Close  

After absence from public eye, Duterte photo with family released

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 07:51 AM August 19, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte’s partner Honeylet Avanceña on Monday released a photo of the Chief Executive who has not been seen in public for more than a week.

In a photo shared to the media Sunday night, Duterte is seen with Avanceña and their daughter, Veronica in their Davao City home.

ADVERTISEMENT

duterte, honeylet, kitty,

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo earlier said the President was just busy with private meetings and paperwork.

Panelo told reporters that the President would likely be more visible this week.

READ: Where is Duterte? Just busy with paper works, meetings – spokesman
In the past, Duterte’s absence has sparked speculations about his health.

The President earlier revealed he had undergone colonoscopy and endoscopy and that he has been undergoing regular blood tests.

The 74-year-old chief executive also previously admitted suffering from Buerger’s disease, migraine, and back pains due to smoking during his youth.

Duterte’s longtime aide and now Sen. Christopher “Bong” Go said the President was already in Malacañang as of Monday morning. / gsg

ADVERTISEMENT
Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: absence, Davao, home, Honeylet Avanceña, Kitty, Local news, Malacañang, news, paper works, Philippines, Photo, Rodrigo Duterte, seriously ill, updates, Veronica
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2019 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.