President Rodrigo Roa Duterte chats with former members of the New People’s Army during the ceremonial awarding of housing units to former rebels at the Freedom Residences in Tagum City on July 16, 2019.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte chats with former members of the New People’s Army during the ceremonial awarding of housing units to former rebels at the Freedom Residences in Tagum City on July 16, 2019. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
A former rebel receives a new pair of shoes from Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on the sidelines of the ceremonial awarding of the housing units to former members of the New People’s Army at the Freedom Residences in Tagum City on July 16, 2019. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte chats with a former member of the New People’s Army after the latter received a new pair of shoes from Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on the sidelines of the ceremonial awarding of the housing units to former members of the New People’s Army at the Freedom Residences in Tagum City on July 16, 2019. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte chats with a former member of the New People’s Army after the latter received a new pair of shoes from Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on the sidelines of the ceremonial awarding of the housing units to former members of the New People’s Army at the Freedom Residences in Tagum City on July 16, 2019. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO