PHOTOS

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, and Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III pose for a photo with the representatives from various Government-Owned and -Controlled Corporations (GOCCs) during the GOCCs Day at the Rizal Hall of Malacañan Palace on August 15, 2018. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of the State of Qatar Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani pose for a photo as the latter paid a courtesy call on the President at Malacañan Palace on August 15, 2018. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte strikes his signature pose with the officers of the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) during a dinner hosted by the President in Malacañan Palace on August 14, 2018. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with the officers of the Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (FFCCCII) after receiving the replica of the Marawi Filipino-Chinese Friendship Dome during a ceremony at Malacañan Palace on August 14, 2018. VALERIE ESCALERA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte scans through the document before signing the dismissal order of Philippine Military Academy (PMA) Comptroller Hector Maraña at Malacañan Palace on August 14, 2018. Maraña's dismissal stemmed from his alleged misuse of the P15-million worth of allowance for the cadets. Assisting the President is Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte takes time to examine a painting of Tomas Pinpin as he makes his way to the Heroes Hall of Malacañan Palace on August 14, 2018. Accompanying the President is Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Koji Haneda who paid a courtesy call on the President at Malacañan Palace on August 14, 2018. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte receives the Pledge of Commitment of the Angat Lahat Alliance Organization from Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship Jose Ma. Concepcion III during the launch of the Go Negosyo’s ‘Pilipinas Angat Lahat’ program at the Rizal Hall of Malacañan Palace on August 14, 2018. Also in the photo are Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez and House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte interacts with the athletes of the Philippine delegation to the 18th Asian Games as he leads the ceremonial send-off at the Rizal Hall of Malacañan Palace on August 13, 2018. The Philippine delegation is set to compete in Indonesia from August 18 to September 2. Joining the President is Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President. REY BANIQUET/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO