Category: Speeches

Standing For Justice

My First Privilege Speech delivered before the Sangguniang Panlungsod of Bacolod on October 21, 2004 To my esteemed colleagues, the Honorable Members of the Sanggunian Panlungsod, other fellow workers in government, my fellow women lawyers and advocates for women and children’s rights, friends – good afternoon. I rise today for the first time ever to

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Speaking as Councilor and Counsel For The Earth

Privilege Speech Delivered by Councilor Jocelle Batapa-Sigue on April 23, 2008 before the Regular Session of Sangguniang Panlungsod of Bacolod At the outset – I want to state that I am delivering this privilege speech on the occasion of the on-going celebration of International Earth Day which was yesterday – actively participated in by at

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HOW DO WE EMPOWER CITIES TO BECOME DIGITAL CITIES?

Inspirational Message of Senator Sonny Angara DIGITAL CITIES PH AWARDS:  Best Practices in eGovernance for LGUs Friday, October 12, 2018| Jose Rizal Hall, PICC, Pasay City WHILE WE CONTINUE TEACHING STUDENTS GEOGRAPHY, HISTORY AND SOCIAL STUDIES USING MAPS THAT DIVIDE HUMANITY INTO COUNTRIES, THE WORLD TODAY SHOULD BE SEEN AS A COMPLEX WEB OF CONNECTIONS.  AND IN

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FULL TEXT OF THE STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS (SONA) OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE

[Delivered at the Session Hall of the House of Representatives, Batasang Pambansa Complex, Quezon City | 23 July 2018] Kindly sit down. Thank you for your courtesy. Senate President Vicente Sotto III and the members of the Senate; House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and the members of the House of Representatives; Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo;

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CONVERGENCE 2009

Speech of ATTY. JOCELLE BATAPA-SIGUE for CONVERGENCE 2009 delivered on SEPTEMBER 11, 2009 as CHAIR of the  Bacolod-Negros Occidental Federation for ICT (BNEFIT) Bacolod City topped in the criterion of business environment with a score of 96 percent among the Ten Next Wave Cities Scorecard Ranking” of the Commission on Information and Communication Technology (CICT),

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Stronger ICT Councils for A Smarter Philippines (3rd NICP Summit)

SPEECH OF ATTY. JOCELLE BATAPA-SIGUE as CHAIR, NATIONAL ICT CONFEDERATION OF THE PHILIPPINES (NICP) During the Opening of the 3rd NICP Summit in Bacolod on November 25, 2010 To use the term “leaders” to describe the composition of our congregation today is an understatement. Most of those outside of this room would probably be content,

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Negros First CyberCentre Briefing Document Delivered On April 30, 2015

Your Excellency – President Benigno S. Aquino III, Secretary Gregory Domingo, Governor Alfredo Maranon, Jr. Ladies and gentlemen – Good Morning. The Negros First CyberCenter is the first information technology multi-complex stand-alone building in Western Visayas with the Province of Negros Occidental as registered owner and developer. It is 25th special economic zone for information

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