Document: Reconstruction Assistance on Yolanda, “Implementation for Results”

The NEDA report, “Implementation for Results,” provides a framework to ensure close alignment between the objectives of the recovery and rehabilitation program of typhoon Yolanda-affected areas, and the Philippine Development Plan 2011-2016.

Message of President Aquino to the Perinatal Association of the Philippines on the occasion of their 24th Anniversary, September 28, 2014

Let me also congratulate you for your 24 years in advancing the good of our countrymen; your success as one collective is among our many accomplishments in our journey on the straight and righteous path. Let us stay this course and define our pursuits with integrity, transparency, and accountability, as the guide posts that will help transform our national aspirations into tangible realities.

Statement of President Aquino upon his arrival from his visits to Europe and the United States

Ang pinakamatamis na bahagi ng ating biyahe ay ang makita ang mga ngiti ng kapwa natin Pilipino sa ibang bansa kapag naririnig nila ang magagandang balitang nangyayari sa Pilipinas. Inilatag po natin sa kanila ang transpormasyong tinatamasa na ng ating bansa: mula sa pagbasag sa baluktot na kalakaran hanggang sa pagbubukas ng pagkakataon sa ating mamamayan; mula sa pag-arangkada ng ekonomiya hanggang sa parating pang magagandang oportunidad; at maging sa pagtataguyod ng pangmatagalang kapayapaan.

Message of President Aquino to the Philippine Board of Anesthesiology, October 29, 2014

Today, you reap the fruits of your labors. I congratulate you all; you have earned the privilege of being called a fellow. May this achievement heighten your aspirations for your specialization, for scholarship and medical advancements, and for the wellbeing of your patients. I urge you to apply your mastery of science in administering care and compassion to a greater number of Filipinos.

Message of President Aquino to the Association of Certified Public Accountants in Public Practice (ACPAPP) on the occasion of the 14th Annual National Convention, September 25, 2014

The accounting profession is ever-evolving, and it is integral that those who comprise this sphere never cease to improve their work. Seize all prospects for growth and take advantage of your present challenges, because the fruits that we will reap from these sacrifices will sow seeds of hope and reform on the straight and righteous path for the coming generations to nurture and yield.

Message of President Aquino to the Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines (CEAP) on the occasion of their 73rd CEAP National Convention, September 24, 2014

Education plays a leading role towards reaching this goal, as it empowers our countrymen with the knowledge and skills to optimize opportunities around them. It is thus imperative that our educational system continues to be responsive to the needs of our people, and to the necessities and demands of our present time and milieu. I thank the CEAP for being our partners in this crucial task. Your organization’s commitment to advance Catholic education fits aptly with our thrust to elevate the quality of our entire education sector.

Video: President Aquino at the United Nations Climate Change Summit Plenary 2014

President Benigno S. Aquino III attends the United Nations Climate Change Summit Plenary 2014, in New York. The summit is a public platform for leaders to catalyze action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, strengthen climate resilience, and mobilize political will for a universal climate agreement by 2015.

Speech of President Aquino at the Columbia World Leaders Forum

My entire life, I have witnessed my people do incredible things: they resisted the dictatorship, drove a peaceful revolution that captured the imagination of the world, stood firmly and often against tyranny and corruption whenever they reared their ugly heads, and worked tirelessly to put our country back on the map. For so long, we have endured the tyranny of self-serving administrations and the indifference of the world, but now, finally, my country, once an often-overlooked archipelago in the Pacific, is poised to remain in the spotlight, as proof of what a mobilized citizenry and a government of integrity are capable of.