Noynoy Aquino must again be entertaining the illusion he is a rock star. This week, he is scheduled to wine and dine with members of the Filipino community in Washington DC, but for a hefty price.
According to the Tribune story published yesterday, Philippine Embassy officials in Washington, in an apparent effort to impress Noynoy, are organizing an expensive dinner to launch the US-Philippine Society where Noynoy would be the guest of honor.
Based on a solicitation letter obtained by The Tribune, a plate for the Chairman’s Circle goes for $75,000 each; for a founding member, $50,000 (P2.25 million); for a patron, $25,000 (P1.125 millionn); for the corporate circle, $15,000 (P675,000) each; for a friend, $5,000 (P225,000), and for a supporter, $1,000 (P45,000).
And just for a mere handshake with the President, one has to cough out a $250 for a ticket just to enter the venue and personally shake hands with Noynoy..... MORE
Source: The Daily Tribune