SONA of Noynoy Aquino (July 25, 2011) Replay

President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III will deliver his second State of the Nation Address at 4:00 p.m. PST today, July 25, 2011. PNoy will be addressing the 15th Congress as it embarks on its Second Regular Session at the Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City, Philippines.

SONA 2011 Video ReplayThe delivery by the President of the Philippines of the SONA is a yearly tradition wherein the President reports on the status of the country, and may also propose to Congress, before which the address is delivered, certain proposals for legislation that are believed to be necessary. Article VII, Section 23 of the 1987 Constitution mandates that “[t]he President shall address the Congress at the opening of its regular session.”

The SONA as an annual practice began during the Commonwealth of the Philippines. The 1935 Constitution, as amended, states in Article VII, Section 5 that “[t]he President shall from time to time give to the Congress information on the state of the Nation, and recommend to its consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient.”

Watch the full video replay of the 2011 SONA of President Noynoy Aquino:

You can also download the 2011 SONA video from here.