Philippines | Manila – visiting the President’s Palace

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Getting anywhere in Manila in rush hour traffic is a slow process, cars, lorries, jeepneys, cycles, rickshaws, pedestrians, roadblocks, roadworks etc make for a generally slow but interesting journey.  Imagine then if you had a few police outriders and a police car ahead of you, stopping the traffic and redirecting the traffic around you trying to smooth your way …. just imagine …… well, imagine no more, because this is what happened to a group of journalists, including me, last week!

Our destination, the President’s Palace at Malacañan Palace where we had been invited for a dinner reception as part of (more…)

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