Philippine President Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jnr and his wife First Lady Louise Araneta-Marcos (right) with Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan and his wife Joy Balakrishnan at the orchid naming ceremony on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Philippine President Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jnr and his wife First Lady Louise Araneta-Marcos (right) with Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan and his wife Joy Balakrishnan at the orchid naming ceremony on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Singapore

Singapore names ‘robust’ orchid after Philippines’ President Ferdinand Marcos Jnr and his wife

  • Singapore Botanic Gardens said the ‘robust and free-flowering’ hybrid orchid was named Dendrobium Ferdinand Louise Marcos
  • Marcos Jnr and his wife are in Singapore, which has a tradition of naming orchids after visiting dignitaries, for the final day of a state visit

Philippine President Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jnr and his wife First Lady Louise Araneta-Marcos (right) with Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan and his wife Joy Balakrishnan at the orchid naming ceremony on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Philippine President Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jnr and his wife First Lady Louise Araneta-Marcos (right) with Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan and his wife Joy Balakrishnan at the orchid naming ceremony on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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