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ESCUDERO: APPOINT EFFECTIVE PLLO CHIEF

Senator Chiz Escudero called on President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to appoint with urgency a “high caliber Cabinet member” as head of the Presidential Legislative Liaison Office (PLLO) that will serve as an effective point person between Malacanang and Congress in pursuit of the Chief Executive’s legislative agenda. Escudero issued the statement to avoid another incident […]

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DUTERTE NAMES ARTES, SAN JUAN AS MMDA CHAIRMAN, GM

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed lawyer Romando Artes as the new Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman effective March 1, vice Atty. Benhur Abalos Jr. who resigned last February 7. Artes expressed gratitude to the President for his trust and confidence, assuring the public that projects beneficial to Metro Manila shall continue to be implemented. […]

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REP. NOGRALES AMONG CHED’S NEW TECHNICAL PANEL MEMBERS

Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles is among the new technical panel members in the fields of public administration and agriculture to be appointed by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED).Nograles, a neophyte lawmaker, is a vice chairperson of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Higher Education and Technical Education. “I vow to become an […]

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CA CONFIRMS AVISADO AS BUDGET SECRETARY – ZUBIRI

The Commission on Appointments (CA) has confirmed the appointment of Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Wendel Avisado. Avisado has been Acting Secretary of the agency since August 2019. The Budget chief was confirmed during the CA’s recent plenary session which was presided over by its chairman Senate President Vicente Sotto III. Senate Majority […]

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SENATORS TO HONASAN: WE WISH HIM WELL AS DICT CHIEF

Senators lauded their colleague, Senator Gringo Honasan, and wished him well after he accepted the offer of President Rodrigo Duterte to be Secretary of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT). Honasan said he decided to accept the President’s offer “for a better Philippines, a better government, for the Filipino people, and for a […]

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NOGRALES BEING EYED AS CABSEC – PANELO

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo has confirmed that President Rodrigo Duterte is eyeing Davao City Representative Karlo Nograles as the next Cabinet Secretary (CabSec). “He is one of those being considered,” Panelo said in a Palace press briefing when asked to confirm Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra’s remark that Nograles is the next CabSec. “The announcement will […]