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    Speeches

    • Emancipating Filipino Children From Ignorance

      Posted in Speeches on Sep 08, 2016

      8 September 2016 Keynote Message at the National Education Summit, Synergeia Foundation and Partners, Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) Early last year, in one of my speeches, I shared a story about a classroom in the third district of Camarines Sur, with 38 students and only nine chairs. I remember exactly how I felt when

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    • Agrarian Reform at the Root of Inclusive Development

      Posted in Speeches on Sep 05, 2016

      5 September 2016 Keynote Speech delivered by Undersecretary Philip Dy, Chief of Staff, Office of the Vice President, at the Asia Land Forum, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Ortigas Center, Pasig City I hope you can indulge me as I begin with a brief story. It’s one that some of you here are already familiar with, and

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    • Fires That Light Our Path

      Posted in Speeches on Sep 05, 2016

      5 September 2016 Keynote Address during the Conferment Ceremonies of the 2016 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos, Metrobank Plaza Auditorium, Makati City Thank you very much for this privilege to speak before you today. It gives me great joy and pride to address all thirty awardees for this year’s “Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos.” You are our

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    • The Power of Ideas Bigger than Ourselves

      Posted in Speeches on Sep 01, 2016

      31 August 2016 Keynote Message at the Ramon Magsaysay Awards, Cultural Center of the Philippines, Pasay City It is with deep honor and much emotion that I address all of you today. One, because each of the nominees for the Ramon Magsaysay Awards, often called Asia’s Nobel Prize, had been chosen on the basis of

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    • The Missing Solutions

      Posted in Speeches on Aug 31, 2016

      31 August 2016 Message at the Brewing@AIM, Asian Institute of Management, Makati City On the day I assumed my post as Vice President, I made a promise to the Filipino people. My office would be a listening office. We would go to the smallest, far-thest, poorest barangays during our first 100 days and during the

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