Message of President Aquino to the EX-PALers International on the occasion of their Grand Reunion 2015, May 15, 2015

The task of advancing our country is likely to be successful if undertaken in a more participative and collaborative manner. I invite all of you to take part in our collective task of nation-building. Together, let us maximize the opportunities made available by our present revitalization to strengthen our economy, transform our society, and fulfill our collective aspirations.


Speech: President Aquino is conferred a doctorate in humanities from the Tarlac State University

President Aquino: I am hopeful that, having seen our resurgence these past four years and eleven months, our countrymen will protect the progress we have made; that before I step down from office, they will have cast their votes for a successor who will build upon our achievements.


Speech of President Aquino at the 2015 GOCC Dividends Day

Pangulong Aquino: Ang pakiusap ko po: Huwag tayong titigil; huwag tayong makontento sa nagawa na; mag-isip pa tayo ng paraan para ba lalong mapaganda ‘yung iiwan nating biyaya, pakinabang, serbisyo sa taumbayan na siya namang lumikha at talagang tumatangkilik sa atin at sumusuporta sa atin.


Statement of President Aquino upon arrival from the United States and Canada

Pangulong Aquino: Nalulugod po tayong makabalik ng Pilipinas, galing sa matagumpay nating pagbisita sa Estados Unidos at Canada. Alam naman po ninyo, talagang malapit sa atin ang dalawang bansang ito.


Speech of President Aquino during his meeting with the Filipino community in Vancouver, Canada

Ito na nga lang po ang hamon sa ating lahat: Diligan pa ang ipinunla nating mga reporma sa Daang Matuwid; pagyamanin pa ang maganda nating nasimulan; patuloy pang abutin ang mga pangarap na inakala nating hindi natin mararating.


Statement of President Aquino at a joint press conference with the Prime Minister of Canada

President Aquino: “Mr. Prime Minister, please accept my gratitude for the hospitality the people and government of Canada have extended to me and my delegation on my first state visit to your country.”


Toast of President Aquino for the state dinner hosted by Governor General Johnston, May 7, 2015

Today, just as the Philippines thanks Canada, we also commit ourselves to strengthen the already robust friendship between us, and endeavor to forge a kind of economic relationship that redounds to the betterment of the peoples of Canada and the Philippines.


President Aquino’s remarks upon arriving at Rideau Hall, Ottawa, May 7, 2015

President Benigno S. Aquino III delivered the following remarks upon arriving at Rideau Hall, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on May 7, 2015. He is in Canada for a state visit upon the invitation of the Prime Minister.


Speech: President Aquino meets the Filipino Community in Chicago [English]

As part of a working visit to the United States, President Benigno S. Aquino III met and spoke with members of the Filipino community in Chicago, Illinois. The meet was held in the J.W. Marriott Hotel. Read an English translation of the transcript.


Speech: President Aquino meets the Filipino Community in Chicago

As part of a working visit to the United States, President Benigno S. Aquino III met and spoke with members of the Filipino community in Chicago, Illinois. The meet was held in the J.W. Marriott Hotel. Watch the video and read a transcript of the President’s speech.