Duterte’s officially arrives at South Korea
President Duterte on Sunday met with individuals from the Filipino community at the Grand Hilton hotel and convention center at 4 p.m. (3 p.m. in Manila) to say thanks to them for their sacrifices for their families and for their commitments to the Philippines’ financial advancement.
The President arrived sooner than required Sunday morning for a three-day official visit upon the welcome of South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who he would meet on Monday at the Blue House, the executive office of the South Korean head of state.
Much obliged, apologizes to Kuwait
The President’s Philippine Airlines business flight arrived at the Incheon Airport at 4:57 a.m. (3:57 a.m. in Manila).
In a discourse before the Filipino communitty, the President said he might want to go to Kuwait “notwithstanding for only a couple of hours” and thank specialists for giving more assurance to abroad Filipino OFWs there, where most work as domestic helpers.
He expressed gratitude toward Kuwaiti authorities for guaranteeing that Filipino domestic helpers would be given better working conditions in the midst of prior instances of mishandle and abuse against them by Kuwaiti businesses.
He said these incorporated the confirmation that Filipino cleaning specialists would have the capacity to keep their PDAs and visas, have seven hours of rest, one-three day weekend from work, and also opportunity from lewd behavior.
The President likewise accepted the open door to apologize to Kuwait for brutal words he may have utilized amid the tallness of the political emergency between the two nations.
Visit to army installation
He specified the Kuwait issue in the wake of presenting Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III to the audience as the person who drove a political mission a month ago that effectively retouched ties amongst Manila and Kuwait.
Likewise in his speech, the President, in the wake of presenting National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr., said he would search for helicopters in South Korea after his administration rejected a P12-billion deal Canada to buy 16 Bell 412 battle utility helicopters.
Philippine Ambassador to South Korea Raul Hernandez said the Chief Executive was set to visit one of the army installations here to take a gander at “resistance gear.”
Likewise in his speech, the President said he had cautioned his Cabinet authorities against over the top voyages or they would be sacked.