Administrative Order No. 42, s. 2014

Signed on April 10, 2014: Creating an Inter-Agency Committee for the formulation and implementation of a national plan to combat antimicrobial resistance in the Philippines.


President’s Day: April 9, 2014

Today at 9:00 a.m., President Benigno S. Aquino III led the nation’s commemoration of the 72nd anniversary of the Fall of Bataan and the 2014 Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor) at the Dambana ng Kagitingan, Mt. Samat Shrine in Pilar, Bataan. Read President’s Aquino speech for Araw ng Kagitingan 2014, as delivered in Filipino: […]


Message of President Aquino to the Municipality of Sta. Maria, Pangasinan on the occasion of their Annual Town Fiesta, April 9, 2014

Fiestas allow us to revisit and celebrate the narrative of our forefathers—their inspiring tale of perseverance and determination amidst challenges, and their unwavering optimism for the better days ahead. Their resilience, solidarity, and resolve became the foundations of the thriving communities that we live in today, and it is only fitting that we honor their valiant efforts by ensuring that their legacy prospers and finds greater significance in our present endeavors.


[English] Speech of President Aquino at the commemoration of Araw ng Kagitingan, April 9, 2014

We are firm in our belief that the lessons of the past should never be forgotten. During the Second World War, a misunderstanding occurred between our countries, and we are all witness to the grim consequences of this. Today, it is clear that we are friends and partners—understanding that we are fellow citizens of humanity, with our own goals and our own fears; capable of comprehending the thinking, culture, and principles of each one; and working together to achieve the collective aspirations of our countries. In this way, we can ensure that dark chapter of our history will not repeat itself.


Message of President Aquino to the Ako’y Kabayani Movement Inc. on the occasion of their 3rd National Conference and Induction Ceremonies, April 9, 2014

Whether in a cultural, political, or economic context, the Filipino has excelled and shown the global community our quality and strength. May you use this period of renewed optimism and hope to ensure that the culture of integrity and accountability remains deeply rooted in our institutions and consciousness, as we work together to uphold our nation as a united and truly progressive society.


Message of President Aquino to the Municipality of Sta. Maria, Pangasinan on the occasion of their Annual Town Fiesta, April 9, 2014

Fiestas allow us to revisit and celebrate the narrative of our forefathers—their inspiring tale of perseverance and determination amidst challenges, and their unwavering optimism for the better days ahead. Their resilience, solidarity, and resolve became the foundations of the thriving communities that we live in today, and it is only fitting that we honor their valiant efforts by ensuring that their legacy prospers and finds greater significance in our present endeavors.