MANILA (UPDATE)—Malacañang on Friday said former Foreign Affairs Secretary Alfred del Rosario may have “misused” his diplomatic passport for his Hong Kong trip.
- Arianne Merez, ABS-CBN News
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo raised the possibility given that the former top diplomat’s trip was not sanctioned by the Philippine government.
“Mr. Del Rosario may have misused a diplomatic passport in his travel to Hong Kong, a trip which is private in nature and is in no way related to government or foreign service,” Panelo said in a statement.
“As the country’s former Chief Diplomat, Mr…