Thursday, September 23, 2010
President Noynoy stopped and ate a hotdog street-cart sandwich
President Benigno Aquino III is in New York for the U.N General Assembly and ASEAN US meeting. The President avoided too much expenses with this trip. Cabinet members and the President were in the economy class of the airplane going to New York and his in a much cheaper or inexpensive hotel in New York.
While walking on the corner of 6th Avenue and West 45th Street, New York the president stops in a hotdog street cart and bought a hotdog sandwich. He offered everybody of the hotdog sandwich.
"It’s actually one of the things you look forward to when you come to New York," said Aquino, adding that the last time he had a New York hotdog was 11 years ago.
They pay $54 or 2500 when converted into peso. Before that, the President just had a meeting with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and an interview with the Wall Street Journal.
That same day he received a Elizabeth Seton Medal by the Mount Saint Vincent College in New York City,
where her mother the former president Corazon Aquino graduated. The scholars of the Aquino attended the ceremony.