Malacanang defends Alvarez's 'very simple' birthday party

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Saturday, January 13, defended what it called the “very simple” 60th birthday party of House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez.

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque came to Alvarez’s defense when he was asked to comment on observations that the politician’s celebration on Friday, Januar 12, was extravagant.

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