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Going casual

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U.S. President Barack Obama (top center) has a drink after participating in a toast at a welcome dinner with fellow world leaders at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Manila, Philippines, on Wednesday night. Also pictured are Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (bottom left) and his wife Akie.

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It is called a Barong, the national dress shirt.

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ah, the world's woes on their shoulders but they're dutifully doing their best to put a brave face on it, have to admire their fortitude…..

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The contrast with the guys in the suits really sets a relaxed tone.

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I hope that isn't alcohol Obama is drinking or he's going to be in big trouble with the Grand Mufti of Washington...

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It is called a Barong, the national dress shirt.

Who asked?

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Abe looks like a circus ringleader

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Abe the only one with top button buttoned.

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Who asked?

I did. And thankfully, Mary answered before I could commit this question to text.

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@falla

Abe the only one with top button buttoned.

He's afraid of catching cold...

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Well,at least him and his wife are having some fun ....

... after all the troublesome time!

Wonder how many arrows he brought along .... or was it Yen-promises in exchange for whatever agreement?

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Yup. sucking down champagne on the taxpayer's dollar.

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Akie is looking a little tipsy. Oh dear

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ahh! living the good life. Fancy dinners and buffets; expensive drinks. All while the taxpayers are out to lunch.

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Glad they enjoy our tax moneys

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Whilst we're expected to live on instant noodles and chocolate.

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Whilst we're expected to live on instant noodles and chocolate.

Correction: premium noodles. We've never had them so good.

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Top government officials always enjoy our tax monies, from the pristine White House to the golden palaces of Kremlin

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