MANILA, Philippines – For the first time ever, President Aquino visited on Thursday, April 19, the official residence of Vice President Jejomar Binay. The President dropped by the Coconut Palace before going to the 2nd Abu Dhabi Dialogue, which was held in a nearby Pasay City hotel.
The visit happened amid talks that Binay’s United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) is turning out to be the opposition party that will challenge the administration’s senatorial slate in the 2013 senatorial eletions.
Binay himself gave President Aquino a 10-minute tour of the Coconut Palace.
Binay is the first Philippine vice president to occupy the Coconut Palace. The official residence of Philippine vice presidents used to be the Philippine National Bank Financial Center in Pasay City. – Rappler.com