President Rodrigo Roa Duterte leads the ceremonial switch-on for the electricity of Homonhon Island in Eastern Samar on March 18, 2021.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte together with Ambassador of Spain to the Philippines Jorge Moragas Sanchez, Senator Christopher Lawrence Go and Eastern Samar Governor Ben Evardone lead the unveiling of the Quincentennial Marker during the 500th Anniversary of the Philippine Part in the First Circumnavigation of the World held at the Veterans Park Calicoan Island in Guiuan, Eastern Samar  on March 18, 2021. ACE MORANDANTE/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte together with Ambassador of Spain to the Philippines Jorge Moragas Sanchez, Senator Christopher Lawrence Go and Eastern Samar Governor Ben Evardone lead the unveiling of the Quincentennial Marker during the 500th Anniversary of the Philippine Part in the First Circumnavigation of the World held at the Veterans Park Calicoan Island in Guiuan, Eastern Samar on March 18, 2021. ACE MORANDANTE/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo during the 500th Anniversary of the Philippine Part in the First Circumnavigation of the World held at the Veterans Park Calicoan Island in Guiuan, Eastern Samar  on March 18, 2021. ACE MORANDANTE/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo during the 500th Anniversary of the Philippine Part in the First Circumnavigation of the World held at the Veterans Park Calicoan Island in Guiuan, Eastern Samar on March 18, 2021. ACE MORANDANTE/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte attends the 500th Anniversary of the Philippine Part in the First Circumnavigation of the World held at the Veterans Park Calicoan Island in Guiuan, Eastern Samar on March 18, 2021. With him on stage are Senator Christopher Lawrence Go, Labor and Employment Secretary Silvestre Bello III, Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo, and Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Secretary Michael Lloyd Dino. ACE MORANDANTE/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte attends the 500th Anniversary of the Philippine Part in the First Circumnavigation of the World held at the Veterans Park Calicoan Island in Guiuan, Eastern Samar on March 18, 2021. With him on stage are Senator Christopher Lawrence Go, Labor and Employment Secretary Silvestre Bello III, Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo, and Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Secretary Michael Lloyd Dino. ACE MORANDANTE/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for posterity with Senator Christopher Lawrence Go and Philippine Postal Corporation Postmaster General Norman Fulgencio after the presentation of the “Murillo Velarde Map Circa 1734” Commemorative Stamp to the President during the 500th Anniversary of the Philippine Part in the First Circumnavigation of the World  at the Veterans Park  Calicoan Island in Guiuan, Eastern Samar  on March 18, 2021. The 1734 Murillo Velarde map is regarded as the first ever scientific map of the Philippines. REY BANIQUET/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for posterity with Senator Christopher Lawrence Go and Philippine Postal Corporation Postmaster General Norman Fulgencio after the presentation of the “Murillo Velarde Map Circa 1734” Commemorative Stamp to the President during the 500th Anniversary of the Philippine Part in the First Circumnavigation of the World at the Veterans Park Calicoan Island in Guiuan, Eastern Samar on March 18, 2021. The 1734 Murillo Velarde map is regarded as the first ever scientific map of the Philippines. REY BANIQUET/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO