Duterte takes a break, goes to Makati mall to window shop
President Rodrigo Duterte took a break from his busy schedule and went out to window shop at an upscale mall in Makati City over the weekend.
Special Assistant to the President Secretary Christopher “Bong” Go said the President only wanted to take a breather and wind down from his hectic schedule.
Last Saturday night, Mr. Duterte went to Greenbelt 5 after gracing the 51st annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) held at EDSA Shangri-La Hotel in Mandaluyong City.
The President went to the Jaeger Le Coultre boutique, Go said, but did not buy anything.
“Tingin lang kasi matagal na siya di nakaka-ikot man lang,” Go said in a text message.
Videos circulating on social media showed Duterte, despite being under tight security, getting surrounded by mallgoers.
The President granted “selfies” with some mallgoers and even talked to some of them.
This was not the first time Mr. Duterte dropped by a mall to stroll and shop. In December 2017, he also went to Greenbelt to buy a bag. /kga
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