Philippines: Thousands brave heat to party with President-elect Duterte

(From Inquirer.net)

Amid the sweltering heat, thousands of people trooped to the sprawling Crocodile Park in Davao City to participate in a thanksgiving party for President-elect Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday.

Despite the heat, supporters of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte attend his victory party in Davao City

Despite the heat, supporters of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte attend his victory party in Davao City Saturday

As organizers did not allow the bringing in of umbrellas citing security reasons, revelers sat under the shade of trees around the venue, or bought hats and fans hawked by vendors.

The privately-organized thanksgiving party dubbed “One Nation, One Love” kicked off around 1 p.m., with performances by local and Manila-based artists. The revelry was expected to last until early Sunday. Read More

 



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