President Rodrigo Roa Duterte Graces the 43rd PBC and Expo Concluding Ceremony

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte witnesses the program proper during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017. Joining the President on stage are Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) Chairman Benedicto Yujuico, Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez, PCCI President George Barcelon, and 43rd PBC Chairman Jose Leviste Jr. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte witnesses the program proper during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017. Also in the photo are Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar and Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is assisted by Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) President George Barcelon and Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez in preparing the medal for one of the awardees during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers to International Chamber of Commerce-PH (ICCP) Global Excellence Award to Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) Honorary Chairman and COO Donald Dee during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte applauds as he witnesses the program proper during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017. Joining the President on stage are Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez and Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) President George Barcelon. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte gets a warm welcome upon his arrival at the Manila Hotel for his attendance to the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo on October 19, 2017. Accompanying the President is Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) President George Barcelon. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows a gesture of respect as he takes center stage during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers a special award to 42nd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) Chairman Angelito Colona during the 43rd PBC and Expo at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017. Assisting the President is Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with International Chamber of Commerce-PH (ICCP) Global Excellence Awardee Unitop General Merchandise President and CEO Ricardo Brito during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017. Also in the photo is Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with International Chamber of Commerce-PH (ICCP) Global Excellence Awardee Philippine Silk Road Chamber Executive Chairman Johnny Sy during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017. Also in the photo is Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with International Chamber of Commerce-PH (ICCP) Global Excellence Awardee Philippine Liwayway Marketing Chairman Carlos Chan during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017. Also in the photo are Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with International Chamber of Commerce-PH (ICCP) Global Excellence Awardee SM Investments Vice Chairperson of the Board Teresita Sy-Coson during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017. Also in the photo is Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with Bohol Governor Chatto who received the Most Business-Friendly LGU Provincial Level Award during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017. Also in the photo is Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with Muntinlupa City Mayor Jaime Fresnedi who received the Most Business-Friendly LGU City Level 1 Award during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017. Also in the photo is Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with Tagum City Mayor Allan Rellon who received the Most Business-Friendly LGU City Level 2 Award during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017. Also in the photo is Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with Vigan City Mayor Juan Carlos Medina who received the Most Business-Friendly LGU City Level 3 Award during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Most Business-Friendly LGU Municipal Level 1 Award to Calaca, Batangas Mayor Sofronio Ona during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017. Assisting the President is Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with the Most Outstanding Chamber for NCR Awardee Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) Paranaque President Lolita Duria during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017. Also in the photo is Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Most Outstanding Chamber for North Luzon Award to Metro Angeles Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Arsenio Valdez during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with Most Outstanding Chamber for South Luzon City Level 1 Awardee San Pablo City Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Rolando dela Cruz during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017. Also in the photo is Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Most Outstanding Chamber for Visayas City Level 1 Award to Ormoc City Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Jude Abenoja during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017. Also in the photo is Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with the Most Outstanding Chamber for Mindanao Provincial Level 1 Awardee Surigao Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Concepcion Paqueo during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017. Also in the photo is Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Most Outstanding Chamber in Visayas Hall of Fame Award to Negros Oriental Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Edward Du during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017. Also in the photo is Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with the Most Outstanding Chamber for Mindanao City Level Hall of Fame Awardee Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Ronald Go during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017. Also in the photo is Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry National Excellence Awardee Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Melanie Ng during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017. Also in the photo is Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo concluding ceremony at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017, reiterates his vow to eliminate corruption in government, purge the country of illegal drugs and deal with the enemies of the state. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte chats with Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez on the sidelines of 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017. Also in the photo are Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar and Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte leads the awarding ceremony during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo concluding ceremony at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017. Assisting the President are 43rd PBC Chairman Jose Leviste Jr., Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) Chairman Benedicto Yujuico, PCCI President George Barcelon, and Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte leads the awarding ceremony during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo concluding ceremony at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo concluding ceremony at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017, reiterates his vow to eliminate corruption in government, purge the country of illegal drugs and deal with the enemies of the state. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo concluding ceremony at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017, reiterates his vow to eliminate corruption in government, purge the country of illegal drugs and deal with the enemies of the state. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO