Given the numerous formal engagements he has to attend, it’s unbelievable that President Rodrigo Duterte solely has six barong Tagalogs.
Yet he admitted that his provide of formal Filipino put on was restricted when he appeared in a polo shirt at the 11th Ambassadors’ Tour Philippine Reception in Davao City Friday (July 14).
Speaking earlier than Filipino-Americans executives, Duterte defined that of his six barongs, solely three are in Davao City.
“I don’t know really the… sino ang… who’s in charge there pero mas mabilis sila. ‘Yung barong ko naipadala na doon sa dry cleaning pero hindi pa ni isa bumalik,” he stated, eliciting laughter from the viewers.
“So I am forced to use the t-shirt which is really my uniform and I hope it’s the vogue in America. Kasi wala na rin akong medyas,” he joked.
While not certainly one of Duterte’s barongs in Davao have but to make their means again to him, he stated his barongs in Manila are instantly cleaned after he makes use of them.