Message of President Aquino to the Filipino people as we celebrate Christmas Day, December 25, 2014

Today, we come together in celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. Upon a manger, our Savior was brought into the world, bringing renewed hope and joy into humanity. The Nativity story tells us of humility and compassion; these are same values upon which our government is founded and to this day, serves: We are here to protect your interests and to put your welfare above all else.


Speech of President Aquino at the signing of the 2015 General Appropriations Act

President Aquino: Sa araw na ito, napirmahan na natin ang Budget ng Bayan para sa taong 2015. Ang nilalaman ng makapal na librong ito—bawat piso, bawat numero, at bawat legal na probisyong nakasaad dito—ay sumisimbolo sa kolektibo nating pagnanais na sama-samang iangat ang ating kapwa, at paunlarin ang ating bansa.


Message of President Aquino to the College of Medicine of the University of the Philippines on the occasion of their Annual Grand Homecoming, December 20, 2014

The country’s state university has nurtured generations of brilliant minds: realizing their promise and kindling their passions and advocacies. You gather here as proud members of this community, the triumphant few who have sought the path of science, honor, and excellence in medicine and achieved success in your professional journey. May this gathering imbue you with vigor and optimism, that you may bolster your collective pride and advance your ideal of an empowered and robust Filipino nation.


Speech of President Aquino at the Youth Summit 2014

Malinaw po: Hangga’t nagkakapit-bisig tayo, hangga’t naninindigan tayo sa kung ano ang tama at ikabubuti ng nakararami, at hangga’t matibay ang ating pananalig sa Diyos, wala tayong dapat ikatakot.