Albert del Rosario – pictured in 2015, during his time as the Philippines’ foreign affairs secretary – was denied entry to Hong Kong on June 21 and sent home. Photo: AFP

Former Philippine diplomat Albert del Rosario defends using diplomatic passport to enter Hong Kong after Duterte criticism

  • The former foreign secretary was deported over his ‘well-known anti-China attitudes’, according to a Chinese scholar
  • Nevertheless, experts say the incident is unlikely to affect relations between Manila and Beijing or Hong Kong
Topic |   The Philippines

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Albert del Rosario – pictured in 2015, during his time as the Philippines’ foreign affairs secretary – was denied entry to Hong Kong on June 21 and sent home. Photo: AFP
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