IN PHOTOS: 20 world leaders in barong Tagalog
(Philstar.com) - November 18, 2015 - 7:17pm

MANILA, Philippines - President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday night hosted a welcome dinner for the economic leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.

The president's gift to the leaders attending the APEC summit was the barong Tagalog, the official national garb for Filipino men.

 

 

Designer Paul Cabral created the barong Tagalog from pineapple fiber, the finest of all Philippine hand-woven fabrics. -Patricia Lourdes Viray

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