Duterte meets Jackie Chan
President Duterte poses with Chinese martial arts star Jackie Chan, who flashes the signature Duterte fist with Sen. Bong Go during a meeting in Beijing. Duterte received an autographed book and stuffed toys from the action star.
Photo from Bong Go’s facebook page
Duterte meets Jackie Chan
Alexis Romero (The Philippine Star) - August 31, 2019 - 12:00am

BEIJING – President Duterte’s visit here gave him an opportunity to meet not just with Chinese leaders but also with martial arts star Jackie Chan. 

Photos released by the office of senator and former presidential aide Christopher Go showed Chan giving the President an autographed copy of his book and a Unicef panda toy. 

The President was also seen checking out a laptop and listening to a story being shared by the actor. Another photo showed Duterte, Chan and Go showing the President’s trademark fist gesture. 

Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo said the meeting happened at the President’s hotel room. He said he did not recognize the “Rush Hour” actor because “he looked different in person.”

Go said Duterte had expressed readiness to accompany Chan when he brings his charity works to Southeast Asia. 

 

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