BINTANGNEWS.com – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has arrived in the Philippines to attend the 31st ASEAN Summit and related meetings, after leaving the APEC Leaders'Summit in Da Nang, Vietnam, earlier that morning. The President arrived midday on Sunday aboard the presidential airplane at the Clark Air Base in the Pampanga region, just hours ahead of his engagements in Manila.
He was greeted by a band of energetic dancers clad in plant-themed attire, a marching band playing the samba tune and Filipino children holding umbrellas and placards spelling out "H.E. Joko Widodo" and "Mabuhay," the word for "welcome" in the local language.***
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