President Rodrigo Roa Duterte leads the ceremony at the Presentation of Republic Acts at the Malacañan Palace on October 9, 2018.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shares a light moment with Labor and Employment Secretary Silvestre Bello III and Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea after receiving a copy of the Republic Act 11058 or “An Act Strengthening Compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Standards and Providing Penalties for Violations Thereof” during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on October 9, 2018. Also in the photo is House Speaker Gloria Arroyo. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte receives the copy of the Republic Act 11079 or “An Act Mandating the Integration of the Maasin City College into the Southern Leyte State University” from Commission on Higher Education Commissioner Prospero de Vera during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on October 9, 2018. Also in the photo are House Speaker Gloria Arroyo and Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers his speech after leading the presentation of three (3) Republic Acts (RA) at the Malacañan Palace on October 9, 2018. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with House Speaker Gloria Arroyo during a meeting at the Malacañan Palace on October 9, 2018. Accompanying the President is Secretary Christopher Lawrence ‘Bong’ Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte flashes his signature pose with the House Speaker Gloria Arroyo, Commission on Higher Education Commissioner Prospero de Vera, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea and other officials from the education sector after the presentation of the Republic Act 11079 or “An Act Mandating the Integration of the Maasin City College into the Southern Leyte State University” during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on October 9, 2018. REY BANIQUET/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO