President Rodrigo Roa Duterte salutes the military and police officials as he prepares to board a plane bound for the People’s Republic of China at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City on August 28, 2019.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accorded foyer honors as he prepares to board a plane bound for the People’s Republic of China at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City on August 28, 2019. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Military and police officials salute President Rodrigo Roa Duterte as he prepares to leave for the People’s Republic of China at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City on August 28, 2019. With the military and police officials is Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Martin Andanar. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte flashes his signature pose while onboard a plane bound for the People’s Republic of China at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City on August 28, 2019. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte boards a plane bound for the People’s Republic of China at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City on August 28, 2019. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with military and police officials as he prepares to board a plane bound for the People’s Republic of China at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City on August 28, 2019. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with military and police officials as he prepares to board a plane bound for the People’s Republic of China at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City on August 28, 2019. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte bids farewell to Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Martin Andanar and Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año as he prepares to board a plane bound for the People’s Republic of China at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City on August 28, 2019. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is welcomed by a military officer upon his arrival at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City as he prepares to board a plane bound for the People’s Republic of China on August 28, 2019. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO