Category: Speech

Keynote Speech: Sampung Natatanging Kasambahay ng Pilipinas 2023

Delivered on January 25, 2023 Sampung Natatanging Kasambahay ng Pilipinas 2023 SENATOR JINGGOY EJERCITO ESTRADA  My special thanks go to Labor Secretary Bienvenido Laguesma for taking some time from his very busy schedule to be with us today on this momentous occasion. And also of course to my dear colleagues, for accepting our invitation to…
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Privilege Speech: Malupit na Sinapit sa Kuwait

Privilege Speech Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada 24 January 2023 1st Regular Session, 19th Congress Senate of the Philippines “Malupit na Sinapit sa Kuwait” Mister President, distinguished colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, I rise today on a matter of personal and collective privilege. A disturbing news last night caught my attention, the discovery last Sunday of the…
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Inspirational Message: National Youth Convention 2022

Inspirational Message National Youth Convention 2022 National Youth Commission, Lopez Hall of Leaders,  Philippine Military Academy, Baguio City November 26, 2022, Saturday, 3PM  Magandang hapon po sa inyong lahat. Nais kong pasalamatan ang National Youth Commission, sa pangunguna ni Chairman Ronald Gian Carlo Cardema, sa imbitasyon na maging bahagi at panauhing pandangal dito sa pagtitipong…
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Manifestation of Support to the Confirmation of ES Lucas Bersamin

This is to express my unequivocal support to the confirmation of the ad interim appointment of Mr. Lucas Purugganan Bersamin as Executive Secretary of the Office of the President. Our appointee is a well-respected jurist who began his career in the judiciary as the presiding judge of the Quezon City Regional Trial Court and then…
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Manifestation of Support to the Confirmation of Finance Secretary Benjamin Diokno

I join my distinguished colleagues in expressing support to the ad interim appointment of Benjamin Estoista Diokno as Secretary of the Department of Finance. His stellar reputation in the field of fiscal management and public finance is well known, if not legendary. Very few people can boast of earning the trust and confidence of multiple…
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Sponsorship Speech on Senate Bill No. 1480 under Committee Report No. 11 entitled, “Rationalizing the Disability Pension of Veterans”

SPONSORSHIP SPEECH  Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada  Chairperson, Senate Committee on National Defense and Security, Peace, Unification and Reconciliation  Senate Bill No. 1480 under Committee Report 11 Rationalizing the Disability Pension of Veterans  Ladies and gentlemen, distinguished colleagues of this august body, as your Chairperson of the Committee on National Defense and Security, Peace, Unification and Reconciliation, it is…
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Co-Sponsorship Speech on Senate Bill No. 1410 under Committee Report No. 8, “National Hijab Day”

Mr. President, it is my honor to co-sponsor Senate Bill No. 1410 under Committee Report No. 8 entitled An Act Declaring the First Day of February of Every Year as National Hijab Day.  It is my intent as principal author of this measure, having filed Senate Bill No. 805, to institutionalize the declaration of the…
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Privilege Speech on Filipino Film Industry

Mr. President, my dear colleagues, good afternoon. I rise today on a matter of personal and collective privilege. For the past several weeks, I have been subjected to numerous tirades over a comment I made during the hearing on the proposed 2023 budget of the Film Development Council of the Philippines or FDCP last October…
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Manifestation of Support to the confirmation of Atty. Bienvenido E. Laguesma as Secretary of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)

This is to convey my full support to the confirmation of the ad interim appointment of Atty. Bienvenido Estudillo Laguesma as Secretary of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). As Chairman of the Senate Committee on Labor, Employment and Human Resources Development, we will be working closely and frequently with the good Secretary in…
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Co-Sponsorship Remarks: Senate Resolutions Commending and Congratulating Ernest John “EJ” Obiena

Mr. President, distinguished colleagues, I rise today to join our colleagues in giving honor and paying tribute to a young but highly accomplished Filipino athlete, and our national pride Ernest John “EJ” Obiena.  His medal haul from various international competitions in the last six years, as recorded by the world athletics organization, is almost double…
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