No holds barred: What netizens expect from SONA 2017

Bryan Reyes and Ivy Pedida, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jul 24 2017 12:28 AM | Updated as of Jul 24 2017 03:04 PM


Known for his no-holds-barred speeches and fiery statements, President Rodrigo Duterte is scheduled to deliver his second State of the Nation Address on Monday, and many are eager to hear about the changes that have happened one year after he became the highest official of the land.

ABS-CBN News asked netizens what they expect from the President's second SONA, and many said that beyond national concerns, they also want to hear about issues that are close to them like employment, health, education and eradication of corruption.


Political group BAYAN Occidental Mindoro, meanwhile, want President Duterte to continue peace talks.


Netizens also aired their concerns about the worsening traffic situation in Metro Manila and the stricter implementation of traffic laws.


A netizen also demanded the passage of the Freedom of Information Bill.


While others are waiting for concrete reports from the President, there are those who still expect to hear his colorful tirades and expletives.