President Rodrigo Duterte had a surprise visit to a Jollibee outlet in Hong Kong during his four-day state visit in China.
The controversial leader stopped for fried chicken at the Hung Hom outlet of popular Filipino chain Jollibee before proceeding to Kai Tak Cruise Terminal to meet with members of the Filipino community.
Special Assistant to the President Bong Go accompanied Mr. Duterte together with Davao Mayor Sara Duterte, Honeylet Avancena and Veronica Duterte at the Jollibee branch in Whampoa, Hung Hom.
President Duterte also invited Mrs. Alma O. Pardillo, a Filipino domestic helper in Hong Kong, to join their table.
He promised medical assistance to her 9-year old child diagnosed with a serious lung ailment and shoulder the roundtrip airfare of Mrs. Pardillo so she could go for a holiday with her family to attend the college graduation of her child and to be with her children whom she had not seen for a long time already.