Rodrigo Duterte Cabinet - updates

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Duterte orders drastic revamp of Office of Cabinet Secretary

Oct 31, 2018 - 6:43 PM

A new executive order revamps the Office of the Cabinet Secretary, reverting it to its old name, Cabinet Secretariat, and taking away its supervision of 8 agencies

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presides over the 29th Cabinet Meeting at the Malacañan Palace on September 11, 2018. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

After Dominguez-Piñol 'showdown,' Duterte OKs 'open' rice importation

Oct 09, 2018 - 1:45 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte sides with Finance Secretary Sonny Dominguez who pushed for lifting restrictions on rice importation and letting market forces decide rice supply

Honeylet Avanceña wants Pasig River rehab tackled in Cabinet meeting

Apr 03, 2018 - 12:15 PM

The President's partner is now able to suggest agenda items for Cabinet meetings

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte gets his attire fixed by his partner Honeylet as they prepare to welcome the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states and dialogue partners for the dinner hosted by the Philippines at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City on November 12, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENIAL PHOTO

2017: A year of rejection for Duterte's appointees

Dec 20, 2017 - 12:03 PM

As 2017 ends, Rappler takes a look at the sacked and rejected members of the Duterte administration

Duterte reorganizes Cabinet clusters to reflect priorities

May 19, 2017 - 7:52 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte creates new Cabinet clusters on infrastructure and participatory governance through Executive Order No 24

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and members of the Cabinet pray before the start of the 13th Cabinet Meeting at the State Dining Room in Malacañan Palace on March 6, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/ Presidential Photo

Evasco celebrates birthday after Duterte, also with grandkids

Mar 29, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Cabinet Secretary Jun Evasco among the President s closest advisers turns 73 a day after Duterte turns 72

TWO BIRTHDAYS, TWO FRIENDS. Cabinet Secretary Jun Evasco and President Rodrigo Duterte sit together at a housing summit in February 2016. Malacañang photo

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Dec 05, 2016 - 5:37 PM

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What Duterte's Cabinet meetings are like

Jul 30, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Since the Duterte Cabinet is composed of people from different political backgrounds debates are inevitable How do they make policy decisions?

FIRST MEETING. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte holds his first Cabinet meeting at the Aguinaldo State Dining Room of the Malacañang Palace.

Robredo ‘warmly welcomed’ into Duterte Cabinet

Jul 12, 2016 - 2:38 PM

Cabinet members discussed with Robredo the process and the thinking behind the Duterte administration s controversial war on drugs says the Palace spokesman

WELCOMING LENI. President Rodrigo Duterte welcomes the newly-appointed chairman of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) Vice President Leni Robredo who attends the Cabinet meeting for the first time. Photo by Cado Ninal/Malacanang PPD

No more Trudeau-like Cabinet for Duterte?

Jun 04, 2016 - 5:15 PM

With the current roster the average age of the incoming Cabinet is 66 years old – 16 years older than the Trudeau threshold

Photo by King Rodriguez

Duterte: No Cabinet post for VP Robredo yet

May 31, 2016 - 9:01 PM

UPDATED President elect Rodrigo Duterte says he does not want to hurt the feelings of my friend Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos Jr who lost to Leni Robredo

ELECTED. The certificates canvassed by Congress show Rodrigo Duterte getting a total of 16,601,997 votes for president, and Leni Robredo 14,418,817 votes for vice president.

Duterte names appointees to DND, DILG, DOST, more

May 31, 2016 - 7:17 PM

UPDATED Duterte announces 13 new Cabinet appointees during a meeting on Tuesday May 31 in Davao City

FIRST CABINET MEETING. President-elect Rodrigo Duterte meets with his appointees on May 31, 2016, before naming additional nominees to Cabinet posts. Photo courtesy of King Rodriguez

Left submits Cabinet nominees to Duterte, 4 out of 10 women

May 26, 2016 - 10:52 AM

The Left has submitted a very impressive list of nominees I am inclined to give in says Duterte

FORMING  HIS CABINET. Rodrigo Duterte, Philippine president-elect, discusses Cabinet appointments during a press conference on May 26, 2016 in Davao City. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Duterte Cabinet members bond over monggo, fried fish

May 25, 2016 - 10:54 PM

Some incoming Cabinet members meet each other for the first time and exchange contact numbers as they prepare to serve incoming president Duterte

GETTING TO KNOW. Some members of the incoming Duterte Cabinet meet in Metro Manila on Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Photo from Roldan Gorgonio Facebook account

Duterte: Panelo a ‘temporary’ spokesman

May 24, 2016 - 2:11 PM

Duterte is on the look out for a presidential spokesperson He has given himself until the second week of June to finalize his appointments

File photo of Salvador Panelo by Jerald Uy

Duterte: Young Cabinet nominees turned off by low salary

May 24, 2016 - 2:00 PM

They want to be patriotic but the problem is the necessity the president elect says of his potential bright and young Cabinet officials

WHERE ARE YOUNG GUNS? Duterte says he wants young people in his Cabinet but can't convince them because of low government salaries. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

#AskTheTaxWhiz: Advice for Duterte’s first 100 days

May 20, 2016 - 11:50 AM

Tax expert Mon Abrea gives president elect Rodrigo Duterte advice on how to hit the ground running on genuine tax reform and possible choices for BIR and BOC chiefs

Transition team: Duterte Cabinet to be patterned after Trudeau's

May 13, 2016 - 12:11 PM

The team says they are creating a short list of possible appointees taking inspiration from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau s gender balanced youthful cabinet

PREPARATIONS UNDERWAY. Duterte's transition team meets at the Marco Polo Hotel in Davao City. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Duterte bares details about his wish list Cabinet

May 09, 2016 - 10:47 PM

Some names Duterte mentions: former AFP chief Hermogenes Esperon Jr Carlos Dominguez and former press secretary Jesus Dureza

NEXT PRESIDENT? Duterte enjoys a moment of silence in between interviews as the initial counting of votes show he is pulling away closer to victory. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler