MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has departed the Philippines to participate in the 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Economic Leaders Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand.
A departure ceremony was held in Villamor Airbase in Pasay City on Wednesday afternoon for Marcos’ four-day trip.
Marcos’ attendance in Apec, which will be held from November 16 to 19, will be his first time as the country’s president.
The chief executive will push for food security, energy security, and climate change mitigation during the summit, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs.
Marcos will join world leaders in various dialogues and will have bilat…
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