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Marcos Jr.'s trips abroad

September 22, 2022 | 6:53pm
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Marcos Jr.'s trips abroad
3 days ago

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and US President Joe Biden are expected to meet tomorrow According to the White House, the two heads of state will discuss the state of the global economy, the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, and the South China Sea -- Kaycee Valmonte

3 days ago

Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles says President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. met with Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio at the sidelines of the 77th United Nations General Assembly in New York.

“The two leaders met and discussed developments in Philippines-Japan bilateral relations,” Cruz says.

She adds that the two leaders “reaffirmed their commitment to reinforce ties and strengthen cooperation in response to the challenges and opportunities in the regional security and economic landscape.”

The two leaders also exchanged views on bilateral, regional and international concerns, the press secretary says, adding Prime Minister Kishida “reiterated Japan’s commitment to supporting the Philippines’ economic development to become an upper middle income country.” — The STAR/Alexis Romero

September 21, 2022

President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. will meet with US President Joe Biden on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles says. — The STAR/Alexis Romero

September 20, 2022

The Philippine Air Force says two of its FA-50 fighter jets escorted President Ferdinand "Bongbong"Marcos' flight "as it left the country" for an official trip to New York City to attend the 77th United Nations General Assembly on September 18.

"The fighter jets escorted the presidential flight in the country's eastern front starting over Polilio island all the way up to 200 nautical miles," it says.

"After escorting the presidential flight[,] which lasted for a few minutes, the two FA-50s continued with the conduct of regular maritime patrol," it adds.

 

September 15, 2022

The Department of Foreign Affairs says President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is expected to discuss food security, climate change and rule of law in his speech before the 7th United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles adds, in the same briefing, that the president will leave for New York on September 18 and will fly back to the Philippines on September 24. — with reports from The STAR/Alexis Romero

September 7, 2022

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and First Lady Liza Marcos visit Singapore National Orchid Garden this Wednesday morning. An orchid was named after them: Dendrobium Ferdinand Louise Marcos, News5 reports. — News5/Marlene Alcaide

September 6, 2022

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. meets with the Filipino community in Singapore at the Ho Bee Auditorium of the National University of Singapore (NUS) during the first day of his state visit. 

September 6, 2022

The Philippine government, through Foreign Affairs Secretary Enrique Manalo has requested for executive clemency for Mary Jane Veloso from Indonesia, the department says.

In a statement, the DFA confirms Manalo met with Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi in Jakarta on September 4 at the sidelines of the state visit of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to Indonesia.

“Foreign Minister Marsudi said she would consult the Ministry of Justice on the matter,” the department adds.

September 6, 2022

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. arrives in Singapore for a two-day State visit. News5 reports that Marcos landed at Changi Airport at around 12:45 p.m. — News5/Marlene Alcaide

September 6, 2022

 

Speaking to members of the press who covered his Indonesia state visit, President Ferdinand Marcos says the trip was “more productive” that they expected.

The president says the purpose of their visit was to encourage private-public partnerships with the Philippine government, and other joint ventures with businessmen.

“Sabi nila...we haven’t been able to come into the Philippines properly,..nag-pandemic, kung ano na nangyari. And PPPs weren’t really being encouraged in the previous years. Sabi ko nagbago na ‘yan,” he says. — The STAR/Alexis Romero

September 5, 2022

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. meets with his Indonesian counterpart, President Joko Widodo at Bogor Presidential Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The two are expected to deliver a joint statement.

September 4, 2022

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has arrived in Soekarno–Hatta International Airport in Indonesia, the Palace says.

September 4, 2022

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. designates Vice President Sara Duterte as officer-in-charge of Office of the President and of the executive branch in general while he is on state visits to Indonesia and Singapore.

The designation is notable since Leni Robredo and Jejomar Binay were never designated OICs when they were vice presidents, with that role often going to the executive secretary at the time. 

Follow this thread for updates on President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr.'s state visits and official trips abroad.

Photo: President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. prepares to leave for Jakarta, Indonesia at a send-off at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in this screenshot from state-run PTV-4 on September 4, 2022./PTV-4 stream

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