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Duterte delivers 48-minute expletive-free Sona speech

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 06:33 PM July 23, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his third State of the Nation Address before a joint session of Congress on Monday, July 23, 2018. (Photo from an RTVM video)

President Rodrigo Duterte delivered a 48-minute expletive-free speech during his third State of the Nation Address.

The President drew 34 applauses from the audience as he detailed the accomplishment of his administration and laid out his plans for his remaining term.


Known for his long impromptu speeches, Duterte stuck to his prepared speech except for a few adlibs.

Duterte’s first SONA in 2016 lasted for one hour and 32 minutes while his second Sona lasted for two hours.


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