President Rodrigo Duterte has been advised by his doctor to refrain from drinking alcohol.
This follows Barrett’s esophagus close to stage 1 cancer.
The president made the statement in his speech on Tuesday morning.
The president said he already has myasthenia gravis, Buerger’s disease, acid reflux, Barrett’s esophagus and spinal issues.
Earlier, the Palace denied that the president went to Singapore for treatment.
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque has repeatedly stated that the president is in good health.