hotel, Los Angeles, Californiadelivered on 7 September 2019 Thank you very much. Kindly take your seats. Our Consul General, Adel Cruz; Dr. Elena Pernia, the UP Vice President for Public Affairs; Ms. Ethel Rubio, President of

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