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At A Glance

/ 05:28 AM July 26, 2011

ANTIGOVERNMENT protesters burn an effigy of President Aquino along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City on Monday. MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

Message to the world is clear: What is ours is ours, setting foot on Recto Bank is like setting foot on Recto Avenue.

PH will elevate Spratlys spat to the United Nations.


There’s pride now in working in gov’t.

We can’t ignore crimes of the past; we have to hold people accountable.


Special mention of Pagasa for delivering reliable advice and warnings

Compensate victims of martial law and grant our househelp salaries they deserve.

2012 budget proposal to be delivered to Congress today.

Now, you know your taxes are going where they should; no reason not to pay proper taxes.

1.7M self-employed and professional taxpayers like lawyers and doctors who pay an average of only P5,783 in income tax, which means each earned only P8,500 monthly

Confidence of investors revived in the DOE; 140 firms ready to join exploration of our oil and natural gas resources.

Cut the importation of rice; shortage before of 2.3M metric tons is down to 660,000.


All DPWH projects required to having work programs have so far saved P2.5B; about P6 to P7B by year’s end.

Credit ratings upgraded by Moody’s, Standard and Poor’s, Fitch and Japan Credit Ratings Agency

Upgrade of AFP capability

Unemployment rate down at 7.2% from 8% in April 2010

Car theft curbed

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton noted the “sea change’’ in the Aquino administration, which has taken off PH from the human trafficking watch list.

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