State of the Nation Address : Saan KAMI sa Puso MO (Walong Taon na ang nakalipas “Pagbabalik Sulyap sa SONA ni PGMA”)
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“Instead of speculating, let us further strengthen the financial sector. We will design innovative policies to develop our capital market. We will set up a secondary housing mortgage market, an asset management company, and a provident fund for overseas Filipinos”.
“I ask Congress to enact a law giving Overseas Filipinos, who continue to play a critical role in the country’s economic and social stability, giving them the right to vote”.
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“The Filipinos is now recognized as a truly global worker, both at home and abroad”.
“Eight Million Filipinos live and work abroad, in jobs where they enjoy the unbeatable comparative advantages of an English speaking education, advanced skills and a uniquely caring nature”.
“The Filipino people will work anywhere because he is not afraid, like Manny Pacquiao, given the chance to compete, he will take it and he will win. It was only fitting that because of your work in Congress, Overseas Filipinos were given the overseas voting right”.
“Why was Angelo Dela Cruz saved? Because I stuck to my oath. Since I first became President in 2001, my declared foreign policy focus has been to protect the vital interest of the nation, including our eight million overseas Filipinos”.
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“Sa ating mga OFW, tunay kayong mga bagong bayani. Sa inyong paglilingkod sa pamilya, sa ating bayan at sa Diyos, maraming salamat”.
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“I care for our OFWs, famed for their skill, integrity and untiring labor, who send home their pay as the only way to touch loved ones so far away. Nagpupugay ako ngayon sa kanilang mga karaniwang Pilipino”.