Duterte visits wake of John Gokongwei Jr., Bong Tan 

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 10:03 AM November 12, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte visited the wake of two business tycoons late Monday night and before dawn Tuesday.

Duterte condoled with the family of John Gokongwei Jr. at 11 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Park in Taguig on Monday.


President Duterte condoles with the family of John Gokongwei Jr. at the Heritage Memorial Park in Taguig City. (Photo courtesy of Sen. Bong Go)

Gokongwei Jr, 93, died peacefully on Saturday evening.

READ: John Gokongwei Jr., industry game changer; 93


The President also visited the wake of Lucio “Bong” Tan Jr., president of airline operator PAL Holdings Inc. at 12:30 a.m. at the Heritage Memorial Park in Taguig City.

bong tan

President Duterte extends his sympathies to business tycoon Lucio Tan, whose son, PAL Holdings Inc. president Lucio “Bong” Tan Jr. passed away Monday morning. (Photo courtesy of Sen. Bong Go)

READ: PAL Holdings president Lucio ‘Bong’ Tan Jr. dies

Tan passed away on Monday, two days after losing consciousness during a basketball match in Mandaluyong City.

READ: Malacañang condoles with Lucio Tan Jr.’s family

Duterte visited the wakes hours before he flew to Davao City where he would work for the next three days. /gsg

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