President Rodrigo Roa Duterte takes a bow before the newly promoted generals and flag officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on May 27, 2019.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets the family members of one of the newly promoted generals of the Armed Forces of the Philippines during the oath taking ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on May 27, 2019. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte salutes one of the newly promoted generals of the Armed Forces of the Philippines during the oath taking ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on May 27, 2019. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets Philippine Navy Commander Vice Admiral Robert Empredad on the sidelines of the oath taking ceremony of the newly promoted generals and flag officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines at the Malacañan Palace on May 27, 2019. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Philippine Legion of Honor on newly promoted Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff General Benjamin Madrigal Jr. during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on May 27, 2019. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers his speech during the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) campaign rally at the South Cotabato Sports Complex in Koronadal City on March 26, 2019. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Philippine Legion of Honor on newly promoted Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff General Benjamin Madrigal Jr. during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on May 27, 2019. VALERIE ESCALERA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO