Most Filipinos have been waiting for the President’s Fourth State of the Nation Address. Many speculations have been said and published . According to some surveys , the president’s popularity rating decreases . The time , most Filipinos have been waiting for , finally came, on July 22, 2013 President Benigno Simeon “PNoy” Aquino III delivered his fourth annual State of the Nation Address in Batasang Pambansa Complex, Quezon City with the theme, “Sa Gitna ng Daang Matuwid.” The SONA which lasts for almost two hours was then reported to be the longest SONA the President ever made .
The President stressed some important national issues as the Bangsamoro peace framework, success of his Pantawid ng Pamilyang Pilipino Program, more TESDA scholars, housing program for informal settlers and the 7.8% GDP last year, RH Law, Sin Tax Law, AFP Modernization Act and the K-12 Law.