Jul 23, 2018

The President’s State of the Nation Address is traditionally held on the fourth Monday of July, at exactly 4 p.m. An hour since its slated start, President Rodrigo Duterte has yet to deliver his speech.

In the interim, an ouster of House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez took place, followed by the oath-taking of Pampanga 2nd District Representative and former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

Filipinos, naturally, are taking their emotions online. Check out their reactions below:

Plot twists abound today:

SONA 2018 drinking game, anyone?

(Speaking of drinking games—our friends at SCOUT made one.)

Filipino time?

An unexpected comeback (?)

Game of Thrones

On the HOR drama:

Deathly Hallows

 

 

More tweets once Duterte finally decides to start his speech.

 

UPDATE:

Here are some reactions to points in the President’s speech:

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