President Duterte Receives Criticisms For Shopping in Hong Kong Amidst Economic Crisis
President Rodrigo Duterte receives criticism from the online community for shopping in Hong Kong amidst the economic crisis in the country.
Previously, Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher “Bong” Go has shared the photos of Mr. Duterte together with his family having a good time in Hong Kong, China.
Bong Go said that the president flew to Hong Kong with his partner Honeylet and daughter Kitty for a short vacation and rest.
President Duterte and his family also went shopping during his vacation, which has been publicized by his top aide.
Unfortunately, the social media criticized Mr. Duterte for having a vacation and shopping in Hong Kong amidst the economic woes in the Philippines.
Media: Sec, kamusta po ang pangulo today?
Harry: Ang atin pong pangulo ay umuwi ng Davao ngayong weekend para makapag pahinga.
Duterte: (spotted nagsho-shopping sa Uniqlo Hongkong)
26M: 🤣🤣🤣 pic.twitter.com/A6pvTxobbv
— Alt GovPH 🇵🇭 (@AltGovPH) October 6, 2018
Habang ang karamihan sa ating kababayan ay naghihirap , si duterte ay nasa Hongkong para mag shopping! Sabagay wala namn syang pakialam pic.twitter.com/iEZ93zmpOq
— Millennial Anarchist (@MillAnarchist) October 6, 2018
Duterte is “taking a rest” not from work but from his series of medical tests.
While Filipinos can hardly bear the increasing prices of basic commodities, the PH President is shopping and dining on expensive restos in Hongkong. https://t.co/0uxK8BzEAA
— Gabrielle (@Gabgrielle) October 6, 2018
May #RedOctober pero ang Presidente nag shopping publicly in Hongkong. Posted sa socMed ni Go ang location at security ni Duterte. Malacañang hindi informed. Tapos pag ma-assasinate si D30 isisisi sa kung sino? Wow 😏😏😏#TRUTHvsPropaganda
— The Truth Agent (@TheTruthAgentPH) October 7, 2018
Why would Duterte risk being seen shopping in Hong Kong 🇭🇰 with his family, with an economic crisis in the Philippines 🇵🇭? I get the feeling that this is like a farewell family trip. Is Duterte dying ? https://t.co/47mba3M1Zc
— Alan Mark (@Alan_Mark_) October 7, 2018
Tama! Habang nagdurusa ang bayan, nagpapasasa si DU30 at pamilya sa Hong Kong. Style Marcos noh? @RRD_Davao @attyharryroque @DILGPhilippines @SecBenDiokno @SecSonnySays @TeamAFP @dndphl @del_lorenzana @AltTeamAFP @PHDefenseForum @NUSPhilippines @phkule @TheGUIDON @iamkarendavila https://t.co/0LoPO7R8Mc
— retiredrebel (@retiredrebel1) October 8, 2018
However, some netizens defended the president and believe that Mr. Duterte deserves a rest for all his hardships in running the country.
Get well soon, pahinga ka muna kahit saglit lang tatay digong.
— juwan (@juwanobaring) October 7, 2018
I dont like duterte but i dont hate him either pero i am certain that he didn’t went to hongkong para mag shopping and they have their OWN salary
— The fearless (@Thefearless9) October 7, 2018
Emilie Garcia: “Tama po yan need nyo rin pong mag relax pag may time enjoy po!!!”
Vanch Ramos: “Ay ayn sbhin nman pa shopping shopping lng lang c tatay digong”
Heart Lanaza Abelgas: “God will protect and guide you tatay D. Goodheath always. Loveu tay”
Ashly Uy: “Saludo tlga ko sa ating presidente
Npakasimple manamit ganyan mga totoong tao walang arte sana kung anu man ang sakit mo mawala eto ibless ka ni lord ng healthy na pangangatawan dahil kailangan ka namen”
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