President Rodrigo Roa Duterte during the awarding of incentives to top performing athletes of the Philippine delegation to the recently concluded 18th Asian Games at the Rizal Hall of Malacañan Palace on September 12, 2018

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signs an autograph for one of the guests during the awarding of incentives to top performing athletes of the Philippine delegation to the recently concluded 18th Asian Games at the Rizal Hall of Malacañan Palace on September 12, 2018. Also in the photo are Leyte Fourth District Representative Lucy Torres-Gomez and Ormoc City Mayor and Asian Games Chef de Mission Richard Gomez. REY BANIQUET/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte takes time to appreciate the gold medal garnered by golfer Yuka Saso while awarding the Presidential citation to the latter during a ceremony at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on September 12, 2018. Saso is one of the gold medalists of the Philippine delegation to the recently concluded 18th Asian Games held in Indonesia. Assisting the President in handing out the incentives are Secretary Christopher Lawrence ‘Bong’ Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President and Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea. REY BANIQUET/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte awards the Presidential citation and incentive to weightlifer Hidilyn Diaz during a ceremony at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on September 12, 2018. Diaz is one of the gold medalists of the Philippine delegation to the recently concluded 18th Asian Games held in Indonesia. Joining the President are Cavite 7th District Representative Abraham Tolentino, Secretary Christopher Lawrence ‘Bong’ Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President, and Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea. REY BANIQUET/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte extends his hand to skater Margielyn Didal who showed a gesture of respect to the President before receiving the Presidential citation and incentive during a ceremony at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on September 12, 2018. Didal is one of the gold medalists of the Philippine delegation to the recently concluded 18th Asian Games held in Indonesia. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte awards the Presidential citation and incentive to Wushu artist Agatha Wong during a ceremony at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on September 12, 2018. Wong is one of the bronze medalists of the Philippine delegation to the recently concluded 18th Asian Games held in Indonesia. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Secretary Christopher Lawrence ‘Bong’ Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President flashes the signature pose of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte with boxer Rogen Ladon, skater Margielyn Didal, and weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz during the awarding of incentives to top performing athletes of the Philippine delegation to the recently concluded 18th Asian Games in a ceremony at the Rizal Hall in Malacañang on September 12, 2018. Both Didal and Diaz went home with gold medals in their respective sport while Ladon won a silver. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO