President Rodrigo Roa Duterte Leads Events in Malacañan Palace

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the oath-taking ceremony of newly-appointed officials in Malacañan Palace on August 29, 2017, explains anew that the lowest bid in the procurement process has been the source of corruption in government. RUJI ABAT/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte administers the oath of office for the newly-appointed officials during a ceremony in Malacañan Palace on August 29, 2017. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte administers the oath of office for the newly-appointed officials during a ceremony in Malacañan Palace on August 29, 2017. RENE LUMAWAG/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the oath-taking ceremony of newly-appointed officials in Malacañan Palace on August 29, 2017, announces that he is mulling the creation of a new Anti-Graft Commission to investigate complaint of corruption in government. RENE LUMAWAG/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets newly-appointed Bureau of Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña on the sidelines of the oath-taking ceremony of newly-appointed officials in Malacañan Palace on August 29, 2017. RENE LUMAWAG/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte interacts with the young participants from Marawi City who joined the Tabak Educational Tour. The participants visited the President in Malacañan Palace on August 29, 2017. RENE LUMAWAG/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte does the peace sign as he poses for a photo with the young participants from Marawi City who joined Tabak Educational Tour. The participants visited the President in Malacañan Palace on August 29, 2017. RENE LUMAWAG/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a selfie with the Tabak Educational Tour: Peaceful Environment for Marawi Children participants who visited the President in Malacañan Palace on August 29, 2017. RENE LUMAWAG/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte interacts with the Tabak Educational Tour: Peaceful Environment for Marawi Children participants who visited the President in Malacañan Palace on August 29, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte meets with House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, House Majority Floor Leader Rodolfo Fariñas, Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go, Senator Vicente Sotto III and Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III in Malacañan Palace on August 29, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte administers the oath of office for the newly-appointed officials during a ceremony in Malacañan Palace on August 29, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the oath-taking ceremony of newly-appointed officials in Malacañan Palace on August 29, 2017, reiterates that he is willing to step down as President if any of his children is involved in graft and corruption. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presides over the second Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) Meeting in Malacañan Palace on August 29, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte interacts with the Tabak Educational Tour: Peaceful Environment for Marawi Children participants who visited the President in Malacañan Palace on August 29, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in a message during the visit of Tabak Educational Tour: Peaceful Environment for Marawi Children participants in Malacañan Palace on August 29, 2017, is bent on rehabilitating Marawi City after it is freed from the threats of the Maute terrorist group. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets Senator Franklin Drilon prior to the start of the second Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) Meeting in Malacañan Palace on August 29, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets Senator Ralph Recto prior to the start of the second Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) Meeting in Malacañan Palace on August 29, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in a message during the visit of Tabak Educational Tour: Peaceful Environment for Marawi Children participants in Malacañan Palace on August 29, 2017, is bent on rehabilitating Marawi City after it is freed from the threats of the Maute terrorist group. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses with the young participants from Marawi City who joined the Tabak Educational Tour. The participants visited the President in Malacañan Palace on August 29, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte interacts with the young participants from Marawi City who joined the Tabak Educational Tour. The participants visited the President in Malacañan Palace on August 29, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte meets with House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, House Majority Floor Leader Rodolfo Fariñas, Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go, Senator Vicente Sotto III and Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III in Malacañan Palace on August 29, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presides over the second Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) Meeting in Malacañan Palace on August 29, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets Senator Franklin Drilon prior to the start of the second Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) Meeting in Malacañan Palace on August 29, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets Senator Ralph Recto prior to the start of the second Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) Meeting in Malacañan Palace on August 29, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO