President Rodrigo Roa Duterte attends the business forum at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, Japan on May 29, 2019.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accompanied by Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez upon his arrival at the Imperial Hotel for the business forum on May 29, 2019. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte witnesses the program proper during the business forum at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, Japan on May 29, 2019. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accompanied by Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez upon his arrival at the Imperial Hotel for the business forum on May 29, 2019. Also in the photo is Senator-elect Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets an official from one of the companies during the business forum at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, Japan on May 29, 2019. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte gestures to the attendees during the business forum at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, Japan on May 29, 2019. Accompanying the President is his long-time partner Cielito Avanceña. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte witnesses the program proper during the business forum at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, Japan on May 29, 2019. Accompanying the President are his long-time partner Cielito Avanceña, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, and Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO