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July 28, 2014

ManilaSpeak’s Google Hangout: State of the Nation Address 2014

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Today ManilaSpeak hosts the first ever post-SONA Google Hangout where the public can watch live commentary by ManilaSpeak authors at 6:00 p.m.

Panelists for the Google Hangout are:

Dr. Benjamin Diokno, PhD

University of the Philippines Economics Professor and former Budget Secretary Ben Diokno will discuss the state of the Philippine economy.

Find more articles by Dr. Ben Diokno in his bi-weekly column in
Economic Understanding

Atty. Rod Vera
Intellectual property lawyer Rod Vera will comment on the Freedom of Information Bill and other legal issues.

Read Atty. Rod Vera’s commentary on legal issues in his weekly column in
The Sweat of the Brow

Fr. Benny Tuazon
Fr. Benny Tuazon is the Executive Director for the Ministry on Ecology of the Archdiocese of Manila. He is an advocate for protecting the environment.

Read his ManilaSpeak column:
Nurture Our World, NOW

Chit Juan
Pacita “Chit” Juan is a social entrepreneur, responsible for the social enterprise ECHOstore, the first specialty store of its kind in the Philippines. She also heads the Philippine Coffee Board Inc. and the Women’s Business Council of the Philippines.

Read her weekly column in ManilaSpeak:
Green Lane

Rey Langit
Rey Langit is the one of the most recognizable voices on Philippine radio. A multi-awarded broadcaster who has been covering the news since the time of Martial Law, he is currently the Chairman of the Metro Manila Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (Metro Manila – KBP) and anchor of IZ Balita Nationwide on dwIZ 882 kHz.

Read his weekly column in ManilaSpeak:
Inyong Kasangga.

Elizabeth Angsioco

Beth Angsioco is Chairperson of Democratic Socialist Women of the Philippines and was an active advocate of the RH Law. Find her on Twitter @bethangsioco
Margaux Salcedo
Margaux Salcedo, former newscaster of GMA7, will moderate the Google Hangout.
Find her on Twitter @margauxsalcedo


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