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    Speeches

    • The Role of Universities in Promoting Social Innovation and Social Responsibility

      Posted in Speeches on Aug 14, 2018

      Message at the Hanyang University’s Social Innovation Forum Lecture Seoul, Korea Good morning, everyone. It is such a privilege to be here today at Hanyang University – Seoul Campus. The university is one of the most prestigious and top research universities, not only in South Korea, but in all of Asia. What an exciting time

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    • What It Means to Empower Our Youth Today

      Posted in Speeches on Aug 13, 2018

      Message at the Launching of the 2nd Asia-Pacific Youth Exchange Hanyang University ERICA Campus, Ansan, South Korea It is an honor to be invited here today, to speak before such a beautiful crowd of very young people, and to celebrate their innovative ventures, as we open the second Asia-Pacific Youth Exchange here in South Korea.

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    • The Indomitable Spirit of a Freedom Fighter

      Posted in Speeches on Jul 28, 2018

      Message at the Liberal International Prize for Freedom 2018 Awarding Ceremony for Senator Leila de Lima Novotel Manila Araneta Center, Quezon City Thank you very much. Kindly take your seats. Former President Benigno Aquino III; Senate Minority Leader Frank Drilon; our president—the President of the Liberal Party of the Philippines—Senator Kiko Pangilinan; members of the House of Representatives who are present; local government officials who are present; former

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    • A Sense of National Self-Esteem

      Posted in Speeches on Jul 24, 2018

      Message at the Book Launching of Marites D. Vitug’s “Rock Solid: How the Philippines Won Its Maritime Case Against China” Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City Thank you, kindly take your seats. Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio; Justice Marvic Leonen; Justice Angelina Sandoval-Gutierrez; Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales; our former DFA Secretary, Ambassador Albert del Rosario; Dr.

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    • Adulting and Nation-Building

      Posted in Speeches on Jul 21, 2018

      Message at the Young Professionals Summit 2018 De La Salle University, Taft Avenue, City of Manila Thank you very much. Kindly take your seats. Good afternoon, everyone. [Audience: “Good afternoon!”] I’m sorry to be coming a little late. I was telling the brothers that traffic was horrible this afternoon, and they were telling me traffic

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