AFP Modernization Act

May 17, 2012

Senate Session Hall;Article II, Section 3 of the Philippine Constitution states that, “The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is the protector of the people and the State. Its goal is to secure the sovereignty of the State and the integrity of the national territory.”

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ALSP Conference on Mining

April 25, 2012

Ateneo de Davao University;cattered in the breadth and depth of about one-third of the country’s total land mass are minerals. Around fourteen million hectares of the total 30 million hectares of Philippine soil contain copious amounts of mineral reserves.

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Earth Day 2012 Message

April 21, 2012

Kaangkan Park, Marikina City;Allow me to thank everyone for coming here today to take part in our celebration of Earth Day 2012. I am particularly grateful to the City Government of Marikina for hosting this event, and to the Department of Natural Resources and the Sangguniang Kabataan National Federation for partnering with Luntiang Pilipinas in this initiative.

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