Dinner with Shinzo Abe, Tokyo

The President’s Day: June 4, 2015

Today, President Benigno S. Aquino III attended a meet and greet with the organizers of the Philippine Investment Forum, including the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI), ASEAN-Japan Centre, and the Philippine Society of Japan. The President then delivered the keynote speech at the Philippine Investment Forum. The event […]

Message of President Aquino to the Philippine Technological Council on the occasion of their 3rd Philippine Engineering Summit, June 4, 2015

Science and technology is an essential aspect of humanity that opens up new perspectives about our world and enables us to revolutionize our way of life with each discovery. This occasion is a chance for you to take greater strides in engineering and refine our processes for various fields such as business, education, and industry. Applying your insights through this forum can raise the standards and foster the development of your respective disciplines. May this event galvanize you as scientists, scholars, and professionals to innovate, inspire, and design an equitably progressive future for the Filipino people.


Statement: DFA on the Yangtze cruise ship tragedy

Statement of the Department of Foreign Affairs on the Yangtze cruise ship tragedy [Released on June 4, 2015] The Filipino nation shares the grief of the Chinese Government and people during this difficult time. We wish our Chinese friends the grace, strength and fortitude as they conduct search and rescue operations. The Filipino people hope […]

Message of President Aquino to the Road Engineering Association of the Philippines Inc. on the occasion of their Annual National Convention, June 4, 2015

Humanity’s pursuit of development has put a strain on the planet’s resources, drastically altering the landscape and resulting in increasingly complex realities. We have since shifted gears. We are adapting more conscientious perspectives that, in exploring innovation, we likewise adhere to the imperatives of sustainability, inclusiveness, and environmental stability.