United States President Donald Trump arrived at the 31st ASEAN Summit gala dinner wearing a barong.
He was welcomed at the red carpet by President Rodrigo Duterte and his partner Honeylet Avanceña. The event is held at the SMX Convention Center.
Trump had previously offered to mediate in the regional dispute over the South China Sea or the West Philippine Sea.
Duterte welcomes Trump and the rest of the world leaders in his opening toast. The gala dinner officially starts the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN and the related meetings.
Duterte and Trump will have a bilateral meeting tomorrow, November 13.