For the first time ever, the National Geographic (NatGeo) Channel will be taking us inside the grandest and most historical residence in the Philippines – the Malacañang Palace. Once dubbed as a “foremost home” by Spanish governor generals. The Americans made it a social hub for the country’s elite while the Japanese transformed it into a garrison.
On March 18, at 9:00 p.m., catch the premiere of the original documentary Inside Malacañang as National Geographic Channel (NGC) takes you to an exclusive guided tour inside the official residence of the country’s chief executive.
This exclusive feature, which took one and a half years to produce, delves into chambers of the palace that were previously off-limits to the media and the public. Inside Malacañang also examines and breaks long-held myths and beliefs about the President’s entourage. Get to know the everyday routines of the Presidential Security. NatGeo follows some of the people closest to President Benignino “Noynoy” Aquino as they risked their lives behind the scene as they try to protect our Commander-in-chief.
Get to know the Group commander (Colonel Ramon Dizon), President Benigno S. Aquino III close-in security aide (Senior Police Office 4 Lito Africano), the presidential photographer (Jay Morales), and even the presidential food tester (Jaime Caster Castro). Also, shared his work at Malacanang Palace were Retired Air Force Gen. Jose Angel “Bodet” Honrado and Undersecretary Manolo Quezon III who explained some of the historical background of the Malacañang Palace.