President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Order of National Scientist on Dr. Emil Javier during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on January 7, 2020.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte listens to the message of Dr. Emil Javier, who was conferred with the Order of National Scientist at the Malacañan Palace on January 7, 2020. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Order of National Scientist on Dr. Emil Javier during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on January 7, 2020. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Order of National Scientist on Dr. Emil Javier during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on January 7, 2020. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Order of National Scientist on Dr. Emil Javier during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on January 7, 2020. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Order of National Scientist on Dr. Emil Javier during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on January 7, 2020. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for posterity with the family of Dr. Emil Javier, who was conferred with the Order of National Scientist at the Malacañan Palace on January 7, 2020. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO