I wanna hold your hand: Trudeau whisked away from adoring Manila mob

November 19, 2015 12:11 PM

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MANILA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had to be whisked away from an Asia-Pacific summit by police bodyguards on Thursday as hundreds of excited journalists and staff swarmed around him in a bid to take photos and say hello.

Trudeau, a charismatic young politician who won Canada's election last month promising "sunny ways" and respect, has generated rock star-like enthusiasm this week during meetings in Turkey and Manila.

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