Before their bilateral meeting in Manila on Monday, President Donald Trump and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte posed for pictures. Reporters were late for what is known as the "pool spray" because, according to the pool report of the meeting, they were held up by security.
An unofficial national symbol, the converted jeeps turned public transport staples are tapestries of Filipino life. But amid longstanding calls to modernize, the jeepney is on the verge of a major transformation.
President Donald Trump's lengthy trip to Asia has largely ignored human rights issues, despite the United States harboring long-held grievances with how countries in the region have treated their citizens. But aides say he will raise the issue during his meeting Monday with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte at the summit for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
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