President Rodrigo Duterte speaks with one of the recipients of a food pack during a feeding program at the Delpan Sports Complex, Thursday night. Hundreds of families attended the event, which is Duterte’s first appearance with the public after his inauguration as an act of solidarity and thanksgiving to the poor.
President Rodrigo Duterte takes his oath as the 16th President of the Philippines at the Rizal Hall in Malacanan Palace at exactly 12 noon, Thursday. Duterte took his oath witnessed by his children Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte, Sebastian Duterte and Veronica Duterte.
Former President Benigno Aquino III waves back to the crowd as he enters his personal residence on Times Street in Quezon City on Thursday. Aquino turned over the leadership of the country earlier to President Rodrigo Duterte in simple rites in Malacañang Palace.
Outgoing President Benigno Aquino III (center-right) and his successor Rodrigo Duterte (center-left) salute during the departure ceremony for Aquino ahead of the swearing-in of Duterte at Malacanang Palace in Manila on Thursday. Duterte took his oath as the Philippines' 16th president at exactly 12 noon.
Maria Leonor Gerona Robredo is sworn in as Vice President of the Republic of the Philippines during her inauguration in Quezon City, on Thursday. Barangay Punta Tarawal, Calabangga, Camarines Sur Barangay Captain Ronaldo Coner and Barangay Mariana, Quezon City Barangay Captain Regina Celeste San Miguel administered the oath.
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