PHOTOS: President Rody’s second State of the Nation Address

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President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accompanied by House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, Senator Vicente Sotto III, and Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff General Eduardo Año upon his arrival at the Batasang Pambansa to deliver his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 24, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is greeted by Senator Vicente Sotto and Ilocos Norte First District Representative Rodolfo Fariñas upon his arrival at the Batasang Pambansa for his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 24, 2017. RENE LUMAWAG/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte arrives at the Batasang Pambansa for his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 24, 2017. RENE LUMAWAG/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is greeted by members of the Senate and the House of Representatives upon his arrival at the Batasang Pambansa for his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 24, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte waves to the guests as he arrives at the Plenary Hall of the Batasang Pambansa to deliver his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 24, 2017. REY BANIQUET/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is greeted by members of the Senate and the House of Representatives upon his arrival at the Batasang Pambansa for his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 24, 2017. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte submits the proposed budget for 2018 to House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez after delivering his second State of the Nation Address at the Batasang Pambansa on July 24, 2017. RENE LUMAWAG/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is joined by Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez as he shows a gesture of respect upon his arrival at the plenary hall of the Batasang Pambansa to deliver his second State of the Nation Address on July 24, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) at the Batasang Pambansa on July 24, 2017, declares that he has ordered the P1-billiion increase worth of assistance to the Overseas Filipino Workers. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Members of the Senate and Congress as well as other dignitaries applaud as President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers his second State of the Nation Address at the Batasang Pambansa on July 24, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his second second State of the Nation Address (SONA) at the Batasang Pambansa on July 24, 2017, reiterates that progress and development in the country will come when the issues of illegal drugs and criminality are addressed. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) at the Batasang Pambansa on July 24, 2017. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) at the Batasang Pambansa on July 24, 2017, announces that he is promoting mining operations that are not harmful to the environment. He also warned mining companies to do away from destructive mining practices. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s children Sebastian and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio attend the second State of the Nation Address at the Batasang Pambansa on July 24, 2017. Joining the President’s children are Sebastian’s partner Kate Necesario and Sara’s husband Manases. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) at the Batasang Pambansa on July 24, 2017, lauds the House of Representatives for approving the first package of the tax reform bill. He then asked the Senate to fast track its passage. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Members of the Senate and Congress laugh as President Rodrigo Roa Duterte cracks a joke in the middle of his second State of the Nation Address at the Batasang Pambansa on July 24, 2017. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte takes time to pose for a selfie with guests after delivering his second State of the Nation Address at the Batasang Pambansa on July 24, 2017. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte appears before protesters outside the Batasang Pambansa after delivering his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 24, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte appears before protesters outside the Batasang Pambansa after delivering his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 24, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in a press conference following his second State of the Nation Address at the Batasang Pambansa on July 24, 2017, announces that the he will reallocate the budget for the peace talks with the Communist Party of the Philippines to the improvement of the military capabilities of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. REY BANIQUET/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
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