July 24, 2021
I would like to laud the Mapulang Lupa National High School – Valenzuela, the Department of Education, and the JCI Senate Philippines in advocating for the importance of time consciousness and honesty.
July 20, 2021
Strengthening the values of punctuality and honesty boosts a person’s integrity and contribute in one’s successes. We have to complement our academic achievements with these virtues for us to be truly successful in life.
I believe that these virtues do not come naturally. Instead, these are gradually imbibed and learned […]
As the whole nation celebrates the Eid’l Adha, I join our Muslim brothers and sisters in commemorating the Feast of the Sacrifice, Ibrahim’s willingness to obey Allah even to the extent of sacrificing his son.
July 20, 2021
May we appreciate this reminder and take this time to reflect on the lessons that this feast signifies – strong faith and the admirable act of being selfless, obedient and willing to surrender to the will of God.
Regardless of beliefs and religion, I encourage everyone to […]
Nais kong ipaabot ang aking pagbati sa aking mga kasimanwa sa pagdiriwang ng 43rd National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week.
July 14, 2021
Sa ating patuloy na pagsusulong ng pantay na karapatan at benepisyo para sa bawat Antiqueño ay huwag sana nating ipagsawalang-bahala ang kapakanan ng ating mga kasimanwa na nangangailangan ng dagdag pag-alalay dahil sa kanilang mga dinadalang kapansanan. Ang tunay na pag-unlad ay pagbangon at pag-usad ng isang lipunan nang walang naiiwan at naaapakan.
Nais kong kilalanin ang mga kontribusyon ng […]
My sincere greetings of solidarity with everyone ensuring that environmental enforcement in the Philippines reaches not just the minimum requirements of being fair, swift and certain, but also topnotch.
The many pillars of the criminal justice system in the country are faced with so many difficulties and are often hobbled with problems that make them unfair, slow and, for many environmental crimes, people expect to get away with their actions, based on the mindset that there really is not enough enforcement […]
July 12, 2021
My warmest greetings to our colleagues from ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute, and everyone else joining this session to shed light on the enormity of the climate emergency at the global level and in the Philippines, and to show the urgent need for ambitious and decisive action across all sectors.
I am looking forward particularly to the question-and-answer session later, and I am honored and excited to share insights and lessons from my own experiences in the Philippines, where I have […]